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Jurors In Steinle Trial Allowed To Consider 1st Degree Murder

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Jurors in the trial of the man accused of fatally shooting Kate Steinle on San Francisco’s Pier 14, which is set to go to closing arguments on Monday, will be allowed to consider a [Read entire story]

UC Regents Chastise Napolitano Over Interference With State Audit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California’s governing board chastised UC President Janet Napolitano in a rare rebuke and asked her to apologize for her office’s interference in a state audit [Read entire story]

A’s Announce Design Firms For New Oakland Stadium

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – The Oakland A’s announced Thursday that they have hired four design firms to lead the design process for their plan to build a new baseball stadium near Laney College. The A’s don’t yet own the [Read entire story]

CBS Sports’ Nate Burleson On Week 11 Ravens-Packers Matchup, More

By Matt Citak The Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers both enter their Week 11 tilt desperately needing of a win. The Ravens sit at 4-5, trailing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC North by three games, but sitting [Read entire story]

Psych Ward Escapee: ‘I Didn’t Come Here To Hunt Women Down’

STOCKTON (KPIX 5) — A Hawaiian psych ward escapee considered violent and dangerous on Thursday told his story, saying his run for freedom was a last ditch effort to prove he could make it in the real world. In a [Read entire story]

Dog Walker’s Runaway Truck Causes Accident In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A woman and her child sustained minor injuries when a dog walker’s pick-up truck that was full of canines rolled backwards down a hill in San Francisco’s Sunset District Thursday, [Read entire story]

TechShop Abruptly Shuts Down All Locations, Including San Jose HQ

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Another company has just closed down on what has become a troubled block in San Jose. TechShop is going out of business, closing its headquarters on South Second Street as well as its 10 [Read entire story]

Remote NorCal Community Terrorized In Rampage Seeks More Patrols

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE (AP) — Residents of a remote Northern California community terrorized by a mass shooting this week say they want more frequent patrols from sheriff’s deputies and expressed anger and [Read entire story]

University of California to Bid on Managing National Nuclear Lab in New Mexico

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California’s governing board has given the 10-campus system approval to bid on a contract to manage the federal government’s premier nuclear weapons facility. The [Read entire story]

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons Of Oil In South Dakota

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday. Crews shut down the pipeline [Read entire story]

Green Speaks At Harvard; Curry To Teach Online College Course

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF & CNN) – Hours before squaring off against the Boston Celtics in a much-anticipated showdown between two the NBA’s best teams, the thoughts of Golden State stars Draymond Green and Steph [Read entire story]

Alabama Republican Party Says It Stands By Roy Moore

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Alabama Republican Party says it stands with GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, breaking ranks with national Republicans who have called for him to step out of the race amid sexual [Read entire story]

A’s Trade Slugger Healy To Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — Still in the initial stages of the offseason, general manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners believe they’ve solved one of their big concerns. The Mariners acquired power-hitting infielder Ryon [Read entire story]

Escaped Killer From Hawaii Psychiatric Hospital Recaptured In Stockton

(CBS SF) — An escaped killer from a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii was recaptured in Northern California Wednesday. Saison arrest in Stockton (San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office) The San Joaquin County [Read entire story]

Heavy Rains Threaten To Erode Santa Rosa’s Burnt Out Neighborhoods

SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — A flash flood warning on Wednesday afternoon prompts fears of erosion in the burn zones of Santa Rosa’s Fountaingrove neighborhood. Both above ground, and below. There is an all-out [Read entire story]

Snow, Slick Roads Bring Chain Control To I-80 In Sierra Mountains

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Snowfall, slick roads and strong winds has chain control in effect on Interstate Highway 80 near Lake Tahoe Wednesday night. The National Weather Service said heavy snowfall is expected in [Read entire story]

Convicted Killer Of Sierra Lamar Denied Request For New Trial

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Francisco County Superior Court judge denied a motion from Antolin Garcia-Torres, the convicted killer of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar, to remove the judge presiding over the case and a [Read entire story]

NorCal Gunman’s Wife Found Dead; Shooting Rampage Began With Her Killing

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE (CBS / AP)  — The wife of a man who went on a murderous rampage in a rural Northern California town Tuesday was found dead inside their home, authorities said Wednesday. Meanwhile, court [Read entire story]

Shatter-Proof Glass Foils Pleasanton Jewelry Store Robbers

PLEASANTON (CBS SF) — Police in Pleasanton are investigating an attempted robbery at a jewelry store Monday where a group of suspects armed with pepper spray and hammers tried to break into glass display cases, [Read entire story]

East Bay Homeowners Challenge Proposed Cellphone Towers

PIEDMONT (KPIX 5) — Concerned homeowners in the East Bay are fighting to keep new cell towers away from their property. One is even moving. Among the new proposed cell tower locations is one on Wildwood Avenue in [Read entire story]