Hawaii defense contractor takes plea deal

A former civilian defense contractor in Hawaii on Thursday pleaded guilty to charges he divulged military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend and kept classified documents…

Two men arrested for manufacturing explosives

San Francisco police have arrested two men suspected of manufacturing over 600 explosive devices…

Two HK businessmen sentenced to jail for bribes

Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau and businessman Steven Lo were sentenced to five years and three months in jail for a bribes conviction…

Candidate starts campaign to replace Toronto mayor

A left-leaning politician popular in liberal downtown Toronto kicked off her campaign Thursday to replace Rob Ford…

Brentwood student faces sexting, sexual assault charges

A middle school boy from Brentwood allegedly used sexually explicit images of a female classmate to force her to engage in sexual acts…

Fremont motorcyclist killed in Highway 35 crash

A motorcyclist killed in a head-on crash on state Highway 35 has been identified as 23-year-old Fremont resident Dong Chen….

India searching uninhabited isles for Malaysia jet

India used heat sensors on flights over hundreds of uninhabited Andaman Sea islands Friday…

Man allegedly bites off infant son’s nose over crying

A Fairfield man who allegedly bit off part of the nose of his infant son because the child was crying has been arrested…

Man who threatened shooting for retweets arrested

Police have arrested a 20-year-old Los Angeles man who allegedly threatened to shoot a random pedestrian if his Twitter post was retweeted a hundred times…

Benicia man shoots and kills himself during eviction

A 59-year-old Benicia man shot himself Thursday morning during an eviction process and later died at a hospital…

SF City College protests lead to arrests (video)

Two students were arrested Thursday afternoon during a protest rally at City College of San Francisco…

Child punched for iPad (Caught on camera)

An accused thief in Minnesota is facing charges after he punched an 8-year-old boy and and ran off with his iPad…

Investigator: Missing plane flew over Malaysia

Malaysian investigators are increasingly certain that the missing jetliner turned back across the country after losing communications…

Knife fight in China market leaves 6 dead

A fight between two food stall owners at a market in southern China on Friday left five people hacked to death and one person fatally shot by police…

Ex-Las Vegas teacher facing student sex charges

A 22-year-old former substitute teacher is facing multiple felony charges after she was accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy she taught at a Las Vegas school

Chinese police seize activist Huang Qi

Police in southwestern China on Thursday took away a veteran activist who runs a rights monitoring website…

San Francisco Bay home sales fall in February

A research firm says low inventories sent San Francisco Bay area home sales to the lowest level for any February in six years…

SF: Stockton tunnel shut down as crews repair ruptured water main

San Francisco’s Stockton Tunnel is closed this afternoon because of a water main break on the side of the tunnel closer to Union Square…

Maker of “Candy Crush” sees $613 million in IPO

The company behind the addictive blockbuster game “Candy Crush Saga” believes it could raise nearly $613 million in an initial public offering…

Alibaba poised to choose New York for IPO

Financial Times reported that Alibaba is 95% certain to choose New York over Hong Kong as it’s IPO venue…

Premier Li vowed to crack down on corruption

China’s premier said Beijing will try to keep this year’s economic growth and vowed to crack down on corruption and smog…

Man dies two weeks after waking up in body bag

A coroner says a 78-year-old Mississippi man has died two weeks after he woke up in a body bag at a funeral home after being mistakenly pronounced deceased…

Details on ships, planes searching for missing jet

Nearly every navy with a presence in Southeast Asia is involved in the extensive search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that disappeared early Saturday…

San Jose woman kidnapped, robbed by Craigslist seller

A woman was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint by two men whom she met on Craigslist to sell her iPhones…

Man suspected of inappropriate touching of girls

Oakland police released a sketch of a man who is suspected of inappropriately touching students at two elementary schools…

Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 7 people dead

Rescuers working amid gusty winds, cold temperatures and billowing smoke pulled four additional bodies Thursday from the rubble of two New York City apartment buildings…

Malaysia widens search for missing plane

Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground…

SF boy struck by car at Ocean and Junipero Serra

One person has been arrested after a boy was struck by a vehicle at Ocean Avenue and Junipero Serra Boulevard…

SF: Shooting suspect arrested after standoff

Police arrested shooting suspect after a SWAT standoff around his RV parked in San Francisco’s Outer Mission District…

High winds, choppy waters close Alcatraz Island

High winds and choppy Bay waters have prompted a rare closure of Alcatraz Island to visitors Wednesday…