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Cold Case

Gary Swierski

Sunnyvale Man Convicted Of Murdering Wife In 2005 Cold Case

A 51-year-old Sunnyvale man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for the death of his wife in 2005.


30-year-old Ronnie Kidd of Hayward was shot and killed near 7th and Market Streets in Oakland on the morning of May 27, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Police Seek Help In Solving Hayward Father’s Murder

Oakland police joined the family of a Hayward man on Thursday who was shot and killed last weekend to appeal the public for help in solving his murder.



DNA Leads To Charges In 1974 Oakland Murder Of 13-Year-Old

DNA evidence has allowed Alameda County prosecutors to file charges against a man suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a 13-year-old Oakland girl 38 years ago.


(L-R) Nikolaus Crumbley, William Payne, (SF Police Dept.)

Not Guilty Plea In ’83 San Francisco Cold Case Murder

A man accused in the strangling death of another man in San Francisco’s McLaren Park nearly 30 years ago pleaded not guilty to murder charges Thursday.


(L-R) Nikolaus Crumbley, William Payne, (SF Police Dept.)

San Francisco Man Arrested After DNA Linked To 1983 Cold Case Murder

A 47-year-old man was arrested Monday in connection with a murder in San Francisco’s McLaren Park nearly three decades ago after a DNA hit linked him to the crime, police and prosecutors said Tuesday.


Tina Faelz disappeared on April 5, 1984 (CBS)

Man To Be Tried As Adult In 1984 Pleasanton Teen Murder

A judge ruled Tuesday that a man with an extensive criminal history should be tried as an adult for the murder of 14-year-old Tina Faelz in Pleasanton nearly 28 years ago.


Alberto Casillas

Police Seek Help, Offer Reward In ’07 San Francisco Nightclub Murder

Five years after a man was shot and killed outside a San Francisco nightclub, police were asking for help solving the case and Friday will be joining the victim’s mother to hand out flyers about the murder.


Ronald Bridgeforth

Former Fugitive Pleads No Contest In ’68 South San Francisco Police Shooting

A man accused of shooting at a South San Francisco police officer in 1968 pleaded no contest to the crime in San Mateo County Superior Court Tuesday morning, after more than four decades on the lam.


Natalie Wood. (photo credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Actress Natalie Wood’s 1981 Death Now Homicide Probe

The investigation into the death of San Francisco-born actress Natalie Wood is being re-opened as a homicide case.


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Suspect In Police Shootings Plans Surrender; Charged In ’71 SF Officer Killing

A 67-year-old man who has spent four decades as a fugitive is preparing to turn himself into South San Francisco police to face charges for opening fire on two South San Francisco police officers in 1968.