Thieves steal construction equipment from PG&E substation

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Someone broke in and stole construction equipment from the PG&E station in South San Jose…

Labor Day gas prices lowest since 2010

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Motorists have something to celebrate this Labor Day weekend. Gasoline prices will be at their lowest levels since 2010…

SF pedestrian struck, killed by truck in Bayview

A large industrial truck fatally struck a pedestrian Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Bayview District…

Shocking reveal: “Hello Kitty” is not a cat

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“Hello Kitty” 40th birthday comes a surprise revelation: Hello Kitty is *not* a cat!…

FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

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The FBI is working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions…

Two SJ boys arrested after several homes burglarized

Two boys were arrested in connection with the burglaries of several homes in South San Jose…

Japan PM sent prayer note to war criminal ceremony

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals which praised their contributions to the country…

CHP officer saves boy from choking inside grocery store

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An off-duty CHP officer last Friday saved a 5-year-old boy who was choking on a grape…

American fighting for IS is killed in Syria

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An American man believed to have been killed in Syria was there to fight alongside the Islamic State…

Seriously hurt boy in Napa quake feels lucky to be alive

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A 13-year-old boy who was seriously injured during the Napa earthquake says he initially feared he’d been paralyzed…

US eager to cater to Chinese tourists

Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel…

SF: Shooting near Powell BART station, one injured

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San Francisco police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night near the Powell BART station that left one person injured…

Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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A Utah woman accused of dumping her newborn in a neighbor’s trash says she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy…

Oakland: HWY 880 crash causes one death and one injury

A crash between a Honda Civic and big-rig killed one person and left another injured on Highway 880…

Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal

Amazon is buying Twitch Interactive for $970 million in cash as it seeks to take part in video gaming’s growth as an online spectator sport…

13 killed in northwest China bus-truck collision

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A bus has collided head-on with a truck in Gansu, China, killing 13 people…

Morgan Hill man arrested in alleged sexual abuse of teen girl

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A 19-year-old man was arrested and jailed Saturday in the alleged sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl in Morgan Hill…

SF: 2 photographers on Lombard St robbed at gunpoint

Two men were robbed of their photography equipment while they were taking photos of the crooked Lombard Street…

Why most Californians don’t buy quake insurance

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Only 10% homeowners in California buy earthquake insurance to protect themselves…

Rare copy of Superman comic book fetches $3.2M

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A rare, nearly flawless copy of Superman’s comic-book debut has sold for a super-powered price: $3.2 million…

Museum intern dies after falling off NYC roof

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Police say a woman has died after falling off a Manhattan roof during a party…

San Jose violent crime slightly up

Violent crimes reported in San Jose from January to June increased slightly compared to the same period in 2013…

3.9-Magnitude aftershock felt near Napa

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A 3.9-magnitude aftershock struck about two miles northwest of American Canyon at 5:33 a.m. Tuesday…

One more killed, two beheaded in Brazilian prison riot

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Two prisoners were beheaded in a riot that erupted Sunday in a prison in southern Brazil…

Beijing woman hits boyfriend in public

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A woman in Beijing hit her boyfriend after she found out the designer handbag that he gave her was a cheap knock-off…

Star player hit by rock in Algeria dies

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A star soccer player has died after he was hit in the head by an object thrown from the crowd during a game in Algeria’s top league…

Apple issues iphone 5 battery recall

Having trouble with your iphone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement…

Bay Area residents shaken by earthquake

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Residents in the Bay Area talks about what they experienced during the latest earthquake…

Three Chinese workers reportedly abducted in Turkey

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Kurdish rebels have abducted three Chinese workers in southeast Turkey and attacked a thermal power plant where they worked…

South Bay man arrested in suspected DUI fatal crash

A 20-year-old man was arrested early Monday morning after his pickup truck veered off of a road and killed a passenger…