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Wells Fargo Executive Killed When Southwest Jet Engine Fails In FlightA Wells Fargo Bank executive was killed from injuries suffered when an engine on a Southwest Airlines jet had a major in-flight failure Tuesday, sending debris through her window on the plane. Andria Borba reports. (4/17/18)
San Francisco Struggles To Adjust To Electric Scooter SharingSan Francisco officials issued cease-and-desist orders to the city's three largest electric scooter rental companies. Joe Vazquez reports. (4/16/18)
Apple Cracks Down on Employee Leaks to MediaApple warns its employees: stop leaking information to the media or we'll have you locked up!. Maria Medina reports on an internal communication that was itself leaked to the media. (4-13-18)
Tesla Removed From NTSB Investigation Of Deadly 101 CrashElectric car maker Tesla is no longer a party to a National Transportation Safety Board investigation into a deadly crash involving one of its vehicles in Mountain View last month. But the NTSB and Tesla have different versions on whose decision it was. Katie Nielsen reports. (4/12/18)
Push For Cameras After More Freeway Shootings In East BayAs officials seek more cameras to monitor freeways in the East Bay, authorities are investigating two shootings on Highway 4 this week. Jessica Flores reports. (4/12/18)
Facebook Pulls Out Of Committee Funding Campaign Against California Consumer Privacy ActFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised more transparency and new efforts to protect user privacy, but critics say the company is not putting its money where its mouth is. Julie Watts reports. (4/11/18)

Education

Bay Area Teen Designs, Builds Prosthetic Hand for Romanian ManJaden Ramos, a sophomore at Redwood High School in Larkspur, used a 3-D printer to build a robotic hand for a man in Romania whom he's never met, for free. John Ramos reports. (4-20-18)
State Shuts Down Silicon Valley UniversitySilicon Valley University, which boasted a student body approaching 4,000, lost its accreditation late last year and now state regulators have shut it down. Devin Fehely reports. (4-20-18)
Marine Biologists Put Undersea Wonders on Display for Cal DaySaturday is the annual open house Cal Day where different departments put on displays to attract students. Marine biologists plan to show off an octopus pregnant with 2,000 eggs and a jellyfish-like creature with glowing tentacles. Mary Lee reports from Berkeley. (4-20-18)

News

PIX Now: Friday Evening News UpdateHere's the latest from the KPIX newsroom. (4-20-18)
Bay Area Teen Designs, Builds Prosthetic Hand for Romanian ManJaden Ramos, a sophomore at Redwood High School in Larkspur, used a 3-D printer to build a robotic hand for a man in Romania whom he's never met, for free. John Ramos reports. (4-20-18)
Popular Berkeley Cafe Abruptly ClosesThe Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley has suddenly shut down. Some suspect it may be linked to allegations of racial insensitivity first reported in 2015. Da Lin reports. (4-20-18)

Local News

Bay Area Teen Designs, Builds Prosthetic Hand for Romanian ManJaden Ramos, a sophomore at Redwood High School in Larkspur, used a 3-D printer to build a robotic hand for a man in Romania whom he's never met, for free. John Ramos reports. (4-20-18)
Popular Berkeley Cafe Abruptly ClosesThe Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley has suddenly shut down. Some suspect it may be linked to allegations of racial insensitivity first reported in 2015. Da Lin reports. (4-20-18)
San Rafael Homeowners in Showdown with City Hall Over Sidewalk RepairsThe city of San Rafael planted trees that are causing the sidewalks to crack. Now it's the homeowners who are on the hook to smooth things over. Julie Watts reports. (4-20-18)

KPIXTV

4/20 Brings Highs & Lows to San Francisco's Haight-AshburyThe unofficial marijuana holiday draws pot-smoking pilgrims from across California, while Haight residents brace for the annual bummer of gridlocked streets. Wilson Walker reports.
Bay Area Teen Designs, Builds Prosthetic Hand for Romanian ManJaden Ramos, a sophomore at Redwood High School in Larkspur, used a 3-D printer to build a robotic hand for a man in Romania whom he's never met, for free. John Ramos reports. (4-20-18)
Popular Berkeley Cafe Abruptly ClosesThe Elmwood Cafe in Berkeley has suddenly shut down. Some suspect it may be linked to allegations of racial insensitivity first reported in 2015. Da Lin reports. (4-20-18)

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