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Teen Indicted on Charge of Shining Laser at CHP Copter

Teen Indicted on Charge of Shining Laser at CHP Copter

An 18-year-old Oakland man is due to be arraigned in federal court on Sept. 5 on a charge of shining a laser pointer... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

SF Street Artists Sue Roberto Cavalli

Roberto Cavalli has been sued by three Mission District muralists, who allege that the Italian fashion... Read »

3 hours ago
Rare Giraffe Twins Born at SF Zoo, Only One Survives

Rare Giraffe Twins Born at SF Zoo, Only One Survives

Rare Twin male giraffe calves were born at the San Francisco zoo Tuesday morning, but only one survived,... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Bay Area Police Agencies Suspended from Pentagon Program

Bay Area Police Agencies Suspended from Pentagon Program

The Napa County Sheriff's Office has been suspended from a federal military-surplus program after an M-16... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
CA Schools Chief to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

CA Schools Chief to Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California's schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Giant Millipedes Intercepted at SFO

Giant Millipedes Intercepted at SFO

But the U.S. Customs and Border agriculture specialists found and intercepted 20 foot-long millipedes at the... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
SJPD Getting Rid of Armored Vehicle

SJPD Getting Rid of Armored Vehicle

The San Jose Police Department is getting rid of an armored vehicle it received from a federal military... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
49ers, Giants Respond to Alleged Dog Beating Video

49ers, Giants Respond to Alleged Dog Beating Video

The San Francisco Giants and 49ers both said Thursday they are "disturbed" by allegations that the CEO of... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon police are continuing to search Saturday morning for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks... Read »

6 hours ago
Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

A 59-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

An 80-acre brush fire alongside Highway 152, east of Gilroy, could cause some problems for people heading... Read »

Aug 29, 2014

"Gun Violence Restraining Order" Bill Approved

The bill comes as a response to the Isla Vista shooting spree that left six UC Santa Barbara students dead. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
U.S. Open: CiCi Bellis of Atherton, 15, Loses

U.S. Open: CiCi Bellis of Atherton, 15, Loses

CiCi Bellis, the first 15-year-old since 1996 to win a U.S. Open match, could not follow that up with... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Napa Wineries Hope to Draw Labor Day Weekend Crowds

Napa Wineries Hope to Draw Labor Day Weekend Crowds

Napa city leaders are hoping swarms of tourists will flock to wine country for the holiday Labor Day weekend –... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
California Drought Spurs New Look at

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

California's severe drought has homeowners rethinking the quintessential grassy, green lawn, in favor of native... Read »

3 hours ago
Muni Fares Set to Rise on Labor Day

Muni Fares Set to Rise on Labor Day

The cost to commute in San Francisco is about to go up this Labor Day. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Police to

Police to "Immediately Purge" License Data After 1-Year

Los Altos police must delete data collected through high-tech - and controversial - license readers after one year. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Napa Residents, Businesses Continue to Rebuild

Napa Residents, Businesses Continue to Rebuild

NBC Bay Area's Jean Elle shows how Napa residents are coping with rebuilding efforts after Sunday's 6.0 quake. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
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