Regional News

SAN JOSE: Cold Weather Shelter Program launches

December 4, 2013 6:49 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.

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Businesses being ordered to lose their names or pay up

December 4, 2013 6:49 pm

Hundreds of East Bay businesses have received orders from the firm, FBN Brokers, demanding they pony up hundreds of dollars immediately or quit using their business names and signs. Uhuru Furniture and Collectibles in Oakland is a national, minority owned empowerment store for African-American economic and health development.  This weekend, proprietor Joel Hamburger says he […]

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NB COLD KEN P 5PM

December 4, 2013 6:48 pm

NB COLD KEN P 5PM

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OAKLAND: Electrical short blamed for BART train´s sudden stop

December 4, 2013 6:47 pm

The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate while it was traveling at full speed at about 70 mph, BART officials said

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Raw: Minnesota Plagued by Unrelenting Snowstorm

December 4, 2013 6:40 pm

An unrelenting storm that has spread about 2 feet of snow in northeastern Minnesota continued for a third day Wednesday. It has contributed to hundreds of traffic accidents around the state, including at least five fatal crashes since Mond…

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Electrical short caused BART incident in Berkeley Hills

December 4, 2013 6:30 pm

The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate while it was traveling at full speed at about 70 mph, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said. BART spokesman Alicia Trost said shorts […]

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Accused Los Angeles Airport Gunman Ordered Held Without Bond

December 4, 2013 5:53 pm

A California man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport last month, killing a federal security screener and wounding three other people, was ordered held without bond on Wednesday (December 04), pending trial. A federal judge said he was denying bail for Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, because he posed a danger to the […]

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The Fuel Cell Under Al Gore´s London HQ

December 4, 2013 5:53 pm

A fuel cell has been fitted in the basement of a new development off Regent Street in London.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Suspect in slaying over Playstation4 appears in court

December 4, 2013 5:46 pm

A man accused of a fatal shooting in San Francisco over a PlayStation 4 game console made his initial appearance in court Wednesday to face charges of murder and attempted robbery.

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Hackers steal millions of passwords from social media users

December 4, 2013 5:33 pm

Someone has stolen more than two million passwords from users of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo and others and posted the sensitive information online, according to security firm Trustwave. The firm recently discovered the data had been posted to a website written in Russian. Yet, experts tell KTVU that individual users around the world, not the […]

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