Man kidnaps car salesman during California test drive

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Authorities say a car salesman who was kidnapped during a San Francisco Bay Area test drive escaped…

San Leandro shooting death on HWY 880

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Police are investigating a shooting death on Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro on Saturday…

Fremont approves master plan for Warm Springs development

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The Warm Springs/South Fremont Community Plan covers 879 acres generally bounded by I-880 on the west, I-680 on the east…

Fremont police seek man suspected of luring teens in car

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A man allegedly offered to give two teenage girls money if they got into his vehicle last week in Fremont…

Does hot weather signal earthquake is imminent?

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Is there any correlation between hot weather and earthquake? USGS expert explains…

Woman abused, forced to live in closet for year

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A woman was forced to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood…

2 young people dead in apparent murder-suicide

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Police in Walnut Creek are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding a young man and a woman shot to death at a home…

Scientists warn Hayward fault expected to produce much larger quake

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The fault that produced a 4.0-magnitude earthquake in Fremont is expected to produce a major earthquake…

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Fremont

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The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont…

Oakland teen killed after crashing car into funeral home

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A 17-year-old boy is dead after crashing his car into a San Francisco Bay Area funeral home….

Fremont police shoot man after he allegedly chased roommate with knife

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Two police officers shot a man after he allegedly chased his roommate with a knife during a domestic disturbance…

Foul-smelling flower about to bloom at UC Berkeley

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Trudy, a massive foul-smelling plant from Sumatra, Indonesia is about to bloom in UC Berkeley’s Botanical Garden…

Suspect dies wedged between structures after police pursuit

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A man who died after becoming wedged between structures while fleeing from police…

Man accused of killing goose charged with misdemeanors

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A man accused of using his bare hands to kill a goose at Lakeside Park is facing two misdemeanor charges…

Fremont: Four arrested on suspicion of marijuana offenses

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Authorities arrested four San Francisco men in Fremont earlier this month on two marijuana-related offenses…

Berkeley tightens building code after balcony collapse

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The city of Berkeley has approved new building standards in the aftermath of a balcony collapse that left six people dead…

Fremont to install community video surveillance

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Fremont City Council authorizes the city manager to purchase and implement the installations of community video surveillance system…

Man wins $5M in second lottery win in two months

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A Berkeley man can consider himself lucky after winning a prize from a California Lottery Scratchers ticket for the second time in two months…