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Giants win World Series title

Bumgarner, Giants beat Royals 3-2 to win Series

A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performance for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third championship in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

Oakland road rage shooting victim Perla Avina

Suspect in deadly road rage shooting arrested

A man has been arrested in connection with the killing of a mother of four in an apparent road rage incident.

Dr. Colin Bucks

Stanford doctor takes precautions after treating Ebola patients in Liberia

A Stanford surgeon who recently returned from Liberia after spending a month helping treat Ebola patients is among the first in the Bay Area to be taking precautions under new state rules, San Mateo County health officials said.

Hoarder defense

Randy Pench

'Hoarders' psychologist testifies at murder trial

A psychologist who stars on a reality TV show testified at a murder trial that a California man accused of killing an animal control officer had a hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his many animals.

Bill Maher

UC won't allow students to pull Bill Maher as commencement speaker

The student group that selected comedian Bill Maher to be the commencement speaker at the University of California at Berkeley has attempted to rescind the invitation after student backlash over some of Maher's statements, but the university won't allow it, school officials said Wedensday.

Dr. Raymond Severt


Santa Rosa doctor gets a year in jail for sexting with 13-year-old girl

A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.

Manuel Sedillo

San Mateo County social worker arrested for having sex with teen client

The director of the San Mateo County Human Services Agency said Wednesday she is "horrified" by allegations that one of her employees was arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16-year-old girl he was supposed to help.

Police investigate shooting in Berkeley

Police search for suspect after deadly shooting in Berkeley

East Bay Regional Park District police are investigating a fatal shooting on Tuesday night near the Berkeley Marina.

World Series Game 6

David J. Phillip

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels.

Petaluma police

Petaluma police searching for woman who robbed department store, assaulted employee

Officers are on the lookout for a woman who on Tuesday robbed a Kohl's department store in Petaluma and assaulted an employee in the process, police said.

Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte

California officer shooting suspects arraigned

Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two California sheriff's deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.

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Prosecutor: Evidence proves man killed teenage girl 30 years ago

A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that they have all the evidence they need to convict a then-teenage boy of first-degree murder for the stabbing death of his 14-year-old high school classmate in Pleasanton 30 years ago.


Bird strike forces flight back to Los Angeles

A Spirit Airlines flight from Los Angeles International Airport is back on its way to Florida after a bird strike initially forced it to return to LAX following an extended holding pattern.

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Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

Bodies found in Mexico where 3 Texans missing

Mexican officials say four bodies have been found east of the border city of Matamoros, near where three young Americans went missing more than two weeks ago.

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Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes between masked stone throwers and Israeli riot police and threatened to further enflame the already high tensions in the city.

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NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

NATO chief sees spike in Russian flights on border

NATO's new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe.

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California city faces key ruling on bankruptcy

Residents in the California city of Stockton will likely learn Thursday if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them.

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Thursday Weather Forecast: Transition to wet Friday

Thursday will be our transition to a wet Friday. Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures are expected during the Thursday morning commute.

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2 Investigates English learners

2 Investigates: English-speaking students misidentified as 'English learners'

There are more than 1.6 million "English learners" in California schools, according to recent estimates.

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Top female pro triathlete visits the Bay Area

Professional traithlete Gwen Jorgensen recently stopped by Specialized Bikes HQ in Morgan Hill to test in their state-of-the-art wind tunnel.