16-year old Muhamed Abu Khdeir's family in the Bay Area mourned the teen's death. (CBS)

Bay Area Family Of Teen Kidnapped, Killed In Suspected Retaliation For Israeli Student Deaths Calls For Justice

A Bay Area family is in mourning after a teenage relative was killed near Jerusalem in what many believed was retaliation for the killing of three Israeli students.


Beemer Cruise at the Marine Mammal Center. (Sarah van Schagen/The Marine Mammal Center)

Seal Pup Expected To Fully Recover After Abduction, RV Chase On Carmel Coast

A young seal pup is expected to make a full recovery after some heroics on the part of wildlife workers who rescued her from the back of an RV speeding up the California coast.


Daphne Viola Webb (Oakland PD)

Amber Alert Search Underway After Oakland Toddler Abduction

FBI agents and Oakland police officers with search dogs were going door-to-door Wednesday looking for a 21-month-old girl who disappeared from an SUV parked outside a liquor store.


Police Sirens

Abducted Monterey County Children Found, Police Searching For Father

Two young children abducted in Monterey County Friday were found safe in Fresno and returned to their mother Friday night. However, the suspect Marquis Edwards remains at large, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.


Vanessa and Randy Martinez, (inset) Leonard Dale Tuttle, Jr. (City of Willows)

Arrest Made In NorCal Amber Alert For Kidnapped Sisters

An amber alert has been issued for two girls believed to have been abducted from Willows, California. The children may be traveling with their mother’s boyfriend, and heading toward the Santa Rosa area, according to Willows police.


Tri Truong Le (SJPD)

Suspect Killed In Shootout Following San Jose Amber Alert

An 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped at gunpoint from a home in San Jose was found safe Friday afternoon and police shot and killed the man who kidnapped her early Friday morning.


Jaycee Dugard as seen before her kidnapping in 1991 (inset) and Phillip Garrido in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

Garrido Enters Surprise Not Guilty Plea In Dugard Kidnapping

A convicted sex offender pleaded not guilty Thursday, in a surprise move, to charges of kidnapping and raping Jaycee Dugard when she was 11 and holding her captive in Antioch for nearly two decades.

CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

Divers Suspend Canal Search For Kidnapped NorCal Boy

Divers suspended their search of a canal Thursday for a missing Northern California boy whose kidnapping prompted a statewide Amber Alert.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Juliani Cardenas (left) and Jose Esteban Rodriguez. (CBS)

Still No Sign Of Missing NorCal Boy, Alleged Captor

A statewide search continued Wednesday for a 4-year-old boy who was abducted from Stanislaus County on Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011