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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Surveillance footage captured a mountain lion chilling out on top of a car in a San Jose man's driveway. (Source: David Tang)

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Joseph Wong and his friends on a hike to Mission Peak in Fremont. (CBS)

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Richard Watkins of San Jose was shot and killed in front of his home. (Source: Richard Watkins Family Fund)

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A man was killed in front of his San Jose home in what may be a case of mistaken identity.

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Stockton Tunnel Crash Scene

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El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

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Ray McDonald

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Out of the Envelope in Los Gatos after vandals shattered a window on August 24, 2014. (CBS)

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A mystery structure under construction next door to the Flint Center on the De Anza College campus in Cupertino. (CBS)

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Flash of light during an earthquake in Japan. A scientist with the SETI Institute calls the phenomenon "Earthquake Lights," or EQL. (CBS)

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(CBS SF)

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