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Fire Burns Homes, Prompts Evacuations in Oakland Hills

Five structures burned and 50 homes were evacuated late Monday after a blaze ignited in the Oakland Hills, according to fire officials.Photo Credit: @oaklandfirelive/Twitter This story uses functionality that may not [Read entire story]

Owner of Home Destroyed by Plane Missed Death by 10 Minutes

A San Diego man believes the fact that he was not in the backyard of his home when a small plane crashed is a miracle.The plane exploded into flames, killing two people and destroying the home.The pilots were...Photo [Read entire story]

Top Picks for Fun Holiday Activities in the East Bay

Still looking for fun and affordable holiday-themed activities? There's plenty to choose from in the East Bay.Photo Credit: Gazimal [Read entire story]

Officers in Standoff With Barricaded Suspect at Oakland Home

A SWAT team was engaged in a standoff in Oakland on Tuesday afternoon, according to an officer on the Police Department's patrol desk. [Read entire story]

Suspect in Bay Bridge Crash Faces DUI, Manslaughter Charges

A Foster City man has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and six counts of felony DUI causing injury in the death of a toll worker on the Oakland side of the Bay Bridge earlier this...Photo [Read entire story]

Remembering Mayor Ed Lee: Politicians Pay Tribute

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died unexpectedly early Tuesday, prompting a wave of condolences and tributes to pour in from former colleagues and politicians.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may [Read entire story]

6th, 7th Consecutive Spare the Air Alerts Issued in Bay Area

The Bay Area Air Quality Management has issued Winter Spare the Air Alerts banning the burning of wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuels indoors or outdoors on both Wednesday and Thursday,...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Life and Times of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday at San Francisco General Hospital, his office announced. He was 65 years old.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Bay Area Freeway Security Expands After Over 100 Shootings In 2 Years

PITTSBURG (CBS SF) — Gunfire has erupted on Bay Area freeways more than 100 times in the past 2 years. Now police are fighting back with a new surveillance system. Cameras that would record traffic going by, read [Read entire story]

No Charges Filed In 3 San Francisco Police Shootings, Nor Inmate Death

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office Monday said no criminal charges would be filed in the in-custody death of a possibly suicidal man that is the subject of a lawsuit filed [Read entire story]

Oakland City Worker Strike Suspended After Seven Days

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — After the first day of mediated negotiations with Oakland officials, striking city workers represented by SEIU 1021 and IFPTE 21 announced early Monday evening that they would return to work on [Read entire story]

Role Players Step Up, Lead Shorthanded Warriors Past Blazers

Playing without Draymond Green, David West and Jordan Bell stepped up in a big way to help the Warriors beat the Blazers on Monday night.Photo Credit: NBC Sports Bay Area [Read entire story]

Antioch Police Arrest Man in 1980 Murder of Teenage Girl

Antioch police on Monday made an arrest in the 1980 abduction, rape and killing of a teenage girl, the department said.Photo Credit: Antioch PD [Read entire story]

Man Arrested For 1980 Rape And Murder Of Teenage Girl In Antioch

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — A notorious 37-year-old cold case is closed in Antioch. Police say they’ve arrested a man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl. Mitchell Bacom, 63, was arrested just before [Read entire story]

Santa Clara Man Arrested on Suspicion of Child Porn

A Santa Clara man was arrested last week on suspicion of child porn possession and other sex crimes, the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department said Monday.Photo Credit: Los Gatos PD [Read entire story]

Officers Dove on NYC Bombing Suspect After Explosion: Union

When the violent rumble of a crude explosive detonating sent hundreds of commuters running in a crowded tunnel near Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal, four officers did what they were trained to do:...Photo [Read entire story]

Caltrain Strikes Person On Gilroy Tracks In 9th Fatal Strike Of 2017

GILROY (CBS SF) — A train fatally struck a person Monday evening near Gilroy, according to Caltrain officials. The incident was reported at 5:28 p.m. when a southbound train struck a person along Union Pacific [Read entire story]

SFO Announces Free Short-Term Parking During the Holidays

Picking up someone at the airport may be a bit easier and less expensive this holiday season as San Francisco International Airport on Monday announced a free short-term parking option.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Raiders’ Carrie Helps Kids ‘Build-A-Bear’

Raiders cornerback TJ Carrie holds a Build A Bear workshop at Pleasantons Stoneridge Mall as part of his foundation to motivate students. Colin Resch reports.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Sentencing For Sierra LaMar’s Killer Set For Tuesday in SJ

The official sentencing for Antolin Garcia Torres, the convicted killer of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, is scheduled for Tuesday in San Jose.Photo Credit: LaMar Family; NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]