KPIX 5 News on KBCW

CBS San Francisco » News

The lives and fortunes of thousands of Vietnamese refugees changed with their exodus from Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War 40 years ago this month. Among those seeking a new start in the U.S., perhaps no refugee embraced the American dream as fiercely as David Duong.
Patients with macular degeneration and other retinal diseases could soon be helped by a new retinal implant developed by Stanford University researchers. The implant is smaller and offers vision five times better than existing devices.
Investigators were looking into a possible hate crime on the Stanford campus after vandals scrawled vicious messages and swastikas across a Jewish frat house.
Violence on the streets of Baltimore prompted a recommendation for a Blue Alert for police departments across the country, and officers in San Francisco and Oakland are riding in pairs due to the alert.
Palo Alto police are hoping that surveillance video can help identify a man suspected of grabbing a 12-year-old girl's buttocks at a food market at the Stanford Shopping Center on Sunday.
A teen confessed to fatally stabbing a 9-year-old Discovery Bay boy in a jailhouse interview on Monday.
Don’t bother looking up but Astronaut Scott Kelly aboard the International Space Station just snapped our picture.
Angry crowds rioted in Baltimore, throwing rocks and bricks at police officers and looting stores hours after thousands attended the funeral of a man who died after being severely injured in police custody.
A passenger suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot by another in an altercation on a Muni light rail vehicle midday Monday, according to San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
A gun loaded with three rounds was found by TSA agents at the Oakland Airport Monday.