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 man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.
Fed up with being photoshopped, pop star Colbie Caillat took off her makeup for her latest music video. The video has become a hit, getting more than 15 million views in less than two weeks.
A San Francisco man suspected of having one too many drinks is accused of posing as a Transportation Security Administration agent and groped two unsuspecting women, both foreigners, in a private booth for security pat downs.
A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.
A new campaign going viral is trying to redefine what doing something ‘like a girl’ means.
While California is in the midst of one of its worst droughts on record, crews have taken nearly a week to respond to a water main break in a San Jose neighborhood, wasting more than 170,000 gallons.
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.