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Two burglars who allegedly broke into a woman's house in California were shocked to discover their victim was a competitive axe-thrower who kept her axe by her bedside.
Her family have demanded answers after the frail 57-year-old was found on stairs just outside San Francisco General a full 17 days after she disappeared
Officers studying CCTV of Justin Valdez's murder say the gunman pulled out and aimed the weapon several times while riding on the train
The 50 stars and 13 stripes of the United States defender were given a painful battering by the four stars and union flag of New Zealand in the opening pair of the America’s Cup in San Francisco. The first race looked at one time to be really close and the defender, Oracle, at one time took the lead.
Michael Victor Lane is alleged to have killed Ginger Candela, from Las Vegas, in 2009
The burglars struck at the offices of the Sexual Assault Services Centre in southern California
Californian Daniel Chong, now 25, had to drink his own urine to survive after he was arrested for smoking pot
Dressed in converse, hoodie and bridesmaid dress, Jennifer Gabrielli personalised lyrics for wedding
Thousands of inmates at two California prisons may be transferred to other facilities, to avoid the threat of a condition known as valley fever.
We're here to drag in all the latest news and updates from Tim Cook and the gang, but if you're looking out for what to expect then you can check our rumour round-up ahead of the conference or read more about flat design and skeuomorphism - the one thing we're deadly certain will be revealed today.
A man who gained internet fame as “Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker” has pleaded not guilty to a murder charge.
Two inquiries have been set up into the death on Thursday of Olympic sailing gold medallist Andrew Simpson while training with the Swedish America's Cup challenger Artemis on San Francisco Bay.
Three members of an alleged bondage ring have appeared in court on charges of murder, kidnapping, torture, attempted sexual battery and conspiracy, following a woman's violent death after being convinced to go on a dinner cruise with her neighbour.
Dale Robertson, who has died the age of 89, was a star of television and film Westerns during the genre's heyday. With his quietly spoken, modest persona, he had bit parts in films such as The Boy with the Green Hair and the Joan Crawford vehicle Flamingo Road before landing more high-profile roles such as Jesse James in Fighting Man of the Plains.
Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, people in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area that left many startled and thrilled.
Fugitive killer Christopher Dorner died from a single gunshot wound to the head as authorities were pumping tear gas into a mountain cabin during a deadly gun battle with sheriff's deputies.