Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

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A new report says income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in the rest of the nation…

San Jose police investigating fatal stabbing

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Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in San Jose. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene…

Cincinnati cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

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A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stophas been indicted on murder…

3.3-magnitude earthquake reported near San Jose

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 shook near San Jose Wednesday afternoon…

Riot broke during protest of land disputes in Shandong

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A protest of a land disputes in Shandong has turned violent, six people injured…

Wife mistakes gas for brake pedal, hits and kills husband

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An elderly woman who mistook the gas pedal for the brake ran over and killed her husband…

Oklahoma boys severely sunburned at daycare

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Oklahoma officials are investigating a daycare after a mom says her sons received severe sunburns while on a trip with the daycare…

China held military exercise in South China Sea

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China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) held military exercises on Tuesday in the South China Sea…

Video shows SUV spins,crashes into gas pump

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Man avoids being crushed by out-of-control SUV as he was pumping gas…

Prosecutors charge teen as adult in death of 8-year-old

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A 15-year-old boy charged as an adult in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town…

BBQ pork bun applied for national treasure status

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A Chinese company has filed application to list BBQ pork bun, or “Char Siu Bao” on the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list…

State fines Fremont nursing home for resident’s death

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CDPH has issued a fine and citation to a Fremont nursing home for negligent care resulting in the death of one of its residents…

New video surfaces of deadly escalator accident

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A new video shows what happened five minutes before the deadly escalator accident that claimed the life of a mother in Hubei…

California fines 6 companies selling tainted produce

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Six companies fined for selling imported fruits and vegetables that contained illegal pesticide residues…

Honda driver killed in 4-car crash on I-880 in Oakland

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The crash was reported at 4:52 a.m. on southbound Highway 880 near the 29th Avenue off-ramp…

Hayward woman arrested on suspicion of killing mother

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A woman was arrested in Hayward on suspicion of killing her mother on Monday afternoon, according to police…

UK police in contact with Australian police over McCann case

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British police investigating the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann say they have been in touch with Australian authorities…

Treasure hunters find $1M worth of gold in Florida coast

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A family of treasure hunters has found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts off the coast of Florida…

Santa Cruz missing girl found dead in trash bin

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Police say a body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl has been found inside a trash bin…

Oldest ever giant panda celebrates 37th birthday

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The oldest giant panda ever in captivity celebrates her 37th birthday…

US home prices rose 4.9 pct. in May

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U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year…

San Bruno water line broken, ‘millions of gallons’ lost

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Millions of gallons of water have been lost from a water line that broke in San Bruno…

ATM workers forget bag of cash, man drives off with $150K

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A man drove off with a bag containing $150k in cash after two employees mistakenly left it on a lawn…

BART station agent stabbed outside Powell Station

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A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station…

Teen killed in SoCal motel room shooting

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Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies say a woman is in custody after her son was killed in their Rosemead motel room…

SF: Woman suffers major injuries after being struck by vehicle

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Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in a collision that left a female pedestrian with serious injuries…

NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

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A New York prison employee has pleaded guilty to helping two killers escape last month…

China stocks volatile after big fall

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China’s stock market was volatile Tuesday after falling the most in eight years the day before…

Car theft spiked in SF Taraval District

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San Francisco’s Taraval District records 170 car theft cases in June…

Used car sold as new to Chinese buyer

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A car buyer in China thought she bought a brand new car, turned out the car was previously owned…