California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.
No longer exclusively used by the military, drones are increasingly being used by groups and private individuals. As drones become even more popular, and with very few rules regarding their use, privacy experts are worried.
The California Highway Patrol says it has seen a surge in the number of complaints about unsafe motorcycle riders and bicyclists in Marin County, prompting the agency to respond with a new crackdown effort.
A viewer told CBS 5 about some surprising video captured early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Mission District. In the video, a series of lights fly in formation above the city before appearing to take a diamond shape and eventually disappearing.
The U.S. Coast Guard said they found no signs of seven missing fishermen from Northern California, whose chartered fishing boat sank in the Sea of Cortez on July 3.
A unique, spaceship-launching aircraft flew over the San Francisco Bay Wednesday morning in conjunction with the opening of a renovated terminal at San Francisco International Airport.
A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire at a nearby veterans home Monday night.
Santa Clara County prosecutors appear to be getting serious about cracking down on people aiming laser pointers at aircraft. One such suspect is facing a sentence of 25 years to life in prison under California’s three strikes law.
A suspect in San Jose was arrested Monday night after allegedly shining a laser at a small airplane and a police helicopter, a police sergeant said.
The pilot of a crop dusting plane died Monday when the aircraft crashed on Webb Tract, an island just north of Bethel Island, in a remote area of Contra Costa County, authorities told CBS 5.