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Who Will Inherit Your Facebook Account When You Die?

You can now decide what happens to your Facebook account when you die.

02/12/2015

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CHP Officers Arrest Man On Suspicion Of Murder For Crash That Killed 8-Year Old Cupertino Girl

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a man on Friday on suspicion of murder after he crashed into a car in Cupertino in April and killed an 8-year-old girl, CHP officers said Saturday.

02/08/2015

Mauricio Orellana was killed Wednesday evening after his Mission District apartment caught fire. (Lester Lopez)

Friends Raise Money To Send Man Killed In Mission District Fire Home To El Salvador

Family and friends of a fire victim are struggling to raise enough money for a funeral in his home country of El Salvador.

02/03/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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KPIX 5 Poll Finds Strong Bay Area Support For Right-To-Die Bill Among All Age Groups, Party Affiliations

As California lawmakers consider a bill allowing terminally ill patients to obtain life-ending medication, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found strong support of the bill among Bay Area residents.

01/22/2015

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California Lawmakers To Introduce Right-To-Die Bill, Family Of Brittany Maynard To Voice Support

Lawmakers in Sacramento will introduce right-to-die legislation on Wednesday, which would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients. The debate has been reignited by the recent case of a woman who left the Bay Area for Oregon to end her life.

01/21/2015

Greg Plitt (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Reality Star Struck & Killed By Oncoming Train

“Work Out” reality television star Greg Plitt died when he was hit by a train in Southern California…

01/20/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Reportedly Charged At Them With Knife

A man shot and killed by Fairfield police officers Thursday morning following a report of a disturbance has been identified as 36-year-old Jose Ceja, according to police.

01/15/2015

Comedian Taylor Negron (L) & Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. (credit: Getty Images)

Hollywood Loses Two Veteran Entertainers

Comedian Taylor Negron (L) & Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. both died over the weekend…

01/10/2015

14 "Facts" About Drinking

Middle-Aged Adults, Not College Kids Make Up Majority Of Drinking Deaths

To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults—not teens or college kids.

01/06/2015

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