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Oakland officials investigate abuse claims against fourth grade teacher

Oakland public school administrators placed a fourth grade teacher on administrative leave Friday after a parent made allegations she physically, mentally and emotionally abused her daughter. Parent Sharena Thomas alleged that her daughter's fourth grade teacher at the Rise Community School, called her the "darkest kid in class," dragged her ...

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody. Marcelo Marquez, of ...

San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson throws during the fourth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the Kansas City Royals on top in the World Series. Jeremy Guthrie outpitched fellow Series newcomer Tim Hudson, four Royals relievers combined on four hitless innings and Kansas City beat the San ...

Family rescued from roof in Milpitas house fire

A woman was rushed to the hospital Friday morning after she was burned during a large house fire in Milpitas. When Milpitas fire crews arrived at the burning home on Farmcrest Street, the first floor was filled with flames and four family members were on the roof. Two of them ...

CHP officer investigated for sending himself nude photos from suspect's phone

A Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer is under investigation for allegedly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone while the young woman was in custody, court records show. An investigator from the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office is recommending that 35-year-old CHP ...

Two suspects sought in Stanford Shopping Center jewelry store robbery

A man and woman robbed a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, escaping with several valuable wristwatches, according to police. Police received a 911 call reporting the robbery at Gleim the Jeweler at the Stanford Shopping Center at 180 El Camino Real just before 4:30 p.m. Officers ...

Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with ...

Three gang members sentenced in murder of Daly City cook

Three MS-13 gang members were sentenced to 27 years in prison Wednesday morning for the 2010 murder of a cook in Daly City when they mistook him for a rival gang member, federal prosecutors said. Davie Jimmy Mejia-Sensente, 31, Carlos Mejia-Quintanilla, 25, and Luis Amilar-Zanus, 35, pleaded guilty in July ...

No one found under BART train after service stopped at Embarcadero

After shutting down service at San Francisco's Embarcadero station because of a report of a person under a train, BART police reopened the station Wednesday afternoon after not finding anyone under there, an agency spokeswoman said. Trains were delayed after police received a report at 2:54 p.m. that a person ...

Oakland security firm raided; Former Your Black Muslim Bakery members arrested

Seven members of a West Oakland security company with ties to the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery have been charged with seeking and obtaining government security contracts through fraudulent credentials and insurance in a massive criminal complaint by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office, according to prosecutors. The defendants ran ...

Bryan Stow's wish -- Walk normally again

The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans three years ago outside Dodger Stadium put up his hands and fingers, fist-bumped his mom and talked about his goals in a display of his progress during a new interview aired Wednesday ...

Wood pallet fire burning near Hwy 101 in Gilroy

Firefighters are responding to a large blaze that has closed one road in Gilroy Wednesday morning, Cal Fire officials said. The fire was reported just before 5 a.m. and has been burning down pallets along with a nearby barn on Ferguson and Crews Roads, according to Cal Fire. Ferguson Road ...

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