Regional News

Camp Fire evacuees watch, await news on their charred communities

November 16, 2018 4:35 pm

By: Deborah Villalon POSTED: NOV 15 2018 04:32PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 14 2018 10:47PM PST UPDATED: NOV 15 2018 08:23PM PST BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - Across Butte County -and beyond- evacuees wait for news of their charred communities and watch the death toll grow. Eight more victims were found on Wednesday, bringing the total to 56 known killed […]

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San Mateo County approves resolution seeking to expand emergency alert system

November 14, 2018 5:17 pm

POSTED: NOV 13 2018 04:50PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 13 2018 05:01PM PST UPDATED: NOV 13 2018 05:03PM PST The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution today encouraging the county’s Office of Emergency Services to expand its current emergency alert notification system to a greater number of residents. Supervisor David Canepa introduced the resolution in partnership with San […]

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Sheriff: California wildfire’s death toll rises to 48

November 14, 2018 5:13 pm

POSTED: NOV 13 2018 04:19PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 13 2018 04:11PM PST UPDATED: NOV 13 2018 07:04PM PST By MARTHA MENDOZA and GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a […]

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Parents look for indoor activities to keep kids out of unhealthy air

November 14, 2018 5:08 pm

By: Cristina Rendon POSTED: NOV 13 2018 03:12PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 13 2018 03:12PM PST UPDATED: NOV 13 2018 06:48PM PST CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU) - As health officials warned to stay indoors due to poor air quality from the Camp Fire in Butte County, parents and children chose to spend the day participating in indoor activities. The hazy sun […]

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Bay Area veterans reflect on what Veteran’s Day means to them

November 13, 2018 2:46 pm

By: Rob Roth POSTED: NOV 12 2018 06:02PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 12 2018 06:01PM PST UPDATED: NOV 12 2018 06:03PM PST LAFAYETTE, Calif. (KTVU) - In his eight years in the army, Steven Barnes was deployed to Iraq twice. Veterans Day means a lot to him. “It’s a day of remembrance. Being proud,” said Barnes. Barnes now works part-time […]

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Spare the air alert declared through Friday as smoke lingers over Bay Area

November 13, 2018 2:42 pm

POSTED: NOV 12 2018 04:14PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 12 2018 04:26PM PST UPDATED: NOV 12 2018 04:31PM PST As heavy smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County continues to choke Bay Area skies, a Winter Spare the Air Alert has been extended through Friday. Burning wood, including manufactured logs or any other solid fuel, indoors or outdoors is banned […]

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Death toll rises: Butte County’s Camp Fire now deadliest in state history

November 13, 2018 2:36 pm

POSTED: NOV 12 2018 04:17PM PST VIDEO POSTED: NOV 12 2018 04:11PM PST UPDATED: NOV 12 2018 09:38PM PST PARADISE, Calif. (AP) - PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the […]

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Oakland police release bodycam video in deadly shooting

November 2, 2018 4:42 pm

By: Henry Lee POSTED: NOV 01 2018 05:37PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: NOV 01 2018 05:38PM PDT UPDATED: NOV 01 2018 06:02PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Oakland police released bodycam video showing the deadly officer-involved shooting of Joshua Pawlik. The 32-year Pawlik, homeless and mentally ill, was found lying in between two homes on 40th Street near Market Street. Officers said […]

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Vallejo officer-involved shooting in Oakland; chase ends in gunfire, suspect in custody

November 2, 2018 4:34 pm

By: Debora Villalon , Andre Torrez , Rob Malcolm , KTVU Staff POSTED: NOV 01 2018 04:49PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: NOV 01 2018 10:22PM PDT UPDATED: NOV 01 2018 11:05PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A police pursuit spanned two counties, beginning in Vallejo and ending in Oakland with a crash and an officer-involved shooting. The unidentified male suspect was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon, […]

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Fans remember the late Giants legend Willie McCovey as an ambassador of the team, city

November 2, 2018 3:23 pm

By: Allie Rasmus POSTED: NOV 01 2018 09:22AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: NOV 01 2018 09:23AM PDT UPDATED: NOV 01 2018 02:41PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO - Once news spread of San Francisco Giants great Willie McCovey’s death, fans began paying their condolences and sharing their fond memories of the baseball legend. Early Thursday morning, mourners left flowers, caps and messages at […]

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