SUBWAY SHOOTING: Safety Concerns On The Minds Of Bay Area BART Riders In Wake Of NYC ShootingOn Tuesday, BART Police deployed every uniformed officer within the system, increasing its presence because of the NYC subway shooting that injured 10 riders.
PIX NowWednesday morning headlines from the KPIX newsroom
Yelp Offers To Pay Travel Expenses For Its Employees In Oklahoma Seeking AbortionsIn response to Oklahoma’s abortion ban, San Francisco-based Yelp has offered to pay travel expenses for its employees there, who need to go out-of-state to terminate a pregnancy. Katie Nielson has details.
BART Bolsters Security In Response To NYC Mass ShootingThe mass shooting in New York City’s subway has raised questions about security in transit systems across the country. Kenny Choi tells us BART is bolstering its police patrols and video surveillance.
PIX NowTuesday evening news update from KPIX 5
Amazon Data Center May Be Coming To GilroyBig tech is making a new home in southern Santa Clara County. Kiet Do has more on the newest Amazon facility that may be coming to the City of Gilroy.
Grocery Store Shoppers Feeling Brunt of High Inflation RateAmericans are paying more for just about everything these days. Today labor department released a new report showing inflation is at its highest level in 40 years. One place we all feel the effects: the grocery store. Max Darrow reports.
1000 Backpacks Part Of Powerful Exhibit At SJSU About Mental Health, Suicide PreventionA powerful exhibit at San Jose State University aims to start a conversation about mental health and suicide prevention. Len Ramirez reports, he used 1000 backpacks to illustrate students whose lives were lost to suicide.
Federal Mask Mandate For Travel May Be ExtendedThe federal requirement to wear face masks on airplanes and public transportation is scheduled to expire next week and the US Centers for Disease Control will soon make a call on whether to extend it. Errol Barnett reports.
Search For Person Of Interest In NYC Mass Shooting; More Security On Bay Area TransitThere are new developments in the NYC subway mass shooting that injured 10 people. Authorities have stepped up security on Bay Area transit. Elise Preston has more details.
Cheaper, Higher-Ethanol Blend of Gas To Be Available In SummerThe Biden administration is taking another step to lower gasoline prices. The Environmental Protection Agency will suspend the normal summertime ban on gas made with more ethanol. That gas is usually a little bit cheaper. But as Wilson Walker shows us, not by much.
Tuesday Evening First Alert Weather Forecast with Darren Peck4/12/22
Sherri Papini Accepts Plea Deal, Will Admit 2016 Kidnapping HoaxFive years after her disappearance made national and international headlines, Sherri Papini of Redding will admit that her kidnapping was all a hoax, as part of a plea deal announced Tuesday. Madisen Keavy reports. (4/12/22)
Santa Clara Valley Water District Approves Outdoor Watering Limits Amid Worsening DroughtThe South Bay’s largest water provider is limiting when and how often people can water their yards as the county faces the effects of a deepening drought. Devin Fehely reports. (4/12/22)
Health & WellnessCBS News Bay Area’s Elizabeth Cook talks to celebrity trainer Erica Stenz about health and wellness as things open up and more people get back to work
Oakland Police Chief Expresses Frustration Over Ghost Guns, ‘Zero Bail’ Amid Rising ViolenceAt a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong said the volume of guns on the street have become intolerable. John Ramos reports.(4/12/22)
PIX NowTuesday noon news update from KPIX 5
Santa Clara Valley Water Eyes Tougher Water Restrictions As Conservation Efforts Fall ShortThe Santa Clara Valley Water District is considering toughening water restrictions as the county’s two million residents are falling short when it comes to conservation. Jocelyn Moran reports.
BART, San Francisco Muni Celebrate Receiving Nearly $1.6 Million in Federal FundsBART and San Francisco Muni are making use of more than $1.5 billion in federal relief funds since the pandemic began. Anne Makovec reports.
NY Subway Mass Shooting Injury 10; Bay Area Transit Agencies RespondTransit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area were on alert Tuesday after a gunman shot several people on a New York subway platform.
Diane Jenkins Returns to “The Young and the Restless”KPIX 5’s Gianna Franco talks with Diane Jenkins who returns to The Young and the Restless after 17 years
Weather ExtraKPIX 5’s First Alert Weather Meteorologist Darren Peck takes a look at the latest snow survey and how much more dire the situation could become due to climate change – and how things could be averted if we curb emissions
Travel Tuesday: Locating super charger stations will cutdown time recharging your electrical vehiclePlanning a trip to LA in your electrical vehicle? Wise to map out super charger sites along you route
First Alert Weather Forecast For Thursday morningClear today; More showers later this week
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