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Fugitive wanted in death of 6-year-old arrested nearly a decade later

August 30, 2018 3:59 pm

POSTED: AUG 29 2018 07:25PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 29 2018 07:11PM PDT MENLO PARK, Calif. (KTVU) - After nearly a decade on the run, an East Palo Alto man wanted for a fatal hit-and-run is behind bars. Menlo Park police announced Wednesday the capture and arrest of Shannon Fox in Central America. The suspect has been extradited […]

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City leaders tour mock safe-injection site in San Francisco

August 30, 2018 3:55 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED: AUG 29 2018 07:15PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 29 2018 07:12PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 29 2018 07:47PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - San Francisco leaders got a walkthrough of a mock safe-injection site on aimed at helping intravenous drug users get support and recovery treatment for drug addiction. Wednesday’s ‘Safer Inside’ display at Glide Memorial Church in […]

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San Jose company launches grocery delivery service with self-driving cars

August 30, 2018 3:50 pm

By: Ann Rubin POSTED: AUG 29 2018 06:52PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 29 2018 06:43PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - A San Jose company has begun grocery delivery with self-driving cars. Starting this week, they’re operating in a small section of north San Jose. This is no ordinary grocery delivery. The bright green Auto X car drives itself. […]

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Investigation underway after torso found in fish tank in San Francisco

August 29, 2018 12:10 pm

POSTED: AUG 28 2018 08:09AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 28 2018 12:36PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2018 09:44PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) Police are awaiting an autopsy report on a human torso that was found earlier this month inside a fish tank at the home of a San Francisco man reported missing, police said Tuesday. In late […]

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Three East Bay fires were ‘intentionally set,’ firefighters say

August 29, 2018 12:05 pm

By: Elissa Harrington POSTED: AUG 28 2018 05:20AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 28 2018 07:13AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2018 07:31AM PDT ANTIOCH, Calif. - Firefighters put out two fires in Antioch Tuesday morning and believe they’re connected. Both are being investigated as possible arsons. A third fire, also in Contra Costa County, was also intentionally set, firefighters said. One […]

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UC Berkeley offers new scholarships to attract more black students

August 29, 2018 12:01 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED: AUG 27 2018 11:01PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 27 2018 10:42PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2018 08:25AM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) - UC Berkeley is offering new scholarships through what’s called the African American Initiative to attract and retain black students. University officials say Black students make up only 3 percent of the undergraduate population and […]

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Life-insurance policy taken out on man days before fatal plunge, mother says

August 28, 2018 2:52 pm

By: Henry Lee POSTED: AUG 27 2018 04:57PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 27 2018 05:24PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 27 2018 07:39PM PDT MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - “My son was worth it.” Heather Lundbom is demanding answers, more than eight months after her son’s mysterious death in Marin County, the apparent result of a 600-foot plunge from cliffs at Muir Beach. “I’m […]

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San Jose police union agrees to greater oversight with one stipulation

August 28, 2018 2:48 pm

By: Jesse Gary POSTED: AUG 27 2018 12:45PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 27 2018 04:41PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 27 2018 04:45PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. - San Jose’s police officer’s association on Monday signed agreement with the city, which will lead to greater oversight of the department by the independent police auditor. But there is one stipulation. The police union […]

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Some Oakland school sports reinstated thanks to anonymous donor

August 28, 2018 2:43 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED: AUG 27 2018 08:00AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: AUG 27 2018 10:03PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2018 05:38AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - The Oakland school district has reinstated high school girls’ golf, tennis and lacrosse for this fall, thanks to an anonymous donor. The donor kicked in $35,000 to specifically reinstate those girls’ sports. Earlier, Oakland school […]

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13-year-old boy planned mass shooting at Pleasant Hill middle school, police say

June 5, 2018 3:45 pm

By: Lisa Fernandez POSTED: JUN 05 2018 06:13AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: JUN 05 2018 07:13AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 05 2018 01:19PM PDT PLEASANT HILL, Calif. -  A 13-year-old student allegedly planned a mass shooting for Thursday at  a middle school in Pleasant Hill, in a threat where Snapchat tipped off the FBI. The threat  comes slightly more than a month after […]

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