Latest Hayward News

Vandalized robot may solve mystery of its own attack

Aug. 20, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A 400-pound (181-kilogram) security robot that was knocked over by a vandal last month in Northern California may help bring its attacker to justice. The Hayward Police Department on Tuesday released images of the suspect that the Knightscope K5 robot captured before it was damaged....

Hayward police shoot man waving replica gun

Aug. 14, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say a man waving a replica firearm was shot by Hayward police officers. Hayward police Officer Claudia Mau said Tuesday the man is expected to survive. His identity was not released. Mau says officers responded to the area of Mission Boulevard and...

Flight instructor dies in California helicopter crash

Jul. 16, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A city spokesman says a training helicopter has crashed in Northern California, killing a flight instructor and seriously injuring a student. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that a student and instructor of Pacific Helicopters flight school were the only two people aboard the...