Transient, Girlfriend Arrested On Suspicion Of Homicide In Santa CruzA transient and his girlfriend have been arrested as suspects in a fatal shooting Tuesday in Santa Cruz, according to police.
Woman Who Refused To Work As Oakland Prostitute Kidnapped, TorturedAn Oakland woman testified that 3 men kidnapped, raped and tortured her after she told them she didn't want to work as a prostitute for them.
Towns Leveled; Italy Earthquake Kills At Least 159Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. The death toll stood at 159.
First Chess, Now Dictation -- Technology Tops Man AgainFor many, using speech recognition on a smartphone has been at times a frustrating experience. Now, researchers at Stanford say the technology has advanced to a point where it is faster and more accurate than typing.
Seismic Activity Still Posing Hazard To Napa Years After Big QuakeWednesday marks the second anniversary of the big quake that struck Napa, and seismologists with the USGS say the valley is poised to have more, and possibly stronger quakes.
San Francisco Police Seek Suspect In Vicious Attack Caught On CameraPolice in San Francisco are asking for the public's help finding the suspect in a vicious unprovoked attack on a woman that was captured by a surveillance camera last weekend.
2 More Suspects In Brutal SF Golden Gate Park Homicide ArrestedA third suspect has been arrested in connection with a vicious homicide last May in which a homeless man was allegedly beaten, tortured and then drowned in a Golden Gate Park lake, San Francisco police said Wednesday.
Berkeley ‘Soda Tax’ Leading To Reduced Sugary Drink Consumption, Study FindsPeople in Berkeley cutting down on sugary drinks since the so-called “soda tax” went into effect, according to a new study.
Bay Bridge Bike Path Connector Delayed AgainThe opening of the Bay Bridge eastern span bike path connector to Yerba Buena Island has been delayed again.
Bill Eliminating ‘Tampon Tax’ Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers are sending a measure to Gov. Jerry Brown to remove the state sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.
521 Days: Astronaut Breaks NASA Record For Time Spent In SpaceAstronaut Jeffrey Williams has a new record for NASA under his space belt.
Attackers Strike American University In Afghanistan CapitalThe American University of Afghanistan was under attack, according to multiple accounts.