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Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again
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Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe pain, vision and hearing problems and other long-term affects Read »

9 minutes ago
Coronado Sex Suspect Killed in NY Officer Shootout

Coronado Sex Suspect Killed in NY Officer Shootout

Two U.S. marshals and an NYPD officer have been shot in Greenwich Village while trying to apprehend a sex assault... Read »

7 minutes ago
Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

A vocal community outcry has spared the life of what may be the world's tallest albino redwood chimera, which was... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Comic-Con Organizers in 2 Cities Clash Over Name

Comic-Con Organizers in 2 Cities Clash Over Name

Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
7th Horse Dies at Del Mar This Season

7th Horse Dies at Del Mar This Season

A seventh horse has died since the Del Mar Races started a week and a half ago. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

City leaders in San Bruno are expected to make a major announcement Monday, alleging a cozy relationship between... Watch »

2 hours ago
Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Two fast-moving blazes ripped through Northern California Sunday, destroying 13 homes and prompting hundreds of... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Calif. Not Sure if It's Meeting 20 Percent Water Reduction Goal

Six months after California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a water emergency, few state agencies know whether... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Truck Dumps 60K Pounds of Bananas in Livermore

Truck Dumps 60K Pounds of Bananas in Livermore

A truck carrying 60,000 pounds of bananas from Mexico tipped over in Livermore on Monday morning, closing a portion... Read »

39 minutes ago
Marshals Nab Sex Offender Who Escaped GPS, Fled to Tijuana

Marshals Nab Sex Offender Who Escaped GPS, Fled to Tijuana

A fugitive who slipped his GPS monitor and escaped into Mexico was arrested in Tijuana Friday, accused of a violent... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Man Attacks Brother with Hedge Clippers: Cops

Man Attacks Brother with Hedge Clippers: Cops

Two brothers fighting over money turned into a case of attempted murder, police said. Read »

Jul 27, 2014
PD Tracks Burglars Through App

PD Tracks Burglars Through App

When a La Mesa man was awakened by burglars in his home, he called 911. The police officers who arrived didn't catch... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Plea Deals in Fight That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

Plea Deals in Fight That Knocked Out Woman Near AT&T Park

Two Sacramento men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in a drunken brawl outside of AT&T Park earlier this... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Man Hit by CHP Patrol Car on Hwy 101 in San Jose

Man Hit by CHP Patrol Car on Hwy 101 in San Jose

Two lanes of U.S. Highway 101 at Alum Rock Avenue in San Jose were blocked due to a collision between a car and... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Passersby Struck by Car at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

Passersby Struck by Car at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

Passersby were hit by a car Saturday evening while the annual Comic-Con Zombie Walk took over downtown San Diego,... Watch »

45 minutes ago
NorCal Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Yosemite Area

NorCal Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Yosemite Area

A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes,... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Man Discovers His Stolen Camera on Craigslist

Man Discovers His Stolen Camera on Craigslist

A man who found his stolen camera listed for sale on Craigslist endeavored to recover it this weekend, by going... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

Vallejo Parolee Arrested in Killing, Injury of 5-Year-Old Boy

A 43-year-old parolee was booked on suspicion of murdering a woman in a violent attack Saturday morning in... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
City Officials Float Idea of Water Recycling

City Officials Float Idea of Water Recycling

As California's severe drought continues, city officials across the state may look toward turning millions of... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
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