SWAT team shoots, kills barricaded man after lengthy standoff

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A barricaded man was fatally shot after stabbing a SWAT team member following a lengthy standoff in Pacifica Tuesday evening…

Man faces 8 years in prison for raping intoxicated friend

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A Santa Rosa man faces eight years in prison next month when he is sentenced for raping an intoxicated woman…

Police investigating fatal stabbing in downtown San Jose

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Investigators have determined a male found dead in San Jose’s downtown area this morning suffered from at least one stab wound…

Bay Area prices increase due to housing, energy

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It’s not just housing prices that are going up in the Bay Area, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released Tuesday…

Two winning tickets in $400M Mega Millions jackpot

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The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart will split a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot…

US files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

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The government has announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota that Attorney General Eric Holder says is the largest financial penalty of its kind…

Google redesigns Android to power smartwatches

The “Android Wear” operating system is an altered version of Google’s popular software that powers more than 1 billion of the world’s smartphones and tablets…

14 charged in online child exploitation network

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ederal authorities say they’ve arrested 14 people in connection with an online child exploitation network that operated in the United States and overseas…

Ex-teacher due for sentencing in teen luring case

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A 25-year-old former teacher who pleaded guilty to romancing a teenage student is seeking probation and a chance to have her felony sentence reduced to a misdemeanor if she completes terms of her sentence…

$400 million Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday

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An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot…

Two dead in news helicopter crash

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The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning…

Man suspected of killing wife in Castro Valley home surrenders

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A 46-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed his wife in their Castro Valley home on Friday surrendered to authorities on Monday night…

Malaysian: Investigators conclude flight hijacked

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Investigators have concluded that one or more people with significant flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, switched off communication devices and steered it off-course…

US sues 16 big banks that set key rate

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The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has sued 16 big banks that set a key global interest rate…

Hawaii defense contractor takes plea deal

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A former civilian defense contractor in Hawaii on Thursday pleaded guilty to charges he divulged military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and kept classified documents…

Candidate starts campaign to replace Toronto mayor

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A left-leaning politician popular in liberal downtown Toronto kicked off her campaign Thursday to replace Rob Ford…

India searching uninhabited isles for Malaysia jet

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India used heat sensors on flights over hundreds of uninhabited Andaman Sea islands Friday…

Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

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Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times…

Ex-Las Vegas teacher facing student sex charges

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A 22-year-old former substitute teacher is facing multiple felony charges after she was accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy she taught at a Las Vegas school

SF: Stockton tunnel shut down as crews repair ruptured water main

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San Francisco’s Stockton Tunnel is closed this afternoon because of a water main break on the side of the tunnel closer to Union Square…

Man dies two weeks after waking up in body bag

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A coroner says a 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home after being mistakenly pronounced deceased…

Details on ships, planes searching for missing jet

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Nearly every navy with a presence in Southeast Asia is involved in the extensive search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared early Saturday…

Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 7 people dead

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Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies Thursday from the rubble of two New York City apartment buildings…

Malaysia widens search for missing plane

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Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground…

Obama to push for more overtime pay

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President Barack Obama will direct the Labor Department to strengthen overtime pay protections for millions of workers…

Average Wall St. bonus over $164K

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New York’s state comptroller says the average bonus paid to securities industry employees in New York City grew 15 percent…

Two SF students arrested for photo with loaded gun

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Two students at San Francisco’s Balboa High School were arrested after posing for a photograph in school bathroom with a loaded handgun…

Relatives frustrated with confusing news of missing plane

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Relatives frustrated with confusing news of missing plane…

Two fatalities in NYC building collapse and explosion

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An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing two person and injuring 15 others…

Europe wants the ‘Parmesan’ name back

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As part of trade talks, the European Union wants to ban the use of European names like Parmesan, feta and Gorgonzola on cheese made in the United States…