Man who helped free Ohio women becomes media star

A neighbor who helped free three women from nearly a decade in captivity in Ohio has become a star…

San Jose police foil elaborate identity theft ring

San Jose police announced the arrest of three suspects involved in an identity theft ring in San Jose…

Malaysian opposition rallies against election loss

Malaysian opposition supporters rallied at a stadium Wednesday to protest what they say are fraud-marred election…

China’s April inflation rises to 2.4 percent

China’s inflation rose slightly in April amid concern about the strength of its economic recovery…

Human head found in Oakland recycling plant

A human head has been found in a load of recycling debris at a facility in Oakland…

Hayward: Suspect with gun escapes police gunfire

An allegedly armed suspect escaped a Hayward neighborhood Wednesday afternoon despite police shooting at him, swarming the area…

Bay Bridge officials announce plan to fix bolt problem

Transportation officials overseeing construction of the Bay Bridge said the bolt fix could cost up to $10 million…

SF: Trio escapes injury after someone fires at car

Three people, including a 71-year-old man, avoided injury when someone shot at their car in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley…

Ohio man charged with kidnap, rape as women found

Authorities have filed kidnapping and rape charges against a Cleveland man arrested after three women missing for about a decade…

Oakland: Bullets fired in shooting damage fire station

A fatal shooting near an East Oakland fire station on Tuesday night had several firefighters ducking for cover…

49ers reach stadium naming rights deal with Levi’s

The San Francisco 49ers and Levi Strauss & Co have reached an agreement for a $220 million, 20-year naming rights deal…

Which city has the most millionaires?

According to a new report released by WealthInsight, Tokyo has the most millionaires…

Microsoft touching up Windows 8 to address gripes

Microsoft is retooling Windows 8 to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales…

China’s foreign trade up 14 percent

China’s foreign trade increased steadily in the first four months of 2013, rising 14 percent from a year earlier…

Sacramento man arrested for alleged human trafficking

A Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of human trafficking in Sonoma County on Sunday…

SJ: Police seeks shoe store robber

San Jose police are searching for a man who robbed a shoe store at gunpoint last month…

US President Obama meets SKorean President Park

US President Barack Obama met on Tuesday with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the White House…

Husband IDs wife as victim of Calif. limo fire

The husband of one of the five women killed says their 10-year-old daughter is still working on paintings to give her for Mother’s Day…

Limo driver, survivor views differ on fatal fire

Arellano said in an interview that she believes the driver, Oliver Brown, could have done more to help during the fire…

Photo Gallery: Three missing women found alive

Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, were found alive…

Beijing cracks down on jaywalkers

Starting from Monday, Bejing will impose fine on pedestrians who disobey crosswalk rules…

Hong Kong tourists injured in Guangxi bus crash

Nineteen Hong Kong tourists were injured in a bus crash in Guangxi, China on Monday…

SF: Man killed in crash near Lake Merced

A 24-year-old man was killed in a car crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced on Monday night…

Search drags on for burial spot for bomb suspect

The search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle…

California says PG&E should pay $2.25B for blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno recommended that PG&E pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence…

Men charged with helping North Korea in WMDs

A father and son are accused of exporting machinery from the US — that could be used to build weapons of mass destruction in North Korea…

Fremont: San Jose man killed in I-680 collision

A vehicle collision on Interstate Highway 680 killed a 65-year-old San Jose man in Fremont Tuesday morning…

Person on tracks shuts down SF Muni station

A person was injured when he went onto the San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks at the Powell Street Muni Metro station…

SJ: Police encounter rowdy crowd celebrating Cinco de Mayo

San Jose police quelled a crowd of about 400 people celebrating Cinco de Mayo on Sunday…

Chinese made GPS poses radiation risks

A test conducted by a state bureau in China concluded that some Chinese made GPS may pose radiation risks to users…