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Victims of gun violence remembered on anniversary of Newtown

December 14, 2013 7:11 pm

For many Bay Area residents, Saturday’s memorials on the anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school brought back memories of other shootings and their victims. At San Francisco’s Gene Friend Recreation Center on Saturday, people rang a bell and said the names of loved ones lost to gun violence. “Darius Perkins, 2011,” […]

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Raw: Bells Toll in Newtown for 26 Victims

December 14, 2013 6:55 pm

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services. (Dec. 14)

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Dozens attend local ACA event as deadline approaches

December 14, 2013 6:12 pm

With a key Affordable Care Act deadline fast approaching, dozens of applicants came to an enrollment event in Oakland Saturday. It was organized by SEIU United Healthcare Workers West and volunteers helped walk people through the application process. People must sign up by Dec. 23 in order to start getting coverage by Jan. 1, and […]

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Floods Force Gaza Strip Evacuations

December 14, 2013 5:49 pm

More than 5,000 people in the Gaza Strip have been evacuated from their homes because of severe floods caused by torrential rain.

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Colorado Gunman Kicked Off Speech Team; No Loner

December 14, 2013 5:40 pm

A Colorado student who entered his high school with a shotgun looking for a specific teacher was a skilled debater with strong political views who recently was kicked off the speech and debate team, according to students and a teacher. (De…

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Raiders signing autographs in exchange for toy donations

December 14, 2013 5:09 pm

The Oakland Raiders will be signing autographs at Sunday’s game at the O.co Coliseum in exchange for toy donations. Members of the U.S. Marine Corp Reserve will be collecting the toys as the Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs, Raiders spokesman Mike Taylor said. In addition to new, unwrapped toys, money also will be […]

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Colorado Shooter Was Armed with Machete, Molotov Cocktails

December 14, 2013 4:48 pm

The teen shooter who opened fire with a shotgun at Arapahoe High School near Denver on Friday (December 13) was also armed with a machete and molotov cocktails, and likely intent on inflicting multiple injuries, say police.

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Massive Storm Could Impact Over 110 Million in Midwest, Northeast

December 14, 2013 3:47 pm

A massive storm spanning over 1,000 miles is expected to affect more than 110 million people across the Midwest and along the East Coast, AccuWeather said on Saturday. The fast-moving snowstorm stretched from Missouri to Maine, dumping heavy snow, snarling air traffic and making roads treacherous for driving.

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Scam targeting elderly shoppers in El Cerrito

December 14, 2013 3:44 pm

Elderly shoppers in El Cerrito are being targeted by scam artists, police said Saturday. Shoppers reported three incidents Friday involving scam artists attempting to trick drivers into thinking they hit them with their cars. They all occurred in shopping centers. The suspects are all women, the youngest being in her late 30s and the oldest […]

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AP Top Stories Dec. 14 P

December 14, 2013 3:10 pm

Here's the latest news for Saturday, Dec. 14th: Newtown shooting anniversary; Colorado school shooting investigation; Severe weather takes aim at Northeast; Mandela's body arrives at hometown for burial.

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