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AAA Study Finds Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechA new study by AAA finds drivers have become increasingly distracted by infotainment systems in dashboards, which have become much more sophisticated over the years. Jessica Flores reports. (10/5/17)
Better Business Bureau Warning Of Online Puppy ScammersThe Better Business Bureau is warning people about a new scam targeting animal lovers looking to buy a pet on the Internet. Anne Makovec tells us the pets often don't exist.
Card Controls Let You Control Credit Card Security With Your CellphoneA Bay Area company says the key to keeping hackers away from your credit card information may be your cellphone. Kiet Do reports. (9/20/17)
Car Dealers See Big Benefits From Hiring More SaleswomenThe largest car dealership group in the country is working on hiring more women realizing that, if they don't, they'll lose profits. Maria Medina reports. (9-15-17)
CA Lawmaker, ASPCA Team Up To Stop Practice Of Pet LeasingThe ASPCA and California Assemblywoman Anna Caballero have introduced a bill that would make all pet leasing contracts null and void. Consumerwatch reporter tells us more.
ConsumerWatch Weekend RoundupA recap of the week's top consumer news with Julie Watts. (8-26-17)

Business

Northern California's Marijuana Industry Takes A Hit From WildfiresThe Northern California wildfires have hit the marijuana industry, burning dozens of pot farms and leaving many more engulfed in smoke.Juliette Goodrich reports. (10/17/17)
Tiles Falling Off New Homes in San JoseHeavy, decorative tiles have been falling off the side of homes in the Communications Hill Promenade -- a brand new subdivision in south San Jose. Len Ramirez reports. (10-6-17)
Some Bay Area Whole Foods Locations Targeted By HackersWhole Foods is warning customers of several Bay Area locations that they could be victims of a credit card breach involving the chain. Jessica Flores reports. (10/6/17)

News

SFPD Bicycle Officer Run Down By Suspect Fights For His LifeOfficer Elia Lewin-Tankel, a 4-year veteran of the SFPD, is in intensive care with a severe head injury. Officer Tankel is showing some improvement but it will be awhile before doctors know the extent of his injury. Joe Vazquez reports. (10-19-17)
FEMA Challenged By Thousands Burned Out Of North Bay HomesOfficials at FEMA still don't know how the they will handle the housing crisis created by the worst wildfires in California history. Emily Turner reports. (10-19-17)
National Park Service Drops Opposition To Off-Leash Dogs At GGNRAThe tug-of-war access to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is over -- and the dogs won. Andria Borba reports. (10-19-17)

Technology & Computing

Some Bay Area Whole Foods Locations Targeted By HackersWhole Foods is warning customers of several Bay Area locations that they could be victims of a credit card breach involving the chain. Jessica Flores reports. (10/6/17)
AAA Study Finds Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechA new study by AAA finds drivers have become increasingly distracted by infotainment systems in dashboards, which have become much more sophisticated over the years. Jessica Flores reports. (10/5/17)
New App Tracks Local Crime in Real TimeA smartphone app designed to track crimes as they happen just got a $12 million influx of investor cash. It’s now launched service in San Francisco but not everyone thinks this is a good idea. Katie Nielsen reports. (9-29-17)

Crime

SJSU Student Says She Was Sexually Harassed By Prof. AptekarShe's not ready to show her face, but a former San Jose State student claims she was the victim of a professor who faced several similar claims before he decided to step down. Maria Medina reports. (10-19-17)
SFPD Identifies Bicycle Officer Struck by SuspectAccording to the police department, Officer Elia Lewin-Tankel remains in critical condition Thursday, still recovering from his surgery Wednesday to treat the serious injuries he sustained. Joe Vazquez reports. (10-19-17)
2 Teen Boys Arrested for Off-Campus Sexual Assault of GirlTwo teenage boys were arrested Wednesday night in connection with the sexual assault of an underage girl, a student at Carondelet High School, that allegedly occurred in late September. Da Lin reports. (10-19-17)

Local News

SFPD Bicycle Officer Run Down By Suspect Fights For His LifeOfficer Elia Lewin-Tankel, a 4-year veteran of the SFPD, is in intensive care with a severe head injury. Officer Tankel is showing some improvement but it will be awhile before doctors know the extent of his injury. Joe Vazquez reports. (10-19-17)
FEMA Challenged By Thousands Burned Out Of North Bay HomesOfficials at FEMA still don't know how the they will handle the housing crisis created by the worst wildfires in California history. Emily Turner reports. (10-19-17)
National Park Service Drops Opposition To Off-Leash Dogs At GGNRAThe tug-of-war access to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is over -- and the dogs won. Andria Borba reports. (10-19-17)

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SFPD Bicycle Officer Run Down By Suspect Fights For His LifeOfficer Elia Lewin-Tankel, a 4-year veteran of the SFPD, is in intensive care with a severe head injury. Officer Tankel is showing some improvement but it will be awhile before doctors know the extent of his injury. Joe Vazquez reports. (10-19-17)
FEMA Challenged By Thousands Burned Out Of North Bay HomesOfficials at FEMA still don't know how the they will handle the housing crisis created by the worst wildfires in California history. Emily Turner reports. (10-19-17)
National Park Service Drops Opposition To Off-Leash Dogs At GGNRAThe tug-of-war access to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area is over -- and the dogs won. Andria Borba reports. (10-19-17)

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