Regional News

Home-alone dog blamed for house fire in Tucson

December 4, 2013 8:33 pm

An unattended dog who supposedly started an unattended stove is being blamed for an apartment fire in Tucson. Fire Capt. Barrett Baker told KVOA  that the dog ignited a burner with his paw while trying to jump up on the kitchen counter. Investigators said there were flammable materials on top of the stove, which the […]

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Homeless population prepares to brave bitter cold nights

December 4, 2013 8:22 pm

With temperatures expected to reach freezing overnight Wednesday, people from the Community Homeless Alliance Ministry were handing out blankets and jackets to the homeless at a large encampment near Kelley Park in East San Jose. One of the recipients spoke to KTVU, he said he lost his job as a handyman about a year ago […]

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Questions remain in possible kidnapping case

December 4, 2013 8:09 pm

Milpitas police say some grainy video surveillance video from an AC Transit bus is their best hope to solve a ‘possible’ kidnapping. Investigators say they aren’t sure what to think after releasing video Wednesday showing an Asian man fighting with a young Asian woman yesterday evening over, what appeared to be, a tote bag. The […]

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Ski resorts say snow level is about normal, so far

December 4, 2013 8:05 pm

California is experiencing a dry 2013 and that continues into the start of the Sierra ski season. But, ski resort operators say it’s far too early to be concerned and that snow levels, for this time of year, are fairly typical. “It’s pretty good.  Winter is just starting.  We’re hoping to open Friday,” said Sugar […]

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Search continues for plane, passengers missing in Idaho

December 4, 2013 7:59 pm

The search for a plane piloted by a San Jose man continued in a mountainous region of Idaho Wednesday, state transportation officials said. The small 1983 single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza, registered to Dale Smith of San Jose, was carrying four other passengers when it took off Sunday from Baker City, Ore. The pilot is Smith and […]

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Vicious Circle Awaits Rohingya Refugees in Thailand

December 4, 2013 7:55 pm

ATTN EDITORS: NO REPORTER NARRATION (SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS SOUTHEAST ASIA BUREAU CHIEF, JASON SZEP, SAYING: "We are in the thick jungles of southern Thailand. Just over the ridge over there

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Officials Release 911 Audio Tapes from Sandy Hook Shooting

December 4, 2013 7:55 pm

Nearly a year after a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details of the fatal shooting have now been made public.

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COLD DAYS CONTINUE: Watch Bill´s 5-day forecast for KTVU.com

December 4, 2013 7:48 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this 5-day forecast for KTVU.com on the evening of Wednesday, 12/4/2013

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COLD WEDNESDAY: Daily evening forecast from KTVU´s Weather Team

December 4, 2013 7:47 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this weather hit during the evening newscast on Wednesday, 12/4/2013

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10-year-old boy expected to recover after struck by car

December 4, 2013 7:30 pm

A 10-year-old boy was hit by a car after he ran across the road in Antioch Wednesday afternoon, Antioch police said. The boy was hit around 2 p.m. by a car driven by a 75-year-old Pittsburg resident near A and West 15th streets, police said. The boy was conscious and breathing when fire and medical […]

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