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Chinese Riot Robot Zaps 'Potential Threats' With Electric ChargeInventors in China have developed a robot that can zap people it determines are a potential threat with an electric charge.
UC Davis Chancellor Says She's Being ScapegoatedThe chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving the decision to put her on paid leave while the university investigates her treatment of relatives that work at the campus and whether she lied about the school's hiring of online image consultants.
Sons Of San Jose Couple Arrested In Double Murder CaseTwo sons of a San Jose couple found dead in their home last weekend were both arrested in connection with the case.
Student Pilot Skids Off Runway During Hard Landing At Hayward AirportA student pilot skidded off the runway but walked away uninjured when he came down too hard at the Hayward Executive Airport on Thursday morning.
Three Arrested For Bay Area Restaurant Robbery SpreeThree suspects have been arrested for a takeover robbery spree targeting 23 Bay Area restaurants including eight in Berkeley, authorities said.
State Seeks $90 Million From PG&E For WildfireCalifornia officials say they will seek more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line.

Sports Headlines & Scores

49ers Starting Tackle Slams Organization on Twitter49ers tackle Anthony Davis took to Twitter to rant about his club, says San Francisco "constantly tries to manipulate you."
Davis Wants To Move Raiders To Vegas; Pledges To Spend $500 MillionRaiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.
Warriors Advance To 2nd Round, Eliminate Rockets In Game 5The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena.
Warriors Look To Advance In Game 5 Against RocketsIf there's any sense that the Houston Rockets have a better chance against the Golden State Warriors now that Stephen Curry is out, take note of this score: 65-38.
Belt Leads Giants To Sweep Of PadresBrandon Belt was a homer short of the cycle and drove in five runs, Hunter Pence drove in a pair on three hits and the San Francisco Giants completed a three-game sweep by beating the San Diego Padres 13-9 on Wednesday.
Olympics: Team USA Exposing Skin Compared To South Korea's Zika-Proof UniformsAmerican athletes will be exposing a lot of skin at the Olympic Closing Ceremony in Brazil compared to the South Koreans whose uniforms are Zika-proof.

Politics

UC Davis Chancellor Says She's Being ScapegoatedThe chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving the decision to put her on paid leave while the university investigates her treatment of relatives that work at the campus and whether she lied about the school's hiring of online image consultants.
Anti-Trump Activists Demand Google Drop Republican National Convention SponsorshipProtesters will descend on Google headquarters in Mountain View on Thursday to demand that the company cancel its plans to sponsor the Republican National Convention.
Ex-Speaker Boehner Calls Ted Cruz ‘Lucifer In The Flesh’ At StanfordFormer House Speaker John Boehner is unloading on Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, calling him "Lucifer in the flesh."
Trial Ordered Over Public Access To Vinod Khosla's Martins BeachA state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday ordered a trial in San Mateo Superior Court on whether there is right of public access to the popular Martins Beach near Half Moon Bay.
Former SFPD Lieutenant Charged With Interfering In Officer's Rape InvestigationCriminal charges have been filed against a former San Francisco police lieutenant who allegedly interfered with an investigation into sexual assault allegations against a fellow officer, District Attorney George Gascon said Wednesday.
Automakers, Tech Experts Meet At Stanford To Discuss Future Of Self-Driving CarsAutomakers, technology experts, and several auto companies from around the globe held a meeting at Stanford Wednesday to talk about the future of self-driving cars.

KPIX 5 Original Reports

Big 3 Airlines Accused Of Pricing Policy That Could Add Hundreds To Flight CostsThree of the nation’s largest airlines are accused of illegally enacting a little-noticed ticket-pricing policy that could add hundreds of dollars to the cost of your next vacation.
Thousands Threatened By Academy Of Art Email SpoofThree thousand employees with the Academy of Art are scrambling to find out if their financial and credit information has been compromised in the wake of a sophisticated email spoof.
Device Could Be Key To Solving Parkinson's Disease PuzzleSolving one of the most puzzling problems of Parkinson's disease could come down to a device that looks very much like a smart watch.
2 Women Get New Organs In Rare 'Domino' Transplant At StanfordA woman who got a second chance with a lifesaving transplant decided she could save a life herself.
State Lawmakers Target 'Pink Tax' Of Women Paying More Than Men For GoodsCalifornia lawmakers are seeking to end price discrimination between the cost of women’s and men’s goods like clothes and toiletries.
Camera Captures Passersby Ignoring Brazen San Francisco Bicycle TheftWhile a surveillance camera captured a brazen bicycle theft in San Francisco’s Mission District last week, people who were passing by didn’t bat an eye.

From The KCBS Newsroom

Chinese Riot Robot Zaps 'Potential Threats' With Electric ChargeInventors in China have developed a robot that can zap people it determines are a potential threat with an electric charge.
Anti-Trump Activists Demand Google Drop Republican National Convention SponsorshipProtesters will descend on Google headquarters in Mountain View on Thursday to demand that the company cancel its plans to sponsor the Republican National Convention.
SoCal Cold Case Murder May Have Been Work Of Manson Family, Police SayPolice in Los Angeles say it’s possible that the murder of a young woman in Southern California 47 years ago could be the work of the Manson Family.
Automakers, Tech Experts Meet At Stanford To Discuss Future Of Self-Driving CarsAutomakers, technology experts, and several auto companies from around the globe held a meeting at Stanford Wednesday to talk about the future of self-driving cars.
Dyson Takes On Bad Hair Days With 'Supersonic Hair Dryer'Dyson launched the Supersonic hair dryer Wednesday in Japan. It's an invention, he says, that's designed to revolutionize your routine.
Berkeley Leaders Not Buying Alta Bates' Excuse For Planned Hospital ClosureSome Berkeley city leaders are expressing concern and outrage over plans to close Alta Bates Summit Hospital’s emergency department and acute care facility as early as 2018.

Eye On The Bay

5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
Best Creme Brulee In San FranciscoAlthough there are several outstanding places across the City by the Bay for crème brûlée, here are just 5 of the very best.
Cost Of Air Travel In U.S. Drops To Lowest Since 2010There's good news just in time for summer travel. Domestic airfares in the U.S. have dropped to their lowest since 2010.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Best Vintage Clothing Stores In The East BayA profile of five of the best and most popular vintage clothing stores in the East Bay.
Foodie Chap Visits Homage Winery In CalistogaLiam recently visited Winemaker Avia Hawksworth at Homage Winery for a wine fueled conversation and Foodie Chap chat...

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