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displaced in the south bay. this was after a driver under the influence triggers a chain reaction crash and slams into a building. new developments police are now revealing about that driver. good morning to you. thanks for joining us. >> we're streaming live on roku, amazon and yn line. we're finding out new information about the driver of the car. >> this happened early this morning near andrew hill high
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school. damon has been at the scene all morning. he's live for us this midday. i know you've got new information for us. break that down for us. >> reporter: right now, the condo is worded up, marcus, because it's deemed unsafe. it's been taped off so nobody can go inside. we have confirm that had the driver has been arrested for hit and run and for driving under the influence. but it was a close call for the family here. neighbors say they heard a crash and came running outside to see what was going on. the driver veered off the road about 50 feet away. he struck a car parked on the street. we're told the front wheel went flying into another unit. police say the driver fled the scene along with his passengers but was arrested later and charged with dui. the homeowner say police told her there were four young people
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in the car so it appears the other two got away. the entire incident this morning woke up the entire neighborhood. >> i didn't go outside. i got woken up. >> reporter: you heard it? >> yeah. i'm right next to where it happened. >> reporter: what did it sound like? >> an earthquake. >> reporter: i spoke with the homeowner. she was taking pictures of the car for the insurance purposes. she said everyone is okay and they'll be staying with family here in san jose because her home is unsafe. the red cross was out here this morning but the family says they'll be okay. >> what a way for them to wake up. >> we have continuing coverage on the story at when it happened, we actually
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sent out a push notification. make sure you have the app and we can send you those updates to your phone. the mayor has tested positive for covid-19. the spokesperson says the mayor is self-quarantining at home and plans to follow cdc guidelines before returning to events. in oakland, police are investigating another deadly shooting. the victim was shot and killed in a van before 11:00 last night. near international boulevard. it follows the creation of a new safe office announced yesterday by the attorney general and welcomed by oakland leaders focused on gun violence prevention. >> this new office will examine a broad range of factors to prevent gun violence and firearm availability to effective resources for crisis prevention. >> this is for the state department to step up and at the end of the day, having the law enforcement from the forest, housing authority, the sheriff.
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you name it. they're here on our streets. we need to work together. >> over 24 hour period ending tuesday afternoon, four people died from shootings in oakland. video shows the violence outside the market. in that shooting, two men died. a live look over san jose. this is where the mayor there will deliver his final state of the city address later. now, this is all going to happen about 6:00 tonight at the california theatre. he is expected to celebrate city employees and honor local community leaders. and making it in the bay just took another hit as the fed once again raised lending rates. that combined with inflation is a big double whammy, but there is some relief that could be coming for california taxpayers and it may be happening in a matter of days. >> it's temporary relief that is helpful, but with the fed
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raising interest hikes another three quarters of a percentage point for the third straight time, some are looking for longer term relief. this week, the fed announced rates are up by about .75% points. this means the cost of credit cards, mortgages, lines of credit, car and student loans are all expected to go up once again. if you're looking to buy a home soon, you may want to look away. the average rate for a 30-year loan is now 6.25%. it's the highest level since october of 2028. why again the fed wants to make it more expensive to borrow in an effort to lower demand. >> what we need to do is get rates up to a meaningful, downward pressure on inflation. that's what we're doing. >> for californians, some relief is on the way. we now know you can expect inflation relief checks starting october 7th. that's the first day
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californians will receive the middle class tax refund. the big question is how do you get your hands on this money? you need to have filed a 2020 tax return by october of last year. you need to have lived in california for more than six months and meet the income requirements. if you're married, file jointly and make less than $150,000 and have at least one dependent, you're getting the full amount of 1,0$50. familying making over don't equal fe. if you included a bank routing number on your tax return, it will be deposited into your bank account. if not, you'll receive a debit card in the map between october 25th and january 15th. the fed signalled there may be additional rate hikes in the coming months. nbc bay area news. we are tracking the latest on this new 6.8 magnitude
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earthquake in mexico overnight. it is an aftershock centered in the same where a 7.6 quake struck three days ago. this is in the western state. this is video from this morning showing buildings swaying. you can see from the shadows on the ground there, the earthquake happened about 1:00 a.m. local time in mexico. the aftershock was felt in mexico city. two deaths are reported. mexico's president says it was also felt across southern mexico. we bring in our meteorologist with more about mexico's history with these deadly earthquakes. >> it's quite a lengthy history. you mentioned people in mexico city feeling it, but really throughout the state. i was born there and have family there. they told me they felt monday's quake and today's quake.
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they all happened to happen on september 19th. the biggest and deadliest was back in 1985. an 8.1 that struck in mexico city and thousands were killed. there was an aftershock after that. a second big earthquake that also happened on september 19th was back in 2017. it struck around 100 miles away from mexico city. the one you might remember from that is the awful footage of the school collapse killing at least 21 students. i want to go into what seismologist dr. lucy jones tweeted about them happening on the same day. there is a 50% probability that among 23 people, two will share a birthday. when you have many earthquakes -- she's saying it's an interesting coincidence. back to you. >> such a strange coincidence. thank you. now to our climate in crisis.
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north bay congressman and who students from sonoma county in washington working to deliver a message to policymakers about the environment and mental health. among those in d.c., two seniors at sonoma academy who were members of schools for climate action. 80 members of the organization share their stories with over 50 offices in washington. about the impact climate change will have on students mental health. one student opened up about her struggles after having to escape her home following a recent wildfire. >> climate related catastrophes are happening now and along with that comes mental health ramifications. i have experienced anxiety, depression following the fires. climate related disasters are taking a toll on youth health now and it needs to be addresses as soon as possible.
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>> there's now a bill in progress on capitol hill dedicated to recognizing the mental health toll of the climate. the bell was sbrooused by mike thompson. state, fish and wildfire leaders are trying to get to the bottom of a problem. wild pigs creating headaches in counties across california. state leaders are holding a virtual meeting to discuss that. they're leaving a mark in santa clara county. this is video of a pack of them roaming morgan hill. this was last february. tearing up the topsoil. you can see right here. lawmakers passed a state bill loosening restrictions on hunting wild pigs, which would limit the population, but the governor has not signed the bill. still ahead, how one cal grad followed his passion to the "new york times" best seller list. we have an entire new fall lineup for you. you can catch the kelly clarkson show at a new time at 3:00 p.m.
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here on nbc bay area. that's followed by "nbc nightly news" with lester holt at 4:00. then catch a new edition of the news at 4:30. as climate change continues to impact the planet and communities we live in, one thing you can do to take action is a lot more simple than you think. the advice from former vice president al gore today at 4:30. and here's a look at what's coming up after our newscast.
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kevin: i've fought wildfires for twenty years. here's the reality we face every day. this is a crisis. we need more firefighters, more equipment, better forest management to prevent wildfires and reduce toxic smoke. and we need to reduce the tailpipe emissions that are driving changes to our climate. that's why cal fire firefighters, the american lung association, and the california democratic party support prop 30. prevent fires. cut emissions. and cleaner air. yes on 30. new astepro allergy. now available without a prescription. astepro is the first and only 24-hour steroid free spray. while other allergy sprays take hours astepro starts working in 30 minutes. so you can...
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astepro and go. ukraine continues to fight back against russia despite threats from vladimir putin. richard engel breaks down the latest on the ongoing tensions. >> reporter: facing heavy losses in ukraine, president putin announced a partial military mobilization. the russian president is looking
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for 300,000 reserve troops to fight his war. but instead, russians are
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