Regional News

New images show how close Air Canada plane came to other planes on runway at SFO

August 3, 2017 4:37 pm

POSTED: AUG 02 2017 04:57PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 02 2017 10:57PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO - The NTSB released new information regarding the near disaster at San Francisco International Airport where an Air Canada plane nearly landed on four fully-loaded passenger jets. The NTSB says information is an update and that the investigation is ongoing. The NTSB released new […]

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‘Sprinkles make the world a better place:’ Museum of Ice Cream in San Francisco

August 2, 2017 4:02 pm

POSTED: AUG 02 2017 07:26AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 02 2017 11:05AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Lisa Fernandez/KTVU) -  If you’re a fan of rocky road or the kind of person who thinks that salted caramel is the greatest flavor every created, then there’s a new place for you to visit in The City. The Museum of Ice Cream is […]

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Cow killed, car crash on Orinda highway

August 2, 2017 3:55 pm

POSTED: AUG 02 2017 06:39AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 02 2017 06:39AM PDT ORINDA, Calif. (KTVU) - A cow walking along the highway in Orinda was killed early Wednesday and video at the scene showed several cars were damaged after hitting it. The California Highway Patrol log showed the cow was struck just after midnight on eastbound Highway 24 […]

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Search called off for missing 19-year-old swimmer off Ocean Beach

August 2, 2017 3:51 pm

POSTED: AUG 02 2017 05:30AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 02 2017 12:52PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - U.S. Coast Guard crews called off a search Wednesday morning for a 19-year-old simmer who had been missing off Ocean Beach since the night before. Despite searching for him for 13 hours, he still hadn’t been found. The search was called […]

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Teen jumps from airplane after landing at SFO

August 1, 2017 4:12 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 03:36PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 04:04PM PDT A 17-year-old male jumped from an airplane after it landed at SFO. According to San Francisco International Airports spokesperson Doug Yakel, Copa Airlines flight 208 arrived from Panama City at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The plane was sitting on the taxiway, waiting for its gate, when […]

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Immigrant filmmaker makes Petaluma his own mini-Hollywood

August 1, 2017 4:04 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 12:53PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 12:53PM PDT PETALUMA, Calif. (Ken Wayne/KTVU0 - The movie “American Graffiti” was not only a Hollywood blockbuster and Oscar-nominated motion picture in 1974, it also put the city of Petaluma on the filmmaking map. Now, an Iranian immigrant is keeping that movie spirit alive today in the town […]

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San Francisco controller recommends cash-free cable cars

August 1, 2017 4:00 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 08:57AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 09:00AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Allie Rasmus/KTVU) - Muni’s cable car cash-fare system makes it easy for operators to commit fraud: That’s the finding of an audit from the controller’s office that was just released. The auditors are recommending  going to a cash-free fare system for people riding the […]

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SWAT officers in standoff with possibly armed man holed up inside San Francisco home

July 31, 2017 11:59 am

POSTED: JUL 31 2017 05:52AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 31 2017 09:05AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - SWAT officers swarmed to a San Francisco neighborhood after several shots were fired, a woman was injured by the flying bullets, and a man barricaded himself inside a home late Sunday night, police said. Dispatchers received calls about 11:45 p.m. about shots […]

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Bat found near children’s play area in park tests positive for rabies

July 31, 2017 11:55 am

POSTED: JUL 28 2017 08:38PM PDT UPDATED: JUL 28 2017 11:12PM PDT CLAYTON (KTVU) A rapid bat discovered in a Contra Costa County park is prompting a reminder from health officials: don’t touch bats. That may seem obvious, but in fact, bats are the number one carriers of rabies. The bat was found on a pathway at […]

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Beach hazards caused by tropical storms at Bay Area beaches

July 31, 2017 11:50 am

POSTED: JUL 29 2017 11:55AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 31 2017 06:24AM PDT (BCN) - A southerly swell caused by Tropical Storms Hilary and Irwin will create hazardous beach conditions in parts of the Bay Area late Sunday night through Monday night, weather officials warned. Beaches from coastal Sonoma County southward to coastal Monterey County, particularly south-facing beaches such […]

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