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South Bay animal shelters lower adoption fees through Dec. 31

December 7, 2013 2:15 pm

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual “Home for the Holidays” program. Six shelters in the county have lowered their fees for most adoptions, which normally range from $90 to $120, to $12 for any adult cat or dog, according to Albert Escobar with […]

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Driver killed in solo crash on Hwy 101 in Healdsburg

December 7, 2013 2:13 pm

A driver was killed in a solo car crash on US Highway 101 in Healdsburg Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Around 7:45 a.m., witnesses on northbound Highway 101 near the Dry Creek Road exit reported seeing a car smash into a tree off of the roadway, according to the CHP. Emergency responders […]

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Newman: ´I´m Tired, but Ready to Be with My Family´

December 7, 2013 2:00 pm

The long-awaited homecoming for Merrill Newman is finally a reality. The 85-year-old Korean War veteran, who was held hostage in North Korea for more than a month, arrived safely back in the U.S. on Saturday. He was greeted by his wife and son at San Francisco International Airport. Newman made a brief statement before heading […]

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Mandela´s Prison Friend Kathrada Mourns His Passing

December 7, 2013 2:00 pm

It was here at Robben Island that he came to know Nelson Mandela — where they were both sentenced to life in prison. Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada remembers seeing Mandela in the hospital.

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Boys falls through ice, 3 year old trapped underwater for 30 minutes

December 7, 2013 1:19 pm

The boy and another 12 year old were playing on ice thick on Joe Creek when it broke and they both fell through. Firefighters say the older boy was able to struggle out of the water but the three year old remained beneath the ice for 30 minutes. Tulsa police divers were on the scene […]

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Boys falls through ice, 6-year-old trapped underwater for 30 minutes

December 7, 2013 1:19 pm

A six-year-old boy and his older brother fell through the ice on Joe Creek near 71st and Riverside Saturday afternoon, and it took nearly a half-hour to rescue the younger boy. Tulsa Fire Department District Chief Dale Cooley told KRMG at the scene the younger boy did not regain consciousness, but was still alive when […]

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Man dies in early morning San Jose crash

December 7, 2013 1:17 pm

San Jose police said excessive speed and wet roads likely  led to a deadly accident on the San Tomas Expressway early Saturday morning. The crash happened just after 12:30 a.m. on the Expressway near Moorpark Avenue. Police said the vehicle was speeding when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. Two lanes were […]

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Funeral for Slain Pakistani Sectarian Leader Held Amid Protests

December 7, 2013 12:59 pm

Thousands of activists and supporters of a Pakistani Sunni sectarian group took to the streets of Lahore to condemn the killing of their leader as his funeral was held in the city on Saturday. Gunmen killed the provincial leader of the group on Friday and police were deployed to prevent more violence after the anti-Shi'ite […]

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´We Have Nowhere to Go Except the Sea´- Philippine Survivor

December 7, 2013 12:59 pm

A landscape of despair and loss in the Philippines. Little has been left behind nearly a month after a powerful typhoon slammed into the country. In heavy hit provinces people are making do with what they can. A fisherman tries to craft a boat out of what was left behind.

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Raw: US Detainee Home From North Korea

December 7, 2013 12:55 pm

U.S. veteran Merrill Newman, 85, was tired but all smiles as he arrived at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea. (Dec. 7)

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