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Friday, Jul 1, 2016 at 08:48 AM PDT

South Bay Raid Nets 600 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks

South Bay Raid Nets 600 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks

Law enforcement officers seized 600 pounds of fireworks Thursday morning from an East Palo Alto man suspected of dealing them ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, police said.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016 at 08:37 PM PDT

Renegade Biker Tackles SF with Traffic Cones

Renegade Biker Tackles SF with Traffic Cones

Following the deaths of two San Francisco cyclists earlier this month, one man is taking a stand to protect future bike riders from dangerous drivers – and he seemingly doesn’t care if he has to break the law to...

Monday, Jul 4, 2016 at 08:38 AM PDT

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

$90K Worth of Stolen Beer Set to Be Thrown Away

Authorities have found most of the nearly 80,000 bottles of beer that were stolen from an Atlanta brewery last week, but the company says every last drop will have to be thrown away.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016 at 04:25 PM PDT

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Mayfly Swarm Causes Traffic Nightmares on Ill. Bridge

Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

Saturday, Jun 25, 2016 at 11:38 PM PDT

Marred by Violence, Pink Saturday Transforms

Marred by Violence, Pink Saturday Transforms

For years, Pink Saturday was one of the most popular places to be during San Francisco's annual Pride Week. But now, after being marred by violence in recent years, the once-raucous street party is hardly...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 01:59 PM PDT

World's Oldest Cat May Be 29-Year-Old Feline From Tennessee

World's Oldest Cat May Be 29-Year-Old Feline From Tennessee

A couple from Tennessee believes they own the oldest living cat in the world and have asked Guinness World Records to verify their claim.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:03 PM PDT

BART Takes Seat Hogging Rule a Step Further

BART Takes Seat Hogging Rule a Step Further

Remember when it was announced that BART would be fining passengers for taking up too many seats? Well, that plan is officially rolling out.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 09:52 AM PDT

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo

Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 05:32 PM PDT

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

Man Fires Shotgun After Officer Tries to Help Emu: Officials

A man was arrested Monday evening in Campo, California, after discharging a shotgun when an animal control officer responded to an emu in distress outside his home, sheriff’s officials said.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 06:13 AM PDT

U-Haul Used in Massive Motorcycle Robbery Found in SF

U-Haul Used in Massive Motorcycle Robbery Found in SF

A U-Haul truck that was used to steal five off-road style motorcycles from a Petaluma sports shop Sunday was found in San Francisco Tuesday, a Petaluma police lieutenant said.

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