Regional News

Brentwood teen snubbed from graduation ceremony over Army uniform to get special diploma

June 12, 2017 10:53 am

POSTED: JUN 12 2017 06:06AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 12 2017 08:59AM PDT BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KTVU) - A Bay Area teenager who was not allowed to walk in his high school graduation because he wanted to wear his Army Service Uniform will get a special diploma Monday afternoon after the school district apologized. Members of the Freedrom Riders, the […]

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San Leandro police arrest man after allegedly shooting church statue

June 12, 2017 10:49 am

POSTED: JUN 11 2017 03:17PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 12 2017 07:05AM PDT SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (Azenith Smith/KTVU) - A place of worship targeted and parishioners are dumbfounded as to why would someone shoot up a sacred religious symbol. Police arrested a 32-year-old man in what they’re now investigating as a hate crime at St. Felicitas Church in San […]

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The Inkwells, natural swimming holes in West Marin

June 12, 2017 10:44 am

POSTED: JUN 11 2017 01:15PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 11 2017 01:52PM PDT LAGUNITAS, Calif. (Claudine Wong/KTVU) - Tucked in the trees of West Marin, is a little slice of little-known paradise. The Inkwells, as they are known for their dark, inky color, are natural swimming pools in Lagunitas, just east of Samuel Pl Taylor State Park, filled with […]

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Make America Kind Again: Oakland police officer gives hugs on Lakeshore Avenue

June 9, 2017 3:29 pm

POSTED: JUN 09 2017 08:56AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 09 2017 11:50AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - With all that’s going on in the world, the simple act of wrapping your arms around someone with a big smile can go a long way. That’s what Oakland police officer Christie Amaral was doing about two weeks ago on Lakeshore Avenue in […]

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BART hog citations likely to be replaced with polite requests ‘share the space’

June 9, 2017 3:19 pm

POSTED: JUN 09 2017 06:28AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 09 2017 08:09AM PDT Riders who hog two or more seats on BART will likely not be ticketed or cited, thanks to a BART board who feel that police resources could be better used. Instead, these BART hogs might simply be asked in a polite tone to move over […]

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Snowmelt may mean increased thrills, danger on NorCal rivers this summer

June 9, 2017 3:07 pm

POSTED: JUN 08 2017 06:41PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 08 2017 11:13PM PDT SIERRA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - The record Sierra snowpack led to some great ski days just a few months ago. But with the snowmelt already underway, the excitement has shifted from the slopes to the rivers. The snowmelt is energizing Northern California’s rivers, and also boosting […]

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Watching Comey: For some it’s a party, including at San Francisco bars

June 8, 2017 12:53 pm

By: CATHERINE LUCEY and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press POSTED: JUN 08 2017 08:47AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 08 2017 10:25AM PDT (AP/KTVU) – Politics-obsessed Americans gathered at bars and restaurants Thursday with an excitement normally reserved for the Super Bowl or the World Series, ordering FBI sandwiches and morning shots of Russian vodka as James Comey testified about his […]

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Fremont student disciplined after poking others at school with diabetic lancet

June 8, 2017 12:50 pm

POSTED: JUN 08 2017 06:24AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 08 2017 07:09AM PDT FREMONT, Calif. (KTVU) - More than a dozen students are waiting for blood tests to come back after a fellow student at a Fremont school eventually acknowledged to officials that he  poked them with a diabetic needle. The Fremont Unified School District confirmed that on May […]

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Pierce Brosnan and wife Keely premiere doc at Mendocino Film Fest

June 8, 2017 12:47 pm

POSTED: JUN 07 2017 07:43PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 07 2017 07:44PM PDT MENDOCINO, Calif. (KTVU) - Pierce Brosnan is one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, but he’s also a passionate environmentalist. He came to Northern California to talk about a new documentary he produced with his wife, Keely. “It’s nice to be back. It’s been awhile”, Keely Shaye Smith […]

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As North Bay SMART train service nears, police crack down on drivers

June 7, 2017 3:51 pm

POSTED: JUN 07 2017 12:34PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 07 2017 12:34PM PDT SAN RAFAEL (KTVU) – Passenger train service is expected to launch in the North Bay this month and San Rafael police have stepped up traffic enforcement around railroad crossings. During busy commute hours, officers are ticketing drivers who block railroad crossings in an effort to raise […]

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