A helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.
The Seattle Fire Department says the two people killed when a KOMO-TV news helicopter crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Space Needle were inside the chopper.
The dog’s owner called 911 at about 1:45 p.m. to report that her dog, a black Labrador retriever, had fallen over a cliff in the Portuguese Beach area.
A Central California man convicted of pointing a high-powered laser at a police helicopter was sentenced Monday to spend 14 years in federal prison, a term prosecutors believe to be among the region’s longest for such a crime.
A helicopter may be seen flying at low-level altitudes over parts of San Francisco, Pacifica and Oakland this week, but authorities said the public shouldn’t be alarmed.
While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.
A donation from a private group will help the Oakland Police Department’s helicopter spend more time in the air to help catch criminals, Police Chief Howard Jordan said Wednesday.
A man found dead at the base of a cliff at Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast Tuesday evening was identified Friday as 58-year-old Brian Christopher Abel of Sonoma.
A body was recovered from the waters in Bodega Bay Wednesday morning, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said.
The Coast Guard said two men and young boy are OK after they spent a cold night at sea on a disabled small boat.