Parishioners of Burned Concord Church Stay Committed to Helping HomelessContra Costa County fire investigators say a fire on May 13 that destroyed a Concord church building may have been started by a homeless person seeking shelter in a crawl space under the structure. John Ramos reports. (5-15-21)
Fremont Sexual Assault Suspect Charged in 3rd Case; Additional Victims SoughtA man charged in two brutal sexual assaults has now been charged with a third count involving an elderly woman, police said Friday. Maria Medina reports. (5-14-21)
Expert Says U.S. Needs an 'Operation Warp Speed' for Opioid Epidemic“Overdoses, which were already increasing hugely over the last few years, increased even more for the corona pandemic," Dr. Alex Kral, an infectious disease epidemiologist, tells KPIX. Elizabeth Cook reports. (5-14-21)
San Jose Jewelry Story Smash-and-Grab Caught on CameraA frightening, smash and grab jewelry store robbery by armed thieves was caught on video. Three suspects have been arrested, according to San Jose police. (5-13-21)
Local FBI Agents Encourage Oakland Victims to Step ForwardOn the heels of a public campaign encouraging victims of hate crimes to come forward and report them, the FBI on Thursday focused efforts in Oakland. Allen Martin reports. (5-13-21)
Suspects Arrested For Bloody Vandalism Of Derek Chauvin Defense Witness’ Former Santa Rosa HomeThree people have been arrested for vandalizing the former home of an expert witness in the Derek Chauvin trial with pig's blood last month. Andrea Nakano reports. (5/12/21)
Bystanders Help Nab Suspect In Robbery, Beating Of Elderly Asian Woman Near San Francisco's JapantownTwo bystanders are being praised for jumping into action when they helped corner a suspect who assaulted an elderly Asian woman in San Francisco's Japantown on Tuesday. Betty Yu reports. (5/12/21)
San Jose Ordinance Could Set Hefty Fines For FireworksLen Ramirez reports on San Jose passing a strict new ordinance to crack down on illegal fireworks (5-12-2021)
VIDEO: Surveillance Video Shows Man Defacing SF Mural Dedicated To Asian CultureMurals dedicated to celebrating Asian culture in San Francisco's Chinatown have been vandalized. Betty Yu shows us surveillance video that could lead to the culprit.
Asian American Attacks: Couple Dragged In Brazen Parking Lot Robbery In OaklandAn Asian couple was robbed in an Oakland parking lot and was dragged as they tried to fight back. Betty Yu got an exclusive interview with the victims.
Suspect in San Francisco Stabbing of 2 Asian Women Makes First Court AppearanceKen Bastida reports on SF stabbing suspect appearing in court and entering a not guilty plea (5-10-2021)
Rapping Senior Citizen Dancers Beat Back Asian Hate in San Francisco ChinatownA group of senior citizens in San Francisco's Chinatown are making their own moves against Asian hate crimes with a new rap that's mostly in Cantonese. Sharon Chin reports. (5-9-21)
New Poll Shows Nearly Three-Quarters of California Asians Fear Being Victims of ViolenceAsian Americans, more than any other ethnic group in California, are fearful about being victims of violence, according to a new poll released Friday. Maria Medina reports. (5-7-21)
Walnut Creek Officers Cleared in 2019 Shooting of Miles HallThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Friday that no charges will be filed against the officers involved in the 2019 fatal shooting of Miles Hall, a 23-year-old man experiencing a mental health crisis near his home. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5-7-21)
Man Accused in SF Double Stabbing Refuses to Appear in Court for ArraignmentPatrick Thompson was set to be arraigned on Friday afternoon for allegedly stabbing two elderly Asian women however he refused to come to court from jail. Wilson Walker reports. (5-7-21)
Raw Video: SFPD News Conference on Police Shooting in South BeachNews conference regarding an officer-involved shooting that happened Friday afternoon near the corner of Varney Place and Third Street in San Francisco. (5-7-21)
SF District Attorney Boudin to Lead Prosecution of Suspect in Asian Women Attack CaseThe office of San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Thursday announced charges against the suspect in the Market Street stabbing of two older Asian women and noted Boudin would personally represent the prosecution at the arraignment. Kenny Choi reports. (5-6-21)
Fire Crews Contain 15-Acre Vegetation Fire In Discovery BayFire crews in Contra Costa County have contained a brush fire in Discovery Bay that grew to approximately 15 acres Wednesday evening. Investigators said the fire was likely started by fireworks. (5/5/21)
Details Emerge About Man Suspected Of Stabbing 2 Older Asian Women In San FranciscoDetails have emerged about a man suspected of stabbing two older Asian women in San Francisco while they were waiting for the bus. Betty Yu reports. (5/5/21)
1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting Near San Jose ParkOne man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting near a park in San Jose Wednesday evening. (5/5/21)
San Francisco Police Identify Suspect in Market Street Stabbing of 2 WomenKenny Choi reports on new details emerging about the suspect who was arrested in the stabbing of two Asian women on San Francisco's Market Street (5-5-2021)
Bay Area Students Convicted In Slaying Of Italian Police Officer Get Life In PrisonKen Bastida reports on two Bay Area men receiving the maximum sentence after being convicted of killing Rome police officer in 2019 (5-5-2021)
Asian American Attack: Assailant Punching Asian Man Pushing Stroller In SF Caught On VideoA surveillance camera captured a brutal attack on an Asian man pushing a stroller in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood.
Asian American Attacks: Suspect In SF Attack On 2 Asian Women In Custody; Grandson Speaks OutThe suspect in a vicious attack on two older Asian women is in custody. Betty Yu has an exclusive interview with one victim's grandson.