A growing number of drugs sold on the street or online contain dangerous opioids created in a lab. Allen Martin shows us even the experts can't tell the difference and the consequences are deadly.
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Homeless Encampment On BART Property In Concord EvictedOn Wednesday, authorities have evicted the remaining residents of a homeless encampment underneath elevated BART tracks in Concord. (1/26/22)
Bay Area African-American Church Congregations In Peril After Leader Accused Of FraudMembers of AME Zion Church congregations in Oakland, San Jose, Palo Alto face uncertainty after a former bishop was indicted on fraud and conspiracy charges, leaving the churches in debt. Devin Fehely reports. (1/26/22)
PIX NowKPIX 5 Evening News headlines for Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.
Gun Rights Group Sues San Jose Over Liability Insurance OrdinanceHours after passing the nation’s first law requiring gun owners to purchase liability insurance and pay an annual fee, gun rights advocates sued the City of San Jose seeking “injunctive relief” to immediately block the new law from taking effect, while the legal challenges are resolved. Kiet Do reports.
Weather Extra: Rainfall TotalsIn this week's Weather Extra, Darren looks at how much rain we've gotten so far this water year, and how this dry January compares to our January average
Questions Raised After Suspect In Attacks On San Francisco Asian Businesses Found To Be Out Of CustodyAccording to the San Francisco District Attorney’s office, 37 year old Derik Barreto is the man responsible for more than half of all reported hate crimes against the API community in San Francisco last year. Kenny Choi reports. (1/26/22)
San Francisco's Moscone Center Welcome Back Convention AttendeesMax Darrow reports on downtown SF businesses happy to see the first post-pandemic conference be held at Moscone Center (1-26-2022)
Wednesday Evening Weather Forecast with Paul Heggen1/26/22
2022 Jefferson Awards Medal Ceremony to Honor 2021 WinnersWe are honoring all of our 2021 KPIX Bay Area Jefferson Award winners in a virtual ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022. Register to save your spot and watch the award ceremony at https://sanfrancisco.multiplyinggood.org/KPIXJeffersonAwards
Fight of California Solar Power Incentives Playing Out Over AirwavesJohn Ramos reports on the intense battle over California's solar incentive program that is set to be weighed by the CPUC (1-26-2022)
San Francisco 49ers Hold First Practice of NFC Championship WeekVern Glen reports on the San Francisco 49ers taking to the practice field before heading down to Los Angeles for the NFC Championship this weekend (1-26-2022)
San Francisco Crime Statistics Show Sharp Rise In Gun Violence In 2021On Wednesday, Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott revealed the city's final crime statistics from 2021, which included a sharp jump in gun violence. Wilson Walker reports. (1/26/22)
East Bay Real Estate MarketKPIX 5's Amanda Starrantino asks the 2022 President of the Bay East Association of Realtors, Sheila Cunha, about the latest housing numbers and real estate trends in the East Bay
Niners Fans Who Live in LA Ready to Represent the Red and GoldLen Ramirez reports on the significant number of 49ers fans who were born and raised in Los Angeles (1-26-2022)
Broad Ramifications of Supreme Court Justice Breyer Announcing His RetirementTeam coverage of Supreme Court Justice Breyer planning to announce his retirement and the fallout from his decision (1-26-2022)
Omicron Impact Continues in Bay Area, But Cases Still DecliningJocelyn Moran reports on Bay Area health officials saying disruptions from COVID should decline as case rates drop (1-25-2022)
Wednesday Afternoon Weather Forecast with Mary Lee1/26/22
PIX NowWednesday noon news update from KPIX 5
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Reportedly Set to RetireAnne Makovec reports on reports Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is going to retire (1-25-2022)
3 Injured In San Jose Stabbing; Suspect Fatally Struck By Truck On Highway 85Len Kiese reports on suspect in San Jose triple stabbing being fatally 85 (1-25-2022)
Welcome to KPIX First Alert WeatherKPIX 5's Paul Heggen describes First Alert Weather, our new approach that puts even more of a focus on when, and how, Bay Area weather will impact you.
West Contra Costa Schools: Teachers union makes classroom COVID safety demandsUnion and West Contra Costa School District officials set to meet to discuss teachers demand for more COVID safety measures
Fatal Collision: Highway 85 northbound traffic slowed after pedestrian fatally struckMorning commute on northbound Highway 85 slowed after pedestrian fatally struck