South African plane heading to Hong Kong hits turbulence

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Severe turbulence struck a South African Airways plane that was heading to Hong Kong…

‘Hidden Cash’ man to pay for Whittier park repair

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Cash hunters trampled on plants, uprooted a newly planted tree, tore apart sprinkler heads and broke fences…

Richmond teens arrested after armed robbery

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Five teens were arrested in Richmond after robbing a man at gunpoint at his front door…

Convicted molester in California gets 194 years

A serial child molester was sentenced to 194 years to life in prison for sexually abusing four boys…

Homeless man charged in sexual assault

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A homeless man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money in Richmond…

SF elderly woman robbed in Chinatown apartment

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A man held down an elderly woman and robbed her in her Chinatown apartment last weekend…

Explosion hits airport in China’s northwest

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An explosion occurred at about 1:45 p.m. in a structure outside the airport in Xining, capital of Qinghai province…

SF: Girl robbed while selling candy outside store

An 8-year-old girl selling candy outside a store in San Francisco was robbed Monday by a woman…

Hong Kong asks Beijing for greater democracy

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Hong Kong’s leader formally asked Beijing for legal changes that would ultimately let Hong Kong residents elect his successor…

Bus catches fire in south China; at least 2 dead

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An explosion went off on a bus that then caught fire Tuesday in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou…

San Mateo police seek suspect who videotaped woman

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A suspicious person is accused of videotaping and stalking a 20-year-old woman in San Mateo last week…

Two charged in fight outside AT&T Park

Charges have been filed against two men who were allegedly involved in a fight that left a woman unconscious…

Moscow subway derails: 21 dead, 136 hurt

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A subway train derailed Tuesday deep below Moscow streets, at least 21 people were killed…

Parents stabbed while sleeping; son arrested

Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his parents while they were sleeping…

China says iPhone location services raise security concerns

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iPhone location services features have recently raised concerns about information security in China…

City in Guangdong to limit use of Cantonese

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Foshan City in Guangdong Province has introduced guidlines to limit the use of Cantonese…

Jeremy Lin joins Lakers in trade with Houston

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Jeremy Lin joined the Lakers on Sunday in a trade with the Houston Rockets…

China indicts US, British corporate investigators

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Chinese authorities have indicted British and American investigators on charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information…

China’s popular TV journalist taken by prosecutors

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Top business journalist, Rui Chenggang, was taken away by prosecutors, abruptly absent from his nightly newscast he was anchoring…

Argentine World Cup celebration marred by violence

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Riot police used tear gas to disperse a group of vandals who disturbed a World Cup rally in Argentina…

Pacifica police say 84-year-old man stabbed wife

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An 84-year-old Pacifica man was arrested Sunday after police said he stabbed his wife…

For 2nd day, lightning kills 1 in US national park

For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park…

Got a rash? iPad, other devices might be the cause

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Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel…

Man, 81, struck by Amtrak train is identified

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A man struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Northern California has been identified…

Palo Alto man suspected of groping woman

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Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman…

San Bruno female victim robbed and assaulted

Police are looking for a man who robbed and assaulted a female victim in San Bruno on Tuesday night…

SF janitorial company settles health care benefits lawsuit

GMG Janitorial, Inc., was found to have failed to provide health care benefits on behalf of its workers…

San Leandro man convicted of molesting young family member

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A 57-year-old San Leandro man was convicted Monday of five felony sexual assault counts for raping a young family member…

US, China talk cyberhacking amid new allegations

Top American officials said Thursday they challenged their counterparts in China to rein in alleged cybersecurity infringements…

Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

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Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year…