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Woman dies after drinking herbal tea from San Francisco medicinal shop

March 20, 2017 3:06 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED:MAR 20 2017 12:18PM PDT UPDATED:MAR 20 2017 12:27PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – A woman who was sickened and left in critical condition after consuming herbal tea from a San Francisco medicinal shop in San Francisco’s Chinatown has died, health authorities announced Monday. The identity of the woman, who was in her 50s, […]

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Man who fatally shot self, daughter at Capitola Mall ID’d

March 20, 2017 2:57 pm

POSTED:MAR 20 2017 01:45PM PDT UPDATED:MAR 20 2017 01:45PM PDT CAPITOLA (BCN) – A Watsonville man who shot and killed himself and his 7-year-old daughter in the parking lot of a Capitola mall on Sunday afternoon has been identified by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office as 36-year-old Carlos Garcia. Garcia’s wife called 911 around […]

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Hundreds of Muslims pray at SF Civic Center to Protest Trump Executive Order

March 10, 2017 5:06 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – It was an unusual sight in front of San Francisco City Hall this afternoon. Eschewing the trappings of a mosque for a day, hundreds of Muslims knelt and prayed publicly on the grass at Civic Center Plaza. The show of solidarity was actually a form of protest.  The group, mainly Yemenis, […]

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Man in grave condition after I-80 shooting in Richmond

March 10, 2017 4:53 pm

RICHMOND (KTVU) — Investigators said Friday that a victim was in grave condition after gunfire erupted yesterday on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in Richmond in a targeted attack during the afternoon rush hour commute. Demarcus Doss, 24, of Pinole, was fighting for his life after being rushed to a local hospital after the […]

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Man killed by police, after report he was erractic

March 10, 2017 4:47 pm

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU) – Santa Clara Police expect to release on Friday, more information about a deadly officer-involved shooting Thursday evening. Authorities received a 911 call at about 5 p.m., from someone who claimed their son was acting erractically. Officers responded, and went to a home on Deborah Drive, just off San Tomas Expressway. […]

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Trump signs new travel ban targeting those seeking new visas

March 6, 2017 4:51 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, aiming to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority countries and shutting down the U.S. refugee program. The revised travel order leaves Iraq off the list of banned countries but still affects […]

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President Trump immigration plan stirs concern on California farms

March 6, 2017 4:02 pm

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (KTVU) — There are signs that spring is in the air in the green canopied hills around Watsonville and farmers like Tom Broz are getting a little nervous. “The height of the season really starts in a couple months and we really don’t know if there’s going to be enough workers,” Broz said. […]

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City to appease SF business owners over homeless encampments

March 3, 2017 12:22 pm

“It’s like the end of the world!  Worse than any other third world country,” says fed-up San Francisco business owner Noeme Chahenian. Her 40-year-old, family-owned jewelry business sits on the edge of a Potrero Hill homeless encampment. Tent cities have swallowed up the sidewalks and she watches it all unfold outside her window overlooking San […]

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Bed of dump truck hits Highway 101 overpass in Palo Alto

March 3, 2017 12:02 pm

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) – Caltrans is checking the integrity of an overpass along Highway 101 in Palo Alto, after a dump truck hit the the Embarcadero Road overpass late Thursday night. The CHP had to shut down the overpass, while two lanes of southbound Highway 101 was closed through Friday morning. Authorities say a […]

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Family suing BART says 12-year-old was robbed at gunpoint

March 3, 2017 11:54 am

EL CERRITO, Calif. (KTVU) – The family of a 12-year-old boy who say he was robbed at gunpoint moments after walking off a train, is suing BART. The boy’s mother says gaps in station security are to blame for her son getting robbed. It was still daylight when a 12-year-old boy from Hercules got off […]

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