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San Jose Sharks Win, Advance To Stanley Cup Final For First TimeAfter 25 years, the San Jose Sharks will finally play for the Stanley Cup.
West Virginia Is Suing McKesson Corporation For Incentivizing Opioid SalesWest Virginia sues McKesson Corporation, alleging the company is distributing painkillers irresponsibly and incentivizing opioid sales.
MTC Unveils New Office Building Completed Way Over-BudgetThe price of the MTC's new San Francisco office has sky-rocketed to more than a quarter-billion dollars, roughly $90 million over budget.
California DMV Audit To Identify Illegal Use Of Disabled Parking PlacardsAn audit of the DMV aims to curb the number of non-handicap drivers who are gobbling up parking spaces all over California.
One Dead, Suspects At Large In Novato Double ShootingOne person was dead and a second was injured in a shooting reported in Novato Wednesday evening, according to a Marin County sheriff's lieutenant.
Construction Zone May Have Complicated Traffic Near Fatal Amtrak CollisionLane closures due a PG&E construction zone near an East Bay train crossing may have contributed to driver confusion in the horrific collision between an Amtrak train and an SUV that killed an Oakland woman and her young daughter.

Sports Headlines & Scores

San Jose Sharks Win, Advance To Stanley Cup Final For First TimeAfter 25 years, the San Jose Sharks will finally play for the Stanley Cup.
Peavy Solid, Giants Sweep Padres For 13th Win In 14 GamesBrandon Crawford's alert baserunning in the second inning gave the Giants an early lift. His long single in the 10th capped another walkoff win.
Silicon Valley Billionaire Thiel May Be Funding Hulk Hogan LawsuitBillionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has been secretly funding Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media for publishing a sex tape.
Dottie Pepper On DEAN & DELUCA Invitational: 'A Wonderful Test Of Skill'CBS Sports on-course reporter Dottie Pepper looks at the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational, to take place at the revered Colonial Country Club.
Sharks 1 Win Away From 1st Stanley Cup FinalFor the first time in 25 seasons as an NHL franchise, the Sharks are just one win away from making the Stanley Cup final.
In A Comeback Victory, Seattle Mariners Beat Oakland A'sLeonys Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

Politics

West Virginia Is Suing McKesson Corporation For Incentivizing Opioid SalesWest Virginia sues McKesson Corporation, alleging the company is distributing painkillers irresponsibly and incentivizing opioid sales.
MTC Unveils New Office Building Completed Way Over-BudgetThe price of the MTC's new San Francisco office has sky-rocketed to more than a quarter-billion dollars, roughly $90 million over budget.
Trump Invokes Kate Steinle Murder To Bash Immigration PoliciesA day after violent protests outside a Donald Trump rally, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, "Crazy Bernie" Sanders and leaders in his own party.
11 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Directive On School BathroomsEleven states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Red Tape Keeps New Kid's Park In San Francisco's Mission Bay ClosedA brand new San Francisco park that has been finished for months still hasn't opened, and red tape is being blamed.
State Department Audit Faults Hillary Clinton In EmailsA State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Feds Blamed for Needlessly Exposing Kids to "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
Bay Area Scientists Craft Plan To Defend Earth From Killer AsteroidsScientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are testing meteorites with lasers to develop a strategy to divert deep-space asteroids before they impact earth.
SF Police Task Force Targeting Car Break-Ins Finds Task DauntingA newly-formed San Francisco police task force seeks to reduce the number of car break-ins in the city - about one break-in about every 20 minutes.
Child Sex Trafficking: How To Fight It, How To Stop ItThousands of victims across the U.S. are lured into sex trafficking. Many of them children.
Some BART Workers Make Almost 3 Times Their Salaries In Overtime PaySome BART workers are making almost three times their salaries in overtime pay.
California Town's Water Tainted With Arsenic For DecadesYou may not know the name Kettleman City. But if you have ever driven to Los Angeles you’ve been through the town. It’s a community in the Central Valley where the tap water’s been tainted for decades.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Mayor: Gangs ‘Creating Terror’ On East Bay FreewaysIt’s a story Hercules Mayor Dan Romero has heard far too often over the recent months. There’s been a shooting on a freeway near his city.
Prison Gardening Program Helping Transform Vacaville Inmates' LivesA dry patch of soil inside a Vacaville prison is being transformed into a drought-tolerant garden in a program intended to transform inmates’ lives through connection to nature.
California's Shark Fin Ban Upheld By U.S. Supreme CourtThe U.S. Supreme Court has sided with California and rejected an appeal of the state’s ban on shark fins.
Two Dead In Horrific San Leandro Amtrak AccidentAn Amtrak train collided with a car in San Leandro Tuesday afternoon killing a woman and a young child inside the car.
More Ads Coming To Google's MapsYou may start seeing more ads when getting directions from Google's popular mapping service.
21,000 Gallons Of Oil Spilled In Pipeline Rupture Near TracyHazardous materials crews are cleaning up as many as 21,000 gallons of oil after a pipeline rupture in San Joaquin County near Tracy.

Eye On The Bay

Top 5 Brazilian Restaurants In San FranciscoFive outstanding Brazilian restaurants to enjoy over the Carnaval San Francisco festival and beyond...
Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In Bay AreaThe microclimates of the Bay Area require flexibility in summer wear. Erica Tanov, a well-known Bay Area designer, offers her thoughts about fashion trends we can expect to see this summer as warm weather sets in.
A Brief History: Super Models In Music VideosSports Illustrated cover model Ashley Graham appears in DNCE's new music video "Toothbrush," which only adds to the list of music videos featuring super models.
Best Places For Tap Dancing Lessons In San FranciscoThere's something about the rhythmic sound of tap shoes creating percussion as they collide with the floor that is appealing to all age levels. Whether you are a fan of Fred Astaire, Savion Glover or Happy Feet, tap isn't something exclusive to the top tier of performers. Here are some of the best places for tap dancing lessons in San Francisco.
Foodie Chap With Executive Chef Franck Desplechin of The St. Regis San FranciscoYou must try the dish that bowled Liam Mayclem over...Chef Franck Desplechin Cauliflower Soup with smoked bacon foam, curry oil and puff pastry...
10 Best Songs On The Grateful Dead Tribute Album, 'Day of the Dead'We're doing the heavy lifting for you: in case you don't want to listen to all 59 songs, here are some of the highlights.

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