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Student Killed by Long Beach Police: Family
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Student Killed by Long Beach Police: Family

Long Beach police this week shot and killed an unarmed 20-year-old man after officers say he jumped through the glass of a second-story window following a fight — a man described by his family as a national debate competitor and student soon to begin classes at California... Read »

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Pregnant Woman Kicked Off Flight Over Fussy Tot

Pregnant Woman Kicked Off Flight Over Fussy Tot

A Canadian musician says she was kicked off a United Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport because... Watch »

6 hours ago
Worker Falls in Elevator at SFMoMA

Worker Falls in Elevator at SFMoMA

A construction worker was in an elevator shaft when some scaffolding fell on top of him Friday morning at the Museum... Read »

May 29, 2015
Navy Vet Dies After Drop From SoCal Fair Attraction

Navy Vet Dies After Drop From SoCal Fair Attraction

A Navy veteran died several hours after a mishap on a platform dive attraction making its debut at a Southern... Watch »

May 29, 2015
SoCal Beaches Reopen After Tar Ball Cleanup

SoCal Beaches Reopen After Tar Ball Cleanup

A stretch of Southern California coastline was reopened Friday after being closed for more than two days because... Watch »

May 30, 2015
California Agency Set to Vote on Water Limits for New Lawns

California Agency Set to Vote on Water Limits for New Lawns

Vote expected Friday on water limits for new lawns. Read »

May 29, 2015
USGS Erroneously Reports 5.1-M Quake Near Redding

USGS Erroneously Reports 5.1-M Quake Near Redding

The US Geological Survey erroneously reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck about 25 miles north... Read »

May 29, 2015
Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Gavin Newsom Fans Want City Hall Bust

Fans of Gavin Newsom want a bust of him displayed at San Francisco City Hall. Read »

May 29, 2015
Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Legislation Gets Assembly's Approval

Motorcycle Lane-Splitting Legislation Gets Assembly's Approval

The California State Assembly has approved legislation that allows lane-splitting for motorcycles. Read »

May 28, 2015
Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

The city of Cupertino won't be having a fireworks show on July 4 because of California's drought, and in an odd... Read »

May 28, 2015

"God Bless Him:" Calif. Gas Station Hostage Describes "Nice" Suspect...

Many would imagine that being taken as a hostage would be scary and nerve-wracking. But Jagdish Bhalla, 75, who was... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Charges Filed Against Man Beaten in Horse Pursuit

Charges Filed Against Man Beaten in Horse Pursuit

The Southern California man who was beaten by sheriff's deputies at the end of a horseback pursuit filmed... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Caltrans Downplays Bay Bridge Steel Rod Failure

Caltrans Downplays Bay Bridge Steel Rod Failure

State officials say a second steel rod anchoring the foundation of the new San Francisco Bay Bridge eastern span... Read »

May 28, 2015
Pit Bull Plays Hero in Antioch Hostage Situation

Pit Bull Plays Hero in Antioch Hostage Situation

An unlikely hero emerged during Wednesday’s hostage situation in Antioch: Two witnesses tell NBC Bay Area, if it... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this... Watch »

May 28, 2015
City of LA Accused of Water Waste at Hansen Dam

City of LA Accused of Water Waste at Hansen Dam

The City of Los Angeles boasts more than 450 public parks. In one of them, NBC4 viewers alerted our crews to a newly... Watch »

May 28, 2015
SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

SoCal Beaches Closed After Oily Globs Wash Ashore

Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo beaches were closed Wednesday after small globs of what officials called a petroleum... Read »

May 28, 2015
 MWD Increases Budget for Conservation Programs

MWD Increases Budget for Conservation Programs

Water officials say the Turf Removal Program, that offers rebates for residents who swap out their lawns, is so... Watch »

May 27, 2015
SWAT Team Cuffs Suspect in Calif. Hostage Situation

SWAT Team Cuffs Suspect in Calif. Hostage Situation

SWAT teams officers handcuffed a suspect outside a Bay Area gas station Wednesday after he reportedly took two... Watch »

May 27, 2015
Kitten Escapes Hawk Attack

Kitten Escapes Hawk Attack

A little white kitten narrowly missed having to dig into her nine lives on Tuesday after escaping the mouth of a... Read »

May 27, 2015
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