Photo of a Lyft sticker on a car window

Man Charged in Kidnapping of Bay Area Ride-Share Driver

RICHMOND — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have charged a man in connection with the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of a Lyft driver last week. Police say surveillance video from the gas station captured the Sept. 12 shooting, which led t...
Photo of makeshift memorials to the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire

California Warehouse Fire Limps on After Hung Jury

OAKLAND — An emotionally taxing criminal case over the deaths of 36 people trapped in a fire inside a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse nearly three years ago will continue after a jury acquitted one defendant a...
Photo of Sean Newsom posing at the burnout remains of his home in Paradise, CA

Paradise High Students Graduating in Town Torched by Wildfire

PARADISE — Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains. It ended with h...