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Police commission approves Taser policy

The San Francisco Police Commission voted Wednesday night to approve a policy for the use of Taser stun guns by police officers, a move that could possibly see officers armed with the less-lethal weapons as soon as the end of the year.

Petaluma home invasion suspects arrested at SFO

Seven men have been arrested in connection with a series of home invasions early Monday morning in Petaluma, including three who were at San Francisco International Airport attempting to board a flight, Sonoma County Sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.

Former San Bruno firefighter guilty of embezzlement

A former San Bruno firefighter who was found guilty of embezzling money from a bank account used for the fire department's annual toy drive was sentenced to three years of probation Monday afternoon, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

Oakland judge orders EPA to release ozone data

A federal judge in Oakland ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to designate by April 30 whether the smoggiest areas of the nation are meeting the current ozone standard for public health. Those designations will in turn require states…

Pregnant victim of Yountville standoff remembered

A hostage standoff Friday at a veterans home in Yountville tragically took the life of four people including a Napa woman who was seven months pregnant and married one year ago Saturday, a family friend said. “We are very, very…

Santa Clara County supes vote to add Persky recall to June ballot

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday putting a decision on the June 5 ballot for whether voters should recall Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, the judge who became controversial over a sentence he handed down to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault.

Raiders rebound for Sunday Night win over Miami

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Derek Carr passed for 300 yards and Marshawn Lynch ran for two touchdowns as the Oakland Raiders defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-24 on Sunday night at Hard Rock Stadium. Carr completed 21-of-30 passes for one