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  1. Suspect in Bally's Gym killing pleads not-guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVU Oakland

    A South San Francisco man pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Friday to charges that he fatally beat a fellow gym member with a metal bar, according to prosecutors. Kenneth Osako, 46, entered the not guilty pleas to charges of murder and use of a deadly weapon in connection with the Sept.

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  2. Ten indicted in major international human trafficking and bothel bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTVU Oakland

    A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted ten people who allegedly ran a network of 40 brothels throughout the Bay Area employing women trafficked primarily from Asian countries, the U.S. Attorney's Office has announced. Federal prosecutors said the defendants operated 30 brothels in cities including Pinole, San Mateo, Redwood City, Sunnyvale, Belmont, Fremont, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Foster City, San Bruno, Colma and South San Francisco from at least August 2002 through July 2014.

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  3. Gas leak prompts street closure in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | KTVU Oakland

    Police Wednesday morning closed a street in Redwood City because of a gas leak that started when a contractor hit a gas main, a PG&E spokesman said. A private contractor who was clearing tree roots in preparation for sewer line work at 97 Arch St. struck a four-inch plastic gas main with a power saw at 10:07 a.m., according to PG&E spokesman Jason King.

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  4. Redwood City man gets 3-year jail sentence for torturing puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | KTVU Oakland

    A Redwood City man convicted of torturing and killing a puppy in front of his 4-year-old daughter has been sentenced to three years in jail. San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Friday that 32-year-old Alan Benjamin Velete will spend two years in county jail and an additional year in a psychiatric residential treatment facility.

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  5. Redwood City man sentenced to 3 years for torturing, killing puppyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KTVU Oakland

    A Redwood City man who pleaded no contest to killing his puppy Lucky after torturing it for weeks in front of his 4-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years in county jail Friday morning, prosecutors said. Alan Velete, 32, pleaded no contest in July to felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor child endangerment, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  6. Crews respond to boat fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Crews are responding to reports of a boat fire in the Redwood City marina area Monday afternoon, according to a San Mateo County fire dispatcher. The blaze was reported at 4:11 p.m. on a boat in the area of 1450 Maple Street near the Bair Island Aquatic Center, the dispatcher said.

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  7. Facebook CEO wants more students to explore techRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to turn more American high school students into well-paid techies - and even hire some of them to work at his social-media company. Zuckerberg told students Thursday at Redwood City's Sequoia High School that understanding technology and computers will be critical to having options later in life.

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  8. Students begin moving into Stanford for fall classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Tuesday was move-in day for hundreds of new students at Stanford University. It also marked the start of six days of new student orientation.

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  9. TJ Maxx, Marshalls owner ordered to pay $2.8MRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    A judge has ordered the owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods to pay $2.8 million to settle allegations more than 280 of its stores in California improperly disposed of hazardous waste. The order by a Monterey County judge against The TJX Companies, Inc. was announced Tuesday by 37 California district attorneys and city attorneys.

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  10. New state bike law goes into effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three feet. Violations of the law, signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year, will result in a $35 fine and $220 if the driver hits and injures a bicyclist.

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  11. U.S. Customs seizes nearly 9 pounds of opium hidden in bars of soapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the international mail facility at San Francisco International Airport announced Monday that last week they discovered just under nine pounds of opium hidden in bars of soap. The airmail package from Thailand arrived at the U.S. Postal Service International Service Center at SFO on September 9 and was sent through a customs monitored x-ray machine.

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  12. 11-year-old killed in crash on Hwy 280 in BurlingameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    An 11-year-old was killed early Sunday morning in a crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Burlingame, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers responded around 12:55 a.m. to a report of pedestrians on the shoulder of northbound Interstate Highway 280, south of Trousdale Drive.

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  13. Man killed in East Palo Alto shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 1600 block of Michigan Avenue around 2:50 a.m., Sgt. Jeff Liu said.

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  14. Man allegedly cooked dog, fed it to ex-girlfriendRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her. Watenpaugh's ex told police he had repeatedly struck her while they were dating and that after one assault, she left her Redding apartment and returned to find her Pomeranian, "Bear," missing.

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  15. Police seek man who impersonated a cop, displayed badge, weapon to teen boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Police in Palo Alto are searching for a man who allegedly impersonated a police officer and displayed a weapon after stopping a teen boy who was riding a bicycle last week, a spokesman said Friday. At 9:06 p.m. last Friday, a citizen called Palo Alto police about a suspicious incident that occurred at around 4 p.m. that day on Greer Road at Ivy Lane, police Sgt.

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  16. Massage parlor owner pleads not guilty of pimpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    The owner of two Redwood City massage parlors has pleaded not guilty to three counts of pimping and two counts of keeping a house of prostitution, prosecutors said. Ting Sun, 28, was arrested Aug. 8 at the New Spa at 636 El Camino Real after an undercover police officer went there and was offered prostitution.

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  17. 9/11 attacks remembered at Bay Area eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Sep. 11th, 2014, New York, NY-Solange Schwalbe, a friend of family of Andrea Haberman, who died during Sep. 11th 2001, shared the stories of Purple balloons, Andrea's favorite color, with another family who also had the exact same purple balloons during the memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center in New York, September 11, 2014. Credit: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times/POOL Thirteen years after the Sept.

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  18. San Carlos firefighters rescue deer caught in nettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    Around 7:15 a.m. on Friday, fire crews from Redwood City and San Carlos responded to a report of a large buck stuck off of Carmelita Avenue, Redwood City Fire Department officials posted on its Twitter page. A 10-second video posted on the department's Twitter page showed a deputy and emergency responder removing the netting from the deer's horns.

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  19. NTSB releases preliminary report on fatal plane crash near NovatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    A pilot who died when his plane crashed eight miles west of Novato last month reported partial restoration of the plane's engine before air traffic controllers lost contact with him, according to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board .

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  20. Off-duty CHP officer saves choking childRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | KTVU Oakland

    California Highway Patrol officer Art Montiel was busy shopping inside a Redwood City grocery store when he heard the panic cries of a mother in agony.

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