Freeway Shootings Rising Throughout San Francisco Bay Area, Arrests Dropping

The fatal shooting on Tuesday afternoon of an Alameda County Sheriff’s recruit as he was driving westbound on I-580 is the latest incident in a long series of deaths and injuries as gun violence increases on Bay Area freeways. Stay connected: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us… Continue reading Freeway Shootings Rising Throughout San Francisco Bay Area, Arrests Dropping

Volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisory for Bay Area coast

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was issued for the U.S. Pacific coast, including the San Francisco Bay Area. Subscribe to KTVU’s YouTube channel: KTVU delivers the best in-depth… Continue reading Volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisory for Bay Area coast

Scientists call San Francisco Bay Area 'Tectonic Time Bomb'

Sixty-three people died when Loma Prieta hit the San Francisco Bay Area. Thirty years later scientists have a chilling reminder: that quake was just a warm up. ABC7 wants to help make the Bay Area an even better place to live. So we dedicate more time, resources, and reporting to the major stories that impact… Continue reading Scientists call San Francisco Bay Area 'Tectonic Time Bomb'

Suspects busted after attempted carjackings, wild chase on Bay Area highways

Two suspects led police on a dangerous chase across Bay Area highways that spanned two counties. Authorities said the suspects even tried to carjack two drivers along to avoid arrest, but failed. Read more: Subscribe to KTVU’s YouTube channel: KTVU delivers the best in-depth reports, interviews and breaking news coverage in the San Francisco Bay… Continue reading Suspects busted after attempted carjackings, wild chase on Bay Area highways

San Francisco Bay Area in midst of gun violence epidemic not seen in decades, police say

Bay Area police say we’re in the midst of a gun violence epidemic. And it isn’t just in the big cities like San Francisco or Oakland, but smaller ones, too. #guns #crime #bayarea

Will the San Francisco Bay Area shut down again? Here's how doctors say we 'could avoid' lockdown

COVID-19 cases are surging and hospitalizations are spiking. Will the Bay Area lockdown again? We asked Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. #COVID19 #lockdown #BayArea #California

Masks Are Back in Most Bay Area Counties

Health officials in most Bay Area counties have announced a new mask mandate that requires people, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face covering indoors. The decision comes as COVID-19 cases and delta variant continues to spread. Scott Budman reports from San Francisco. Stay connected: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow… Continue reading Masks Are Back in Most Bay Area Counties

Bay Area Exodus: Report Lists Where San Franciscans Are Going

Using data from cell phones as well as change-of-address forms, researchers have determined that between 1.5 and 3% of San Francisco’s population left the city for surrounding counties or other states over the past year, according to a report. Cierra Johnson reports. Stay connected: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on… Continue reading Bay Area Exodus: Report Lists Where San Franciscans Are Going

San Francisco Bay Area Reinstates Mask Order as Virus Surges

Aug.02 — San Francisco and its surrounding counties are reinstating mask requirements in indoor public spaces for all individuals regardless of vaccination status, after a surge in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks. Bloomberg’s Henry Goldman reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”