Small drone crashes at White House complex

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A small drone flying at low altitude crashed into the White House complex before dawn Monday…

SF: 24-year-old man fatally shot in Bayview District

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A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday night…

Japan working to gain IS hostage’s release

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Japan was coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the Islamic State group…

Airports in San Francisco and San Jose canceling flights

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Thirty-eight departures and 21 arrivals have been cancelled so far for Mondayday at San Francisco International Airport…

Huge asteroid to whip past Earth on Monday

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An asteroid up to 1,800 feet (550 meters) across is headed Earth’s way…

NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto…

Reports: Google planning to sell wireless phone service

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Google reportedly is planning to sell wireless phone service directly to consumers using the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile…

Police: Father suspected of killing his baby, another man

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A father fatally stabbed his 5-month-old daughter and another man, and wounded two other people at a Milwaukee house…

Monthly US rents keep climbing, especially in San Francisco

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U.S. home rental prices continued to climb in December, but rapidly escalating costs in cities such as San Francisco…

Castro Valley fatal crash caused highway closure

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Interstate Highway 580 was closed temporarily following a fatal crash in Castro Valley…

Yemen’s US-backed president quits; country could split apart

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Yemen’s U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home…

Mom’s appeal to save Japanese hostage

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“Time is running out. Please, Japanese government, save my son’s life,” said Junko Ishido…

Man convicted on child molestation faces life in prison

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A 40-year-old La Honda resident was convicted on 40 counts of child molestation Thursday…

Saudi state TV reports: King Abdullah has died at 90

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, according to Saudi state TV. He was 90…

Man who bought lottery tickets to break $100 bill wins $10M

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A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million…

SF: Muni rider punched in face, has dog stolen

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A man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a Muni bus…

Indonesia rejects clemency for Australian sentenced to death

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Indonesia’s president has rejected a final appeal for clemency from an Australian sentenced to death on drug smuggling charges…

NJ police appear to shoot man who had hands raised

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A traffic stop captured on video ended with a passenger shot to death as he stepped out of a car with his hands raised…

Florida toddler fatally shoots self with dad’s gun

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A Florida toddler is dead after finding his father’s .380-caliber handgun in the family’s car and shooting himself…

Police hit pit bulls with car after attack

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One pit bull was killed when police rammed two dogs with a patrol car south of San Francisco after the animals attacked several people…

Police investigate battery at Mountain View restaurant

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Police in Mountain View are investigating a battery incident that occurred last weekend inside a restaurant…

East Palo Alto police investigating shooting death

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Police in East Palo Alto this morning are investigating a Wednesday night shooting death…

Ca lawmakers to pursue right-to-die legislation

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California lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives…

EBay to cut 2,400 jobs, spin off or sell enterprise unit

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EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure…

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

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Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows – and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLens…

Two juveniles arrested in attempted robbery

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UC Berkeley police arrested two juveniles on suspicion of an attempted strong-arm robbery on Saturday…

Texas boy pleads guilty to killing brother and father

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A 13-year-old boy has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the shooting deaths of his 12-year-old brother and their father…

Japan’s Abe ‘fighting against time’ seeking to free hostages

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Japan is doing all it can to free two hostages the Islamic State group is threatening to kill unless it receives $200 million…

SF: Man fatally shot inside vehicle in Visitacion Valley

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A man was fatally shot inside a vehicle in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Tuesday night…

Florida toddler mauled to death by dogs

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18-month-old Declin Moss was playing on the porch of his home when two dogs attacked him…