Three dead in California bank robbery

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A bank robbery in Stockton left three people dead, including two suspects and one hostage…

Strong-arm robbery reported on UC Berkeley campus

A strong-arm robbery occurred on the campus of University of California at Berkeley last weekend…

Chinese economic growth rises to 7.5 percent

China’s economic growth rose to 7.5 percent over a year earlier in the three months ended June 30…

Police arrest suspect in south China bus explosion

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Police in Guangzhou said they had arrested a suspect who had confessed to arson in relation to a bus explosion…

Woman who sent ricin to Obama gets 18 years in prison

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A Texas woman was sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending ricing-laced letters to President Barack Obama…

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

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

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

SF elderly woman robbed in Chinatown apartment

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

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

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…