French diamond heist estimated at $136M

The organizer of a diamond exhibit said the estimated value of diamond jewelry stolen in Cannes has increased to some $136 million…

Group accuses Apple supplier of labor abuses

A Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple Inc. is being accused of abuses including withholding pay..

Photo Gallery: Italy bus crash kills 38

38 people were killed when a tour bus careened into a string of cars –then plunged off a highway bridge in Italy…

Foreign airlines urged to use GPS at SFO

The FAA is advising all foreign airlines to use a GPS system instead of visual approaches when landing at SFO…

SFPD respond to multiple stabbings

One person was hospitalized after being stabbed Monday morning and in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District…

Hayward: Theft suspect shoots security guard at Home Depot

A suspect allegedly shot one security guard and pistol-whipped another at a Hayward Home Depot store Sunday afternoon…

Fremont police to offer pay-to-stay jail program

Fremont police department will be offering an alternative for inmates who may prefer to pay for their stay in jail…

SF man nearly throws away $2.6 million lottery ticket

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A San Francisco hotel security worker said he had nearly thrown away a Powerball ticket…

Man stabs 5 people to death in central China

Police in central China were hunting for a lone knifeman Friday who stabbed five people to death and wounded three others…

Suspected ring leader in series of retail thefts arrested

A San Francisco man who allegedly led a ring of thieves who targeted stores in the Bay Area is facing burglary and robbery charges…

Three found dead in Hong Kong residential unit

A woman and two children were found dead in a residential unit in Shau Kei Wan. An unconsious man has been arrested…

Hayward mother could face child neglect charges

A 32-year-old mother in Hayward could face child neglect charges for leaving her children unsupervised in a motel room…

Sneaky credit card charges add up

Sneaky charges hiding inside your credit card statements could be costing you hundreds of dollars a year…

Heat wave grips parts of China

Cities across China are suffering persistent scorching weather, with temperatures hitting 40 degrees Celsius…

Hong Kong female population still dominates

Hong Kong female population continues to exceed its male’s counterpart. And the number of people claimed they can speak Mandarin has doubled…

Brentwood woman run over by her car dies

An elderly woman who was run over by her own car in Brentwood last week has died…

Woman tied up, assaulted during home robbery

Police are seeking two men who tied up a woman and assaulted her inside her Hercules home on Tuesday night…

Joe Tuman announces plans to run for Oakland mayor in 2014

College professor and political commentator Joe Tuman announced he will run against Mayor Jean Quan in the 2014 election…

Berkeley: Pair robbed at gunpoint by four suspects

Four male suspects robbed a man and a woman at gunpoint near the University of California at Berkeley campus…

Oakland elderly woman killed while driving

An elderly woman was shot and killed while driving through East Oakland Wednesday afternoon…

Train derails in Spain, dozens feared dead

A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night. Dozens were feared dead, with possibly even more injured…

New China coast guard ships seen in disputed area

Chinese coast guard ships were spotted Wednesday for the first time near disputed islands controlled by Japan…

Elderly woman’s death investigated as homicide

San Jose police are investigating an elderly woman’s death as the city’s 30th homicide of the year…

Brazil rejects China’s bid for railway project

China Railway Corporation is banned from bidding for Brazil’s high speed rail project…

Parts of Alamo evacuated due to gas leak

Parts of Alamo are being evacuated because of a gas leak near Danville Boulevard…

Xi Jinping renews call for broad reform

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China must break the barriers from entrenched interest groups to further its progress…

Google unveils new higher priced Nexus 7

Google is introducing a sleeker version of its Nexus 7 tablet as it escalates its battle with Apple and Amazon…

Survey shows China manufacturing at 11-month low

China’s manufacturing fell to an 11-month low this month, a disappointing performance that puts pressure on Chinese leaders…

Photo Gallery: William, Kate, show off royal baby boy

A beaming Prince William and his wife, Kate, emerged from a London hospital on Tuesday with their newborn baby boy…

NYC mayor candidate again in sex chat scandal

NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said he won’t drop out despite the revelation of racy correspondence with a young woman…