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Over 300 Inmates On Hunger Strike Demanding Changes In Jail OperationsMore than 300 Santa Clara County inmates on their fourth day of a two-week hunger strike Thursday demanded sweeping changes to remedy numerous operational deficiencies at the Main Jail in San Jose.
Highway 101 In San Carlos Reopens After RV Fire Shuts Down TrafficHighway 101 in San Carlos reopened after an RV fire stopped all traffic Thursday evening.
Suspicious Device In San Francisco's Mission District Deemed Non-HazardousSan Francisco police say they're investigating a suspicious device for the second time in one day, this time in the Mission District.
Arabian Crude Oil Headed To Phillips 66 Refinery Ended Up In San Pablo BayArabian crude oil moved from a tanker to the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo was source of oil sheen visible on the San Pablo Bay last month.

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Oakland Officer Arrested For Tipping Off Prostitute In Exchange For SexAn Oakland police officer was arrested on suspicion of tipping off a prostitute to a sting in exchange for sex. (10/20/16)
RV Fire Stops Thousands Of Bay Area CommutersRV fire on Highway 101 stopped thousands of Bay Area commuters. (10/20/16)
UC Berkeley Frats Suspend Partying After Sexual AssaultsFraternity parties at UC Berkeley have been suspended after reports of sexual assaults. Christin Ayers reports. (10/20/16)
Samsung Tries To Keep Their Fire-Prone Recalled Phones Off AirplanesDevin Fehley reports on how Samsung is attempting to help Note 7 users exchange phones to keep them off airplanes (10-20-2016)
KPIX 5 Weather ForecastBrian Hackney with the KPIX 5 Pinpoint Weather Forecast for your week ahead. (10/20/16)
Oakland Police Officer Facing Charges In New East Bay Sex ScandalDa Lin reports on a new sex scandal involving a single officer emerging in Oakland (10-20-2016)
Sex Assaults Spur Suspension Of UC Berkeley Fraternity And Sorority PartiesUC Berkeley fraternities and sororities halt parties following reports of sexual assaults. Jessica Flores reports. (10/20/16)

Sports Headlines & Scores

Will Raider Fans Support A Lame Duck Football Team?  
The Inconsistency Of Carlos Hyde Is Still The Best San Francisco Can Hope ForSince parting ways with running back Frank Gore after the 2014 season, the San Francisco 49ers have been struggling to establish a consistent running game. While RB Carlos Hyde has the potential to be very good, he cannot seem to stay healthy.
Week 7 NFL Picks: Broncos Down Osweiler But Bradford Bests Eagles As QBs Face Former TeamsThe Vikings and Texans' quarterbacks will be out for vengeance against their former teams but only one of them will come away victorious.
Raiders Look For Two-Game Sweep In FloridaAs this past weekend's loss to the Chiefs showed, there is still much work to be done in the Bay Area if Oakland is to make a run at a playoff spot, something that has eluded it for more than a decade.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Santa Clara Students Put Spin On Solar Power For 'Tiny House' ContestThe Sacramento Municipal Utility Districts Tiny House competition this weekend is the inaugural contest challenging California college students to engineer a net-zero, miniature solar-powered house.
NFL Players Push For Cannabis Alternative To Opioids For Chronic PainCurrent and former National Football League players are funding a study on a potential opioid alternative – cannabis oil, made in the Bay Area – to help alleviate the pain brought about by a football career.
New Data Shows Skyrocketing San Jose Police OvertimeWhen San Jose police officers hit the streets, they stay there longer than most other big-city cops in California, according to documents.
Wi-Fi Device Pauses Kids' Video Games When You WantGetting your children's attention when they're sucked into a video or computer game is no easy task, but a Bay Area based company has a high-tech way for parents to call a time out.
Pets Potentially More At Risk If Recreational Marijuana Law PassesOn November 8th, Californians will decide whether to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use. But with the latest Field poll showing Proposition 64 ahead by a two-to-one margin, there's a growing concern about an unintended consequence - more cases of dogs digesting cannabis products.
New Surveillance Cameras Installed At Scene Of Oakland Double HomicideIt took a recent double homicide at East Oakland's Cesar Chavez Park to prompt the city to finally take action and install new surveillance cameras that work.
Vallejo Waterfront To Be Transformed; Major Development Gets Green LightIt's been talked about for almost a decade, but now a major development in Vallejo that will change the city's waterfront has gotten the green light.

From The KCBS Radio Newsroom

Thousands Of Baby Toads Heading To Puerto Rico From Oakland ZooThousands of critically endangered baby toads are en route to Puerto Rico from the Oakland Zoo.
Biggest Union Of California State Workers Planning Strike VoteThe biggest union representing state government workers is planning a strike vote next week.
Millennium Tower Developers Rethink Plans For Separate 45-Story Condo Project's Anchor-Less DesignThe development company that’s in the middle of a controversy over its sinking high rise in San Francisco is re-drawing its foundation plan for another tower it’s currently building.
Oakland Elders Try To Steer Youth Onto Right Track, Bridge Gap With PoliceThrough expression, compassion and understanding in the African American community, there is hope that dreams deferred can one day become dreams fulfilled.


Notorious Hotel Rooms To Stay At Across AmericaAlthough the notion of spending a night in a room with a twisted past might not seem appealing, many hotels reap bigger rewards due to the notoriety.
5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Dorothy's Famous Ruby SlippersThe museum hopes to raise $300,000 in a month. Here are five things to know about the famous relic...
Disneyland's 'Tower of Terror' Making Way For Marvel's 'Guardians of The Galaxy' Ride"The Twilight Zone" is ceding way to "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Disneyland's popular Tower of Terror ride, but a change that could be seen as a victory for millennials' pop culture over baby boomers' is drawing complaints...
Road Trip To America’s Most Haunted PlacesTake a different kind of road trip this year. Check out some of America's most haunted places according to Andrew Pyper, author of "The Damned."

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