Regional News

Escapee from Merced County jail captured in Gilroy hotel

December 18, 2013 2:24 pm

An armed fugitive from the Merced County Jail surrendered to SWAT team officers in Gilroy early Wednesday morning after authorities tracked him to a hotel room in the city, a Gilroy police spokesman said. The Gilroy/Morgan Hill SWAT Team took Jason Grant Hunwarsden, 32, into custody at about 12:10 a.m. and turned him over to […]

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Alleged ringleader convicted in 2008 gang rape, hate crime

December 18, 2013 2:22 pm

A jury found the alleged ringleader in a brutal 2008 gang rape of a lesbian woman in Richmond guilty on charges of kidnapping and gang rape in addition to hate crime and gang-related enhancements. Four verdicts were read in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday morning of the 14 charges against 36-year-old Humberto Salvador before the Contra […]

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Students Describe Brutal Hazing Tactics in First Day Of Trial

December 18, 2013 2:20 pm

Michael Divincenzo, the Maine West High School coach who is on trial in connection with a hazing incident at the school, refused to plea out and instead is hoping a jury will clear his name. Today, the first day of the trial, students described some of the things they were subjected to as members of […]

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Bolivian Artist Opens a ´Baby Jesus Clinic´

December 18, 2013 2:20 pm

A Bolivian art restorer is spreading Christmas joy by repairing damaged baby Jesus figurines in the La Paz shop he calls the "Baby Jesus Clinic". People from all over the country send their damaged figurines to Rafael Gonzales. Many of the tiny statues have been passed down through families– and some of the pieces are […]

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´Duck Dynasty´ patriarch slams gay people

December 18, 2013 2:09 pm

“Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson has been getting some extra attention lately — not for his on-air quips, but for homophobic remarks he made in a recent interview with GQ Magazine “Robertson makes several explicit comments about gay people in the article. He calls gay people sinners and says they’re not logical.” (Via KVVU) Robertson called himself a Bible thumper and had a lot to […]

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BART, unions resume talks over paid family medical leave

December 18, 2013 1:57 pm

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually. Members of Service Employees Union Local 1021, which represents 1,430 mechanics, custodians and clerical […]

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Paul ATM theft

December 18, 2013 1:53 pm

Paul ATM theft

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SAN FRANCISCO: Police search for suspects who tried stealing ATM

December 18, 2013 1:53 pm

Police recovered a stolen ATM machine from a stolen van after pursuing a wrong-way driver on Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco Wednesday morning.

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SAN JOSE: Store owner gets $1M for selling winning lotto ticket

December 18, 2013 1:50 pm

The owner of a gift store in East San Jose where a person bought a lottery ticket to split a $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was awarded $1 million by the California State Lottery, a lottery spokeswoman said.

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DLV MEgaMillions noon

December 18, 2013 1:50 pm

DLV MEgaMillions noon

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