10-year-old boy sexually assaulted by stranger in East Oakland

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Police are searching for a suspect who sexually assaulted a 10-year-old boy he met walking in East Oakland…

Drop in car crashes among some vehicles

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The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck in the U.S. fell by more than a third over three years…

Cupertino: Woman fights off attacker at De Anza college

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A woman accosted by a man who tried to kiss and touch her on the campus of De Anza College in Cupertino…

Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

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Malaysia’s government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday…

Almost half of US households spend all their salaries

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Despite signs that the economy is returning to health, reports suggest that most Americans are walking a financial tightrope…

Gas blast at Mexico children’s hospital, at least 2 dead

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A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City on Thursday…

Palo Alto: Two men wanted in robbery at Fry’s store

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Palo Alto police are looking for two suspects who threatened an employee with a gun during the robbery of a Fry’s store…

Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade

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Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from IS militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive…

San Francisco police find dismembered body inside suitcase

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Police in San Francisco are investigating the Wednesday discovery of human body parts found in a suitcase…

Four-alarm fire in Mission District kills one, injures six

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A massive fire killed a man and injured six others as it ripped through a building in San Francisco’s Mission District…

US Census: 1 in 5 children on food stamps

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Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since 2008…

Facebook’s profit, revenue beat expectations

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For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts…

Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet

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A woman told detectives that she cut the children’s throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband…

Fake utility worker steal jewelry from elderly woman

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Burglars posing as employees of the Daly City Water Department stole jewelry from a 93-year-old woman…

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

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Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones…

Man allegedly uses furniture store as front to grow marijuana

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A man was arrested for using a furniture store in Gilroy as a front for an illegal grow operation…

Utah family found dead in home overdosed

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Utah family found dead in home overdosed…

Jordan ready to swap inmate with Islamic State

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Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner for a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group…

Canada finds case of H7N9 bird flu in traveler

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A British Columbia woman who recently returned from China is diagnosed a case of bird flu…

Oakland woman charged with hit-and-run in fatal collision

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A woman was charged with a felony for allegedly involving in a hit-and-run collision in Oakland that killed an elderly woman…

Facebook: Outage was self-inflicted

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Don’t blame a cyber-attack for the shutdown of Facebook and Instagram overnight…

SJ pedestrian killed during apparent street race identified

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A female pedestrian struck and killed in San Jose by the driver of a car suspected of racing another car was 24-year-old Kiran Pabla…

Woman accused of drowning puppy so she could board plane

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A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane…

Couple charged after pet ferrets attack baby

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A couple whose pet ferrets attacked their newborn daughter and chewed off parts of her face have been charged…

Purported IS message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

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An online message purportedly from IS warned a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than 24 hours left to live…

Snowstorm blankets New York, Boston

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New York City blinked back to life Tuesday morning, after getting blanketed by a massive snowstorm…

Gilroy, Milpitas shoppers maybe exposed to measles

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A person infected with measles may have exposed others to the disease in Gilroy and Milpitas…

Boy fatally shot playing ‘cops and robbers’

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A 15-year-old boy unintentionally fatally shot his 13-year-old brother while playing cops and robbers…

Daly City police looking for man who stole iPhone

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Police are looking for a man who stole an iPhone in Daly City and fled in a stolen car earlier this week…

Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

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The car belonging to a Georgia couple who disappeared after traveling to meet a man claiming to sell a classic auto has been found…