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Man Armed With Crossbow in Custody After Standoff

Man Armed With Crossbow in Custody After Standoff

A man armed with a crossbow was arrested Tuesday night after barricading himself inside a home in the 22500 block of... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
SF Among U.S.’ Top 3 Hubs for Ivory Sales from Endangered Elephants

SF Among U.S.’ Top 3 Hubs for Ivory Sales from Endangered Elephants

Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors next to windows full of carved ivory tusks and... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
U.S. Attorney For Northern California Melinda Haag Stepping Down

U.S. Attorney For Northern California Melinda Haag Stepping Down

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of Northern California announced in San Francisco today that she is leaving her post... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Girl Scouts Build Helipad Near Julian to Aid CAL FIRE

Girl Scouts Build Helipad Near Julian to Aid CAL FIRE

Local San Diego Girl Scouts have no doubt won their fire safety badge this week. The Girl Scouts and San Diego Gas... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Public Viewing, Funeral for Police Sergeant

Public Viewing, Funeral for Police Sergeant

A public viewing will be held on Wednesday for a Hayward police officer, shot down during a routine traffic stop... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
8 Children Injured, 2 Critically, by Falling Tree Near SoCal Museum

8 Children Injured, 2 Critically, by Falling Tree Near SoCal Museum

A 75-foot tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp in Pasadena Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

The 6,591-acre Wragg Fire in Napa and Solano counties was 80 percent contained as of this morning and full... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Teen With Cancer Gets to Be Marine for a Day

Teen With Cancer Gets to Be Marine for a Day

Marines at Camp Pendleton served their community in a different way Saturday by granting the Make-A-Wish of a local... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Now is a particularly good time to foster or adopt a dog and help Oakland Animal Services, which is twice over... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court Monday upheld a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Cause of Fatal Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Revealed

Cause of Fatal Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Revealed

The crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure triggered when... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

The average premium will rise 4 percent in 2016, a slight decrease from the 4.2 percent jump in 2015. Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life

Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life

Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Lowell Fire Burns 1,700 Acres, 3 Firefighters Released

Lowell Fire Burns 1,700 Acres, 3 Firefighters Released

Three of four firefighters who were injured in a wildland blaze raging through Northern California were released... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Judge: US Violates Agreement in Detaining Children at Border

Judge: US Violates Agreement in Detaining Children at Border

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Vacation Warning: Leave These Souvenirs Behind

Vacation Warning: Leave These Souvenirs Behind

If you’re traveling to another country this summer, heed this vacation warning: Bringing certain souvenirs home... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Wragg Fire About 70% Contained

Wragg Fire About 70% Contained

Fire crews made headway on a brush fire that started in the Lake Berryessa area of Napa County, containing 70... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Lowell Fire Injures 4 Firefighters

Lowell Fire Injures 4 Firefighters

A fast-moving fire that prompted evacuations near Tahoe was downgraded Sunday to about 1,500 acres. Watch »

Jul 26, 2015
Wragg Fire About 65 Percent Contained

Wragg Fire About 65 Percent Contained

A brush fire that started in the Lake Berryessa area of Napa County has burned 6,900 acres and is about 65 percent... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
Lowell Fire Destroys 4,000 Acres Near Tahoe Area

Lowell Fire Destroys 4,000 Acres Near Tahoe Area

The Lowell Fire has scorched 3,000 acres in the Steep Hollow drainage west of Alta near Tahoe area, according to Cal... Watch »

Jul 26, 2015

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