Regional News

California’s strict gun laws undercut by more lenient, neighboring states

July 30, 2019 12:16 pm

By Jana Katsuyama, KTVU Posted Jul 30 2019 07:24AM PDT Video Posted Jul 30 2019 07:16AM PDT Updated Jul 30 2019 07:47AM PDT GILROY, Calif. (KTVU) -  Investigators say Santino Legan purchased the assault weapon used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting Sunday nearly three weeks earlier from a firearms dealer in Fallon, Nevada. The owner of Big Mike’s Gun […]

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Nevada gun shop owner ‘heartbroken’ over selling gun to Gilroy shooter

July 30, 2019 12:10 pm

By Aja Seldon, KTVU Posted Jul 29 2019 06:00PM PDT Video Posted Jul 29 2019 06:31PM PDT Updated Jul 29 2019 07:22PM PDT GILROY, Calif. (KTVU) - The owner of the Nevada gun shop who sold the weapon used in the deadly Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting on Sunday to suspect, Santino William Legan, said he feels sorry for the victims’ […]

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Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting: 6-year-old boy, 13-year-old girl and man in his 20s ID’d as victims

July 30, 2019 12:05 pm

By Gabrielle Moreira Posted Jul 29 2019 02:02PM PDT Video Posted Jul 29 2019 05:28PM PDT Updated Jul 29 2019 05:29PM PDT GILROY, Calif. - Three people were killed when a gunman found a way into a garlic festival in Northern California and opened fire. The shooting happened Sunday afternoon as the three-day Gilroy Garlic Festival came to an end. The annual […]

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New housing project in San Jose to help those with disabilities

July 26, 2019 11:43 am

By Azenith Smith, KTVU Posted Jul 25 2019 11:02PM PDT Video Posted Jul 25 2019 10:58PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - It’s being called the first affordable housing project of its kind in San Jose to include housing for those with disabilities. The Kelsey Ayers Station would include 115 new homes for all incomes and all abilities north […]

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Building under construction along Oakland-Emeryville border catches fire

July 26, 2019 11:39 am

Posted Jul 26 2019 05:26AM PDT Video Posted Jul 26 2019 05:19AM PDT Updated Jul 26 2019 10:31AM PDT Firefighters in Alameda County are investigating a fire at a building under construction near the Oakland-Emeryville border. The two-alarm fire started at about 10 p.m. Thursday at 919 Stanford Avenue, near Lowell Street. The building was slated to become […]

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Port of Oakland says they weren’t involved with deportations out of Oakland airport

July 26, 2019 11:33 am

By Alyana Gomez, KTVU Posted Jul 25 2019 08:44PM PDT Video Posted Jul 25 2019 06:16PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Immigration advocacy groups are calling on the Port of Oakland to be transparent about deportation flights out of the Oakland International Airport. “The deportation has hit us hard because that’s part of our values,” said Ted Lam with Indivisible East […]

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Man drowns in Guadalupe River in San Jose

July 26, 2019 11:23 am

By KTVU Staff Posted Jul 25 2019 04:19PM PDT Video Posted Jul 25 2019 04:17PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (BCN/KTVU) - A man drowned in a creek in south San Jose early Thursday morning, according to police. The drowning was reported at 1:50 a.m. in the creek near Old Almaden Road and Almaden Expressway, police said. San Jose Fire […]

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50-acre vegetation fire contained in San Jose’s Spring Valley area

July 25, 2019 12:58 pm

By Andre Torrez Posted Jul 24 2019 05:58PM PDT Updated Jul 24 2019 08:14PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Firefighters contained a 50-acre vegetation fire in the Spring Valley area east of the cities of Milpitas and San Jose in Santa Clara County Wednesday evening. Cal Fire officials said the fire began around 5:24 p.m. No one was injured […]

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Vegetation fire burns 80 acres near I-680 in Solano County

July 25, 2019 12:57 pm

By Duncan Sinfield Posted Jul 24 2019 11:32AM PDT Video Posted Jul 24 2019 12:07PM PDT Updated Jul 24 2019 01:02PM PDT BENICIA, Calif. (KTVU) - 12:30 p.m. UPDATE: Cal Fire reports the size of the fire has grown to 80 acres. There is no word on containment. 11:50 a.m. UPDATE: According to officials, the size of the fire is […]

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San Jose bridal boutique set to close, leaving many brides scrambling

July 25, 2019 12:50 pm

By Azenith Smith, KTVU Posted Jul 23 2019 10:34PM PDT Video Posted Jul 23 2019 10:28PM PDT Updated Jul 24 2019 12:58PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Bridal store “Brides of California” on the Alameda in San Jose is going out of business at the end of the month. Dozens of brides are scrambling to find a new dress […]

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