Teacher to plead no contest in lewd ‘tasting game’

A former Los Angeles elementary school teacher has agreed to plead no contest to molestation charges involving more than 20 students.

Emotional sentencing in love triangle murder

A Santa Rosa man was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison this morning….

Man killed in richmond parkway crash identified

Cooper, who was handicapped, was killed when his van crashed into a tree in the 3400 block of Richmond Parkway in Richmond shortly after noon

72-year-old man arrested for series of arson fires

A 72-year-old man has been arrested for a series of arson incidents in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood, police said today.

NYC: Woman assaulted by 3 females

Three female suspects assaulted a 31-year-old woman in Fremont’s Central Park on Tuesday morning, police said.

Governments mining Google for more personal data

Google has become less likely to comply with government demands for its users’ online activities as authorities in the U.S. and other countries become more aggressive about mining the Internet for personal data.

Two women charged with ID theft at cancer center

Two women have been charged with identity theft for allegedly stealing personal information and mail from patients at a breast cancer center in Alameda County.

One killed in rollover crash on I-680

One person was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate Highway 680 in Benicia this afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Female UCSC students report their drinks being drugged

Investigators are looking into reports from female students at the University of California at Santa Cruz that their drinks were spiked with drugs at parties.

LA mom accused of kidnapping 2 sons, faces charges

Authorities are looking for a Los Angeles mother who took her two sons on a trip to central Europe last year and never returned.

Infographic: How to avoid cyberbullying among teens?

Infographic: How to avoid cyberbullying among teens?

Golden Gate Bridge officials considering toll hike

The bridge’s directors are set to consider several options to raise tolls at a meeting on Friday.

SF officer files federal lawsuit against SF

A San Francisco police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested by several colleagues…

Petaluma man arrested for stalking female victim

Police arrested a Petaluma man for stalking a female victim and attempting to take her phone on Tuesday evening in Novato, police said.

Chinese websites sell “bride” groupons

(中文) 內地男女失衡情況愈來愈明顯,目前100個適婚男士就有15個找不到老婆。有內地團購網站看準這個商機,推出免費送網友,去越南找新娘「脫光」的活動…

Guilty plea in Miss Teen USA extortion case

A 19-year-old computer science student pleaded guilty Tuesday to hacking the computers of Miss Teen USA and other women and secretly photographing them with their own webcams.

Man held for allegedly planting bomb under car

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of planting a pipe bomb under his ex-wife’s car at a Southern California shopping center.

Chinese woman obtains money falsely on Craigslist

(中文) 南舊金山市一名40多歲華裔女子,在十月透過Craiglist將一幢空置了兩個月的住宅單位租給4名受害人。4人付錢後才發現該名女子根本不是單位業主…

Boy arrested for burglary, attempted sexual assault

A 16-year-old boy was arrested Monday morning on suspicion of residential burglary and attempted sexual assault after he turned up in a teenage girl’s bedroom in southeast Windsor, a police sergeant said.

Hunan college graduates selling pork for business are looked down by relatives

(中文) 在湖南岳陽,有幾名大學生畢業之後發現未能學以致用,唯有投身其他行業,但最終換來什麼下場呢…

Chinese teens seek relationship on 11/11 -”the Singles’ Day”

(中文) 內地稱十一月十一日為「光棍節」 ,不少單身男女都有一個願望,就是想盡快”脫光” ,擺脫單身,找個合適伴侶在北京,便有一群年輕人趁光棍節主動出擊…

Man who lived on boat found floating in Santa Cruz harbor

A 70-year-old man who had been living on a boat at the Santa Cruz Harbor was found dead in the water at the harbor on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

Meth use on the rise in San Diego County

A survey of people held in San Diego County’s jails finds methamphetamine use is spiking as cheap, pure product arrives from Mexico.

Boy suspended for keeping Vera Bradley purse

A 13-year-old Kansas eighth-grader says he was suspended from school on Wednesday because he refused to take off his Vera Bradley purse

Pedestrian fatally hit on 280-87 connector ID’d

A pedestrian who was fatally struck on a San Jose highway connector ramp Friday morning has been by the Santa Clara County coroner’s office as 26-year-old Petros Ketema.

Ridgecrest police release 911 tapes of shooting

Ridgecrest Police have released the 911 dispatch calls of an early morning shooting that led to a deadly car chase and shootout that left two people, including the gunman, dead.

19-year-old woman shot after crash

Police are investigating whether a 19-year-old Detroit woman who was shot and killed on the front porch of a home was simply looking for help after a car crash.

Woman claiming to perform exorcism gets 6-years in jail

A woman who killed her boyfriend’s housemate during a bizarre meth-fueled episode in which she claimed to be performing an exorcism on the victim was sentenced to six years in prison today

Man makes sexual remarks to teen walking to school

Police are looking for a man who made a sexual comment to a 16-year-old girl on her way to school in San Mateo Wednesday morning.

Guangzhou police seize 20 tons of ‘fake-salt’

(中文) 廣州當局破獲製造和銷售假鹽的集團,查獲20噸假鹽,拘捕6人。有專家指假鹽可能含有重金屬,長期食用會慢性中毒…