Two children die in Chinese kindergarten poisoning

Two died and five children sicken after eating poisoned snacks at a kindergarten in Yunan, China…

UCSF reports patient’s personal data stolen

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised…

Pacifica man killed by police had mental issues

A barricaded man who was fatally shot after allegedly stabbing a SWAT team member following a lengthy standoff in Pacifica Tuesday evening suffered from documented mental health issues…

Update on search for objects from missing plane

An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the “best lead” so far ended for the day without success…

Australia checking two objects in search for plane

Australia’s prime minister said Thursday two objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery in the Indian Ocean and an air force aircraft was diverted to the area to try to locate them…

Eight month old baby weighs more than 40 lbs

An eight month old baby boy made headlines in Colombia on Tuesday after weighing in at over 20 kilograms (44 pounds)…

San Leandro man arrested for attempting to kiss boy

A man allegedly tried to forcibly kiss a middle school boy at a gas station in San Leandro Wednesday morning…

San Mateo police seek armed and violent suspect

SMPD Detectives are looking for the Community’s assistance to help them identify the suspect in a violent incident…

Castro Valley murder victim was found in closet

Castro Valley murder victim was found in closet…

SF supes approve legislation to restrict e-cigarette use, sales

The practice of smoking electronic cigarettes without any restrictions may soon end in San Francisco under an ordinance unanimously approved by the city’s board of supervisors this afternoon…

Apple launches cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C

Apple is now selling a cheaper 8 gigabyte iPhone 5C in the UK…

China gymnastic school principals accused of child molestation

Two principals at a well known gymnastic school in Hunan, China were being accused of molesting at least 6 under-aged female students since 2012…

SWAT team shoots, kills barricaded man after lengthy standoff

A barricaded man was fatally shot after stabbing a SWAT team member following a lengthy standoff in Pacifica Tuesday evening…

San Bruno liquor store sells $1.9 million Mega Millions ticket

A nearly $2 million chunk of the Mega Millions lottery jackpot will go home with one lucky customer of a San Bruno liquor store…

Man faces 8 years in prison for raping intoxicated friend

A Santa Rosa man faces eight years in prison next month when he is sentenced for raping an intoxicated woman…

Hong Kong media executives attacked

Hong Kong police is seeking four suspects who were allegedly involved in an attack of two media executives of a new newspaper….

Police investigating fatal stabbing in downtown San Jose

Investigators have determined a male found dead in San Jose’s downtown area this morning suffered from at least one stab wound…

Bay Area prices increase due to housing, energy

It’s not just housing prices that are going up in the Bay Area, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released Tuesday…

Two winning tickets in $400M Mega Millions jackpot

The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart will split a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot…

US files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

The government has announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota that Attorney General Eric Holder says is the largest financial penalty of its kind…

Thai radar might have tracked missing plane

Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand’s military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane…

Daly City man gets jail time for biting father over cat

A Daly City man who admitted to biting both of his parents in a violent fight over the family cat has pleaded no contest to felony assault…

Google redesigns Android to power smartwatches

The “Android Wear” operating system is an altered version of Google’s popular software that powers more than 1 billion of the world’s smartphones and tablets…

SSF: Man arrested for trafficking teenage girls

A Citrus Heights man was arrested for trafficking teenage girls in South San Francisco over the weekend…

14 charged in online child exploitation network

ederal authorities say they’ve arrested 14 people in connection with an online child exploitation network that operated in the United States and overseas…

Man-made island proposed for Hong Kong

Hong Kong government has proposed to spend HK$300 million to do a feasibility report on building a man-made island…

Ex-teacher due for sentencing in teen luring case

A 25-year-old former teacher who pleaded guilty to romancing a teenage student is seeking probation and a chance to have her felony sentence reduced to a misdemeanor if she completes terms of her sentence…

Sina Weibo’s future in question

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As the Chinese government enforce tighter control on social media, the future of the popular social media website Sina Weibo is in question…

China factory repackaging & selling expired food

CCTV in China reported that a factory in Hanzhou would repackage expired food ingredients and sell them to unsuspecting food processing companies…

$400 million Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday

An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot…