Regional News

Marijuana suspected motive in Pleasant Hill homicide – first since 2012

April 9, 2018 4:19 pm

By: Allie Rasmus POSTED: APR 08 2018 08:46AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: APR 08 2018 09:05AM PDT UPDATED: APR 08 2018 09:20AM PDT PLEASANT HILL, Calif. - A man was killed in a suspected marijuana robbery Saturday night in Pleasant Hill’s first homicide since 2012. Several people called police about 11 p.m. to report hearing multiple gunshots near a home on Norse […]

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Santa Clara Co. Sheriff’s Office to reintroduce ‘riot guns’ in jail

April 9, 2018 4:15 pm

POSTED: APR 06 2018 07:51PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: APR 06 2018 07:48PM PDT UPDATED: APR 06 2018 07:55PM PDT SANTA CLARA COUNTY, California (KTVU) - Years after banning the use of riot guns in the Santa Clara County Jail, the sheriff has decided to re-introduce them as part of their revised “Use of Force” policy. Deputies say they can […]

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Fremont Police say suspect they killed fled officers earlier this week

April 9, 2018 4:07 pm

By: Jesse Gary POSTED: APR 06 2018 03:38PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: APR 06 2018 04:29PM PDT UPDATED: APR 06 2018 08:21PM PDT FREMONT, Calif. - Fremont police are still trying to unravel how and why a known parole violator, opened fire on officers Thursday night, sparking a fatal exchange of gunfire. A preliminary investigation indicates that seven officers, including three undercover […]

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Bay Area students to participate in national walkout, while others opt out of politics on school day

March 14, 2018 11:02 am

By: Lisa Fernandez POSTED: MAR 13 2018 09:56AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAR 13 2018 04:35PM PDT UPDATED: MAR 14 2018 10:24AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. - Students across the nation, including the Bay Area, are staging a national “March For Our Lives” walkout on Wednesday to mark the 17 lives lost in Parkland, Florida and to urge Congress to enact stricter […]

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Ann Coulter embraced by conservative crowd in Mountain View

March 14, 2018 10:57 am

POSTED: MAR 13 2018 07:52AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAR 13 2018 10:28PM PDT UPDATED: MAR 13 2018 11:23PM PDT MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KTVU) - Conservative pundit Ann Coulter spoke at a private event in Mountain View Tuesday night. The non-profit political group, Liberty Forum of Silicon Valley organized the speaking engagement and book signing. The group describes itself as a […]

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Family of slain Yountville veteran center psychologist urges compassion for those with PTSD

March 14, 2018 10:53 am

By: Debora Villalon POSTED: MAR 13 2018 07:03AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAR 12 2018 10:49PM PDT UPDATED: MAR 13 2018 11:46AM PDT NAPA, Calif. - Despite the fact that she was gunned down after being taken hostage by an ex-patient and decorated Army veteran struggling with PTSD, her father and and husband urged compassion for the killer of Jennifer Gonzales […]

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San Francisco police fatally shoot man hiding in trunk of car after armed robbery report

March 8, 2018 11:49 am

By: Allie Rasmus , KTVU Staff POSTED: MAR 07 2018 05:32AM PST VIDEO POSTED: MAR 07 2018 08:36AM PST UPDATED: MAR 07 2018 08:38AM PST SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco police shot and killed a man who was in the trunk of a car during a deadly officer-involved shooting in the Mission District.. The shooting  started Tuesday shortly after 10:30 p.m. when two people […]

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Oakland woman tells her story of overcoming homelessness

March 8, 2018 11:45 am

By: Amber Lee POSTED: MAR 06 2018 11:06PM PST VIDEO POSTED: MAR 06 2018 10:38PM PST OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A network of nonprofits, social services and individuals are banding together to help get the homeless get off the streets, one person at a time. There is a success story involving a homeless woman named Mitzi Lewis. She is […]

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Update: SF’s backlog of bills reducing; contractors getting paid

March 8, 2018 11:40 am

POSTED: MAR 06 2018 10:51PM PST VIDEO POSTED: MAR 06 2018 10:48PM PST UPDATED: MAR 06 2018 10:52PM PST SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - The newest numbers from the San Francisco Controller’s Office show thousands of unpaid invoices are being processed, reducing the backlog of bills following the rollout of the city’s new financial payment system. City leaders and department personnel […]

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Kaplan wants tax on vacant Oakland properties to help homeless

March 6, 2018 4:24 pm

POSTED: MAR 05 2018 11:17PM PST VIDEO POSTED: MAR 06 2018 07:25AM PST UPDATED: MAR 06 2018 10:23AM PST OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - In Oakland, city, county and community came together Monday night at City Hall to propose and discuss short and long term solutions to the growing homeless problem. At a large encampment along 27th Street under Highway […]

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