Betty Yu

(CBS)

(CBS)

Betty Yu joined KPIX 5 in November 2013 as a general assignment reporter.

She spent two years at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station in Miami, as a reporter before moving to San Francisco.

Prior to that, she was an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx and Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station, for four years. She covered New York City crime, politics, sports, and severe weather.

In 2012, Betty was honored as anchor on the “Best Single Newscast” from the New York Press Club.

A Bay Area native, Betty graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with degrees in political science and rhetoric. She also has a Master of Science degree in journalism from Columbia University.

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A scorpion is placed on a plate ahead of a cooking display by America?s master chef of bug cooking and author of the Eat-a-Bug Cookbook, David G. Gordon, at Ripley's Believe It or Not in Hollywood, California on May 24, 2013, where 'The Bug Chef' cooked up a sampling of crunchy critters while bringing awareness to the protein-rich benefits of bugs. AFP PHOTO/Federic J. BROWN        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Mom Of Ex-49er Ray McDonald Defends Son, Says Surveillance Video Would Clear Him Of Sex Assault Allegations

The mother of NFL player Ray McDonald came to her son’s defense after the former San Francisco 49er was accused of a sexual assault at his San Jose home earlier this week.

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Money found inside a backpack left at the Burger King on North Bascom Avenue in San Jose. (Altaf Chaus)

Backpack With $100,000 In Cash Left Behind At San Jose Burger King

No one has come forward to solve this whopper of a mystery: Someone left behind a backpack with $100,000 in cash at a fast food restaurant in the South Bay this week.

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Generous Strangers Help Bay Area Teen With Cancer Cross Items Off Bucket List

A Bay Area teenager has been working through his bucket list as fast as he can, because he doesn’t have much time left. Alex Matlosz-Cox is living out his dreams, thanks to generous support from complete strangers.

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Authorities said a dead baby was found in this abandoned mobile home in San Jose on November 11, 2014. (CBS)

Dead Baby Found Inside Abandoned Mobile Home In San Jose

The body of a dead baby was found Tuesday inside a mobile home that had been abandoned for years, according to police.

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Google is playing the real estate market like a game of monopoly out of what could be a massive hiring spree.

11/11/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students: ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law Already Making An Impact

New parties, new encounters and new hookups: A new semester has started at Cal. But this year, some college guys are thinking twice about making that move, after lawmakers recently approved the affirmative consent or “yes means yes” law.

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Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical Testing

It’s biotech’s dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won’t survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.

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Lava from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii approaches the town of Pahoa on October 30, 2014. (CBS)

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Paradise remains in peril Sunday night in Hawaii as a lava flow spreads sideways and threatens to wipe out a town.

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She’s the makeup guru of the YouTube generation known for creating faces like Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and even Barbie.

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