SF pedestrian struck on Sunset Boulevard

A pedestrian was struck in San Francisco’s Sunset District Thursday afternoon…

Two men sentenced in asylum fraud case

Two men who submitted hundreds of phony U.S. asylum applications for Chinese citizens have been sentenced to federal prison…

President Obama visits Bay Area

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President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in the Bay Area today for a roughly 19-hour visit…

Redwood City residents can reclaim stolen goods on Pinterest

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Redwood City police are taking a new approach to reconnect stolen items with their rightful owners…

Police kill alleged assailant in western China

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Xinjiang police on Thursday shot and killed a person who allegedly attacked them with knives…

China detains veteran journalist for state secrets

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Chinese journalist Gao Yu has been detained on accusations of leaking state secrets…

Quake warning system stalls in California

The earthquake warning system is not putting into use in California due to lack of funding…

Analyst says California faces $340 billion in debt

A new report says California state government faces $340 billion in debts, or more than $8,500 for each resident…

Applications for US unemployment aid falls

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The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 26,000 last week to 319,000….

Two people dead in Sunnyvale mobile home fire

Two people were found dead in a fire at a mobile home in Sunnyvale early Thursday morning…

Reports of gunfire locks down SF General Hospital

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A report of shots fired prompted an evacuation of three buildings at San Francisco General Hospital…

Witnesses: At least 2 suspects in knife attack

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Witnesses of the knife attack in Guangzhou station said they saw at least two suspects involved in the stabbing…

Vietnam: Chinese ships ram vessels near oil rig

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Several boats have been damaged and at least six Vietnamese on board them have been injured…

Nurse attacked for rejecting man who cut in line

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Video showed a man in Shanxi, China attacked a nurse because she wouldn’t let him cut in line for service…

Man who shot student in wrong apartment released

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A San Francisco man arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing another man in a apartment building will not face charges…

Philippines detains 11 Chinese on fishing charges

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Philippines police seized a Chinese fishing boat and its 11 crewmen on charges of catching endangered sea turtles in disputed South China Sea waters…

Office Depot plans to close at least 400 US stores

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Office Depot is planning to close at least 400 U.S. stores, as its merger with OfficeMax resulted in an overlap of retail locations…

Hawaii releases video of teen dropping from jet

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Hawaii transportation officials released video of a California teen hopping from a jet’s wheel well after stowing away for a flight…

Taxi driver arrested for attempted sexual assault

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A taxi driver was arrested in Aptos on Monday for allegedly attempting to sexually assault a female passenger…

SF: Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Marina neighborhood

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Police are looking for people inside a car that drove erratically and hit a pedestrian in San Francisco…

San Jose police seeks suspects in shooting

Police are looking for the suspects who shot a man in East San Jose Tuesday morning and then drove away…

Father of missing Oakland toddler commits suicide

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The father of an Oakland toddler who went missing from his car last summer took his own life on Friday…

Backlash in Texas rape sentence

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A Texas judge gave the defendant a 45-day sentence after implying that the victim was promiscuous…

Sichuan man dies of H5N6 bird flu

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A 49-year-old man in Sichuan has become the first man died of H5N6 bird flu…

San Jose: Two people found dead in home

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Two bodies were found inside a home in South San Jose Monday afternoon…

Lewinsky speaking up for people trashed online

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Monica Lewinsky says there’s no question her boss – Bill Clinton – “took advantage” of her when he was president…

Chinese lawyer, others held in Tiananmen clampdown

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Beijing police placed rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang under criminal detention early Tuesday morning…

Guangzhou train station hacking attack, 6 injured

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Chinese police shot and wounded a suspect who attacked passengers at a busy railway station in Guangzhou…

SF man sentenced to 439 years in elder attacks

A SF man has been sentenced to 439 years behind bars after being convicted of committing attacks on elderly victim…

More poisoned meatballs found in S.F. Sunset district

More meatballs apparently left out to poison dogs were discovered Monday morning in San Francisco’s Sunset District…