The instability many feel in the foster care system leads to higher rates of entering the justice system. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Yukari Kane, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project, and Dawn Rains, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Treehouse, about the foster care to prison pipeline.
2 Injured After Car Crashes Into San Francisco Outdoor Dining ParkletTwo people were injured Monday after a driver crashed into an outdoor dining parklet in San Francisco's North Beach, prompting questions about safety of the areas that have become popular during the pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (4/21/21)
San Mateo Police: Murder Of Rap Artist Cutty Banks Believed To Be Mistaken ID RetaliationTwo people who allegedly killed a Bay Area rapper in San Mateo in a twisted revenge plot. But as Stacy Butler reports, police said the suspects got the wrong guy. (4/21/21)
COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara Set To Deliver 1 Millionth Dose Amid Supply Influx - 'Something To Celebrate'Santa Clara County is poised to reach a major milestone this week when it delivers the one millionth COVID-19 shot since vaccine distribution began in December. Maria Medina reports. (4/21/21)
Family Holds Vigil, Seeks Accountability From Alameda Police Following In-Custody Death Of Mario GonzalezFamily members of Mario Gonzalez are demanding answers and transparency from the Alameda Police Department after the Oakland man died while in custody on Monday. Andrea Nakano reports. (4/21/21)
SF Considers Multi-Million Dollar Plan To Create Safe Sleeping Sites For City's HomelessThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering spending hundreds of millions of dollars on 'safe sleeping sites.' On Project Home, Susie Steimle talks to city leaders and homeless advocates about the pros and cons of the proposal.
COVID Milestone: U.S. Reaches 200 Million Americans VaccinatedNow that the U.S. has passed the 200 million vaccinations milestone, Allen Martin asks a senior advisor on the White House COVID-19 Response Team what this milestone means in terms of herd immunity and getting past this pandemic.
North Bay Ranchers Already Struggling With Drought Conditions Before Emergency DeclarationGovernor Gavin Newsom was in Mendocino County declaring a drought emergency on Wednesday, and while it specifically applies to Mendocino and Sonoma counties, the entire North Bay is already struggling with drought conditions. Wilson Walker reports. (4/21/21)
Jefferson Award: Hayward Woman Is Foster Mom To More Than 80 Infant BabiesA Hayward woman has been a mother to more than 80 babies over the years through foster care. Sharon Chin introduces Linda Owens, this week's Jefferson Award winner.
DA Chesa Boudin Touts Police Reform Legislation AB 127; SF Police Union Pushes BackIn the wake of the Derek Chauvin trial, several pieces of legislation addressing police reform have been proposed. Backed by San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin, Assembly Bill 127 aims to hold officers more accountable, but the measure is already receiving pushback by the SFPOA. Kenny Choi reports. (4/21/21)
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Investigation Underway After 16-Year-Old Ma’Khia Bryant Fatally Shot By Police In Columbus, OhioOn the same day of the Derek Chauvin verdict, a police officer in Columbus, Ohio shot and killed Ma’Khia Bryant, a black teenage girl. Body camera video has surfaced of the incident showing Bryant holding a knife. Ken Bastida reports. (4/21/21)
COVID Reopening: How A Peninsula School District Kept Schools Open Despite PandemicWhile some school districts are just now reopening, one District on the Peninsula has had students on campus for nearly the entire school year. John Ramos shows us how they did it.
COVID Vaccine Supply In Santa Clara, San Mateo Counties a Case Of Haves, Have NotsIt's a tale of two counties when it comes to getting the COVID-19 vaccine. San Mateo County can't get enough doses, while its neighbor Santa Clara County has plenty, enough vaccine to meet the demand. Len Ramirez reports. (4/21/21)
Stunning BodyCam Video Of Danville Police Shooting Released; Officer Faces Charges In Prior Suspect KillingDeputy Andrew Hall, a law enforcement officer in Contra Costa County who was involved in two deadly shootings while on duty, is facing manslaughter charges in connection with the 2018 death of Laudemer Arboleda. Hall also fatally shot Tyrell Wilson in a confrontation earlier this year. Devin Fehely reports. (4/21/21)
Raw Video: Gov. Newsom Declares Drought Emergency In Sonoma, Mendocino CountiesGov. Gavin Newsom has declared a regional drought emergency for the Russian River watershed in Mendocino and Sonoma counties in response to the dry conditions affecting much of the state. (4/21/21)
Marin County Opens New Vaccination Sites After Missing Yellow Tier StatusNew vaccination sites are opening up in Marin County to help speed up herd immunity and a move into the yellow tier of reopening. Emily Turner reports. (4/21/21)
Justice Department To Launch Probe Into Minneapolis Police Practices Following Derek Chauvin Guilty VerdictsU.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced an investigation into policing practices in Minneapolis following the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd. Skyler Henry reports. (4/21/21)
Shocking Video Released Of Danville Officer Fatal Shooting; Same Officer To Be Charged In Prior Suspect KillingIt took less than 40 seconds for a confrontation between a suspect armed with a knife and a Danville Police officer to go from an argument to a fatal shooting, according to body cam video released by the sheriffs department on Wednesday. Anne Makovec reports. (4/21/21)
COVID: San Domenico high school teachers create COVID pandemic music videoSan Domenico high school teachers create COVID pandemic music video
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamMorning fog brings cooling trend this week
MARIN DROUGHT: Marin Water District To Put In Tough Drought Restrictions On May 1Marin Water District To Put In Tough Drought Restrictions On May 1
Pandemic Doesn't Stop San Jose Stoners From Celebrating 4/20The pandemic didn't stop 4/20 celebrations across the Bay Area, even if it meant getting a little creative. Maria Medina reports from San Jose.