A city councilman is threatening to quit over violence in his city after a 21-year-old father was killed as he left for work from his Oakland hills home Tuesday morning.
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid said he feels like a failure after making a promise nearly two decades ago to his constituents that he would make Oakland a place where they could raise a family.
Authorities say they have killed the suspect in two fatal shootings that sparked a massive manhunt in the redwood forests of Northern California.
About 50 officers and two bloodhounds were scouring the forests near Fort Bragg, a day after Aaron Bassler fired shots at Alameda County deputies.
A man suspected of killing two people in Mendocino County coastal communities in the past seven weeks—including a former Fort Bragg mayor—allegedly fired on Alameda County sheriff’s deputies Thursday, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
Surveillance cameras have captured an image of the fugitive suspected of killing a city councilman in Mendocino County and a land trust manager, according to authorities.
FAIRFIELD, Calif. (KCBS) – A Solano County judge this morning sentenced a man convicted of killing Fairfield City Councilman Matt Garcia to 50 years to life in prison.