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No arrest in 15-year-old’s slaying in San Francisco Sunset District; family offers forgiveness

May 3, 2017 10:02 am

POSTED:MAY 02 2017 10:48PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 02 2017 10:48PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - The family of the 15-year-old shot and killed in San Francisco’s Sunset District spoke with KTVU about their loss. Reajon Jackson’s family arrived at the parking lot of Jefferson High School where he had been a 10th grader. They spoke about Reajon […]

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AAA launches ‘Gig’ car share service in East Bay

May 3, 2017 9:59 am

POSTED:MAY 02 2017 08:36PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 02 2017 08:36PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - If you’re driving around the East Bay you can expect to see more of these black Toyota Prius with the signature light blue bike racks are on top as the new car sharing service, Gig, hits the road. “Oakland and Berkeley have […]

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2 Investigates: Oakland sues landlord who demolished tenant’s home

May 2, 2017 10:33 am

POSTED:MAY 01 2017 07:13PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 02 2017 10:11AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Nearly six weeks after 2 Investigates’ first report, the Oakland City Attorney’s office filed a civil lawsuit against the landlord who demolished his tenant’s apartment while the man was still living there. Landlord Gene Gorelik, his wife, and their company Oakland Redevelopment Group LLC […]

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Boy with special needs gets piano with help from some friendly teenagers

May 2, 2017 10:29 am

POSTED:MAY 01 2017 08:56PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 01 2017 08:56PM PDT CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU) - At 10-years-old Myles Latham is a natural born piano player. “I just wanted to sit down and piece together things,” Myles said.  But music isn’t just a fun form of expression for this Concord boy. He suffers from anxiety and attention deficit […]

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Closing arguments set for Tuesday in trial of man accused of murdering Sierra LaMar

May 2, 2017 10:12 am

POSTED:MAY 01 2017 10:29PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 01 2017 10:33PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - The fate of the man accused of killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar will soon rest in the hands of a jury. On Tuesday, closing arguments are set to begin in the trial of Antolin Garcia Torres. The trial lasted three […]

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Highway 101 NB lanes closed after fatal officer-involved shooting

May 1, 2017 8:39 am

POSTED:APR 28 2017 06:12PM PDT UPDATED:APR 29 2017 12:22AM PDT SAN MATEO (KTVU) – The northbound lanes of Highway 101 in San Mateo near Highway 92 remained closed Friday night after a fatal officer-involved shooting occurred during the evening rush hour commute. San Mateo Police Department Capt. Dave Norris said a suspect was shot and killed […]

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Prom dress giveaway to benefit Oakland public school girls

May 1, 2017 8:33 am

POSTED:APR 28 2017 11:38PM PDT UPDATED:APR 29 2017 12:16AM PDT OAKLAND (KTVU) – Hundreds of teen girls who attend Oakland public schools will have the opportunity Saturday to attend a special prom dress giveaway event organized by Leslie West, the wife of Warriors player David West. She is passionate about her mission to help girls in […]

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3 suspects arrested in North Bay power tool theft

May 1, 2017 8:30 am

POSTED:APR 29 2017 12:09AM PDT UPDATED:APR 29 2017 03:23PM PDT SANTA ROSA (KTVU) – Sonoma County authorities have arrested three suspects in connection with the theft of high-end tools and more arrests could be possible. Authorities said Wayne Lindsey, 23, of Firebaugh, Jeremy Escover, 36, and Larry Echols, 34, both of Fresno, were being held Friday […]

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San Mateo school teacher arrested for having lewd photos of young girls

April 28, 2017 5:01 pm

POSTED:APR 27 2017 06:18PM PDT UPDATED:APR 27 2017 10:42PM PDT SAN MATEO (BCN)–San Mateo police last week arrested an elementary school teacher suspected of taking and possessing photos of children in lewd poses. On April 21, officers arrested 33-year-old Anthony Satriano at his home in San Francisco after a roughly two-week investigation into his alleged […]

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San Francisco may change the way you pay for cable car tickets

April 28, 2017 4:56 pm

POSTED:APR 27 2017 06:33PM PDT UPDATED:APR 27 2017 06:37PM PDT San Francisco may be changing the way passengers pay for cable car tickets. Transit officials say they may eliminate the age-old method of buying the $7 tickets on board, and paying in cash. This idea is gaining momentum after police arrested two veteran cable car […]

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