Crime

Laura Yolanda Reyes was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in San Jose on August 27, 2015. (CBS)

Woman Killed In San Jose Hit & Run Collision

A woman killed in a hit-and-run collision in East San Jose Thursday morning has been identified as 46-year-old Laura Yolanda Reyes, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.

2 hours ago

The Poinciana Plaza strip mall in Santa Clara following a fire on August 26, 2015. (CBS)

Suspects In Santa Clara Strip Mall Fire Turn Themselves In

Authorities say two people suspected of causing a major strip mall fire in Santa Clara Wednesday afternoon have turned themselves in. Two people were injured in the fire and a total of five businesses were destroyed.

5 hours ago

Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad. (CDCR)

Inmates Riot At Maximum Security Prison In Soledad

A riot involving 90 inmates at a maximum-security prison in Soledad Thursday morning sent two inmates to the hospital and injured others, a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman said.

6 hours ago

police car lights emergency generic

Domestic Dispute Erupts In Shooting At Salinas Social Security Office; 2 Dead, 2 Injured

Two people were killed and two others were wounded during a shooting at a parking lot outside the Salinas Social Security office Thursday morning.

7 hours ago

Dog Sitter Abuse

Burlingame Dog Sitter Pleads Not Guilty To Animal Cruelty Over Incident Caught On Camera

Linda Levac was allegedly seen and recorded on video by a neighbor in the backyard of her Burlingame home grabbing a dog by its collar, lifting it in the air and slamming it to the ground multiple times, prosecutors said.

8 hours ago

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

San Francisco Judge Denies ‘Shrimp Boy’ Request To Have Racketeering Charges Tossed

The criminal case against a former San Francisco Chinatown gangster will continue after a federal judge denied his request to have the charges thrown out.

13 hours ago

Bucks Lake in Plumas County. (Plumas County Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council)

Oakland Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Man In Plumas National Forest, Setting Fire

An Oakland man is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly stabbing an Emeryville man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest Saturday morning and setting the surrounding woods on fire, according to Plumas County prosecutors.

08/26/2015

Jail Cell

2 Danville Residents Held On $4M Bail In Alleged Sex Trafficking Ring Case

Two Danville residents who authorities allege led a large-scale sex trafficking ring are each being held on $4 million bail, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said Wednesday.

08/26/2015

Vester Flanagan (Bryce Williams/Twitter)

Virginia News Crew Killer’s Suicide Manifesto Cites SC Church Shooting, Years Of Racial Discrimination

The gunman who killed a Virginia TV news reporter and cameraman during a live report said in a 23-page manifesto that he committed the act in reaction to the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina that killed nine black parishioners as well as years of racial and sexual discrimination.

08/26/2015

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Woman Charged After Infant Found With Fractured Skull, Cocaine In System

An East Palo Alto woman faces child abuse charges after she brought her 11-month-old daughter to the hospital last weekend with a fractured skull and cocaine in her system, prosecutors said.

08/26/2015

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