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 teenage stowaway who hitched a ride from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet says he knew exactly what he was doing when he hopped a fence at the airport.
A Bay Area teen who survived a flight to Hawaii by stowing away in a wheel well of a jet has spoken candidly about his death defying journey in an interview with KPIX 5.
With the help of private surveillance cameras, burglaries are down in Fremont. Now, city officials want to install high-def cameras and license plate readers to track criminals coming from out of town.
After a week of unrest following a deadly officer-involved shooting, a peaceful protest was held in Salinas Sunday.
A 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.
The movie features high school kids partying, having sex, and generally behaving badly in Palo Alto, where Franco had his own share of wild times growing up.
Is there such a thing as being too popular? People who live near a new restaurant on the Peninsula are complaining the eatery has led to a lack of parking and an increase in odors.
The family of the 15 year old who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet says he’s run away before, and was not trying to get to Africa, or see his birth mother, despite international reports.
It’s tough for allergy sufferers to appreciate the beauty of spring, and doctors say the drought California is facing is making it even tougher for them in the Bay Area.
A well-known TV show has started filming on the streets of San Jose, but this isn’t the kind of show you would want a small part in.