Aussie fails to beat swim record from SF to Alcatraz

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An Australian man fell 15 seconds short of breaking the record of swimming back and forth from San Francisco to Alcatraz…

Sunnyvale police investigate snatching robberies

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There have been approximately 15 reported necklace-snatching robberies since May throughout Sunnyvale…

Taiwan tainted cooking oil scandal spreads

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More restaurants and food brands are involved in the latest Taiwan tainted cooking oil scandal…

China finds 4 guilty of train station attack

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A Chinese court sentenced three men to death and a woman to life imprisonment for a knife attack outside a railway station in Kunming…

San Jose woman dies from apparent homicide

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A woman was found dead on the street in San Jose Friday morning…

Support for California death penalty slipping

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A new Field Poll finds 56 percent of Californians support the death penalty, but support has fallen sharply in just three years…

Three babies’ bodies found in filthy house

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Three infants found dead inside vermin-infested home in Massachusetts…

Livermore golf coach admits molesting students

A Livermore golf instructor pleaded guilty Thursday to seven felony counts for sexually abusing three boys…

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

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A South African judge found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp…

Oakland: 1-year-old boy suffers gunshot wound

Police are investigating a shooting in East Oakland that sent a 1-year-old boy to the hospital on Thursday…

Facebook rejects Dad’s photo of young son

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Hudson bond was born on July 18. A week later his parents found out he needed a new heart…

Children OK after drinking bleach mix at day care

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More than two dozen children were hospitalized after accidentally drinking a mixture of bleach and water at a New Jersey day care center…

Live crabs order gone wrong due to shipping delay

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A man ordered 200 live crabs online but what he recieved was a box of dead crabs due to shipping delay…

San Leandro police seek indecent exposure suspect

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San Leandro police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly exposed himself to a female student…

Dad accused of killings had nasty divorce

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Timothy Ray Jones Jr. discovered his wife was sleeping with the neighbor’s 19-year-old son…

California mandates sick days for workers

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California will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sick days each year…

SJ: Two residents injured in home invasion robbery

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Two residents were injured in a home invasion robbery in a gated community in San Jose early Wednesday morning…

SSF Police investigate groping of woman last weekend

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Police are investigating a sexual assault last weekend in South San Francisco, where a woman reported a man groped her…

Judge: Pistorius can’t be found guilty of murder

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The judge in Oscar Pistorius’ trial ruled out a murder conviction in the shooting death of his girlfriend…

Mountain lion suspected in fatal attack of 6-year-old

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A 65-pound male mountain lion thought to be responsible for an attack on a 6-year-old boy in Cupertino earlier this week was shot and killed…

China conducts drill on air defense missile system

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China has recently conducted a live-fire target practice drill with its newly-developed FD-2000 air defense missile system…

China reportedly delays iPhone 6 sales

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Chinese media reported that the Chinese government is delaying the sale of Apple iPhone 6 in their country due to national security concerns…

SF: Person hit by Muni Metro train at Van Ness Station

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A person was hit by a San Francisco Municipal Railway Muni Metro train at the agency’s Van Ness station…

Sales of iPhone 6 likely to boost China’s exports

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The sales of iPhone 6 is expected to considerably boost the exports on the Chinese mainland…

Kung Fu instructor pleads no contest to charges of molesting students

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A former kung fu instructor arrested on charges of lewd conduct with two female students two years ago pleaded no contest to the charges…

SF man fatally stabbed in Mission District

A man was stabbed to death in San Francisco’s Mission District late Tuesday night…

Verizon giving free iPhone 6 with trade-in

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Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19…

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

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A South Carolina man will be charged with murder in the deaths of his five children…

16-year-old Hayward missing boy found

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Authorities has found a 16-year-old boy who was missing since Saturday afternoon…

Berkeley: Three suspects arrested for robbery of woman

Berkeley police have arrested three 18-year-old suspects for the strong-arm robbery of a 19-year-old woman near UC Berkeley,,,