Crime

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Light’ 12-Month Prison Sentence For SFPD Officer Who Testified Against Colleagues

A former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.

05/21/2015

Scene of crash between stolen dump truck and a minivan in Daly City, May 21, 2015. (CBS SF)

Stolen Dump Truck Crashes, Injures 3 In Daly City

The street is still littered with twisted metal in Daly City Thursday morning after a police chase involving a stolen dump truck comes to a sudden end.

05/21/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Former South Bay Science Camp Counselor Arrested For Child Porn Facing Additional Charges

A former science camp counselor in Santa Clara County who allegedly possessed hundreds of child pornography photos and videos is facing additional charges, a deputy district attorney said Wednesday.

05/20/2015

77-year-old woman in critical condition following attack in Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco on May 10, 2015. (Photo courtesy of victim's family)

San Francisco Police Ask For Public’s Help In Brutal Attack Of 77-Year-Old Woman In Chinatown

The victim was attacked on the afternoon of May 10 in Chinatown while exiting a Muni bus. She remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

05/20/2015

Sandra Coke, Randy Alana

Guilty Verdict Reached In Case Of Murdered Oakland Investigator

An Alameda County Superior Court jury has found career criminal Randy Alana guilty of killing his girlfriend in Oakland in 2013.

05/20/2015

Emergency services dispatcher (Getty Images)

‘That’s My House!’ 911 Dispatcher Handles Suspect Pursuit That Leads To Her Own Backyard

A Contra Costa County dispatcher handling a suspect pursuit last week found herself dispatching calls to her own home in Oakley, according to the sheriff’s office.

05/20/2015

Mountain lion tranquilized and captured near San Mateo (May 18th, 2015) Betty Yu

Man Who Shot Gun To Scare Off Mountain Lion During San Mateo Hunt Could Face Charges

A man could face charges for opening fire as wildlife officials searched backyards in San Mateo in the hunt for a mountain lion that was later tranquilized and captured Monday.

05/19/2015

A suspect crashed a stolen car in Berkeley. (CBS SF)

Suspect In Wrong-Way Chase Through East Bay Calls 911 To Complain About Chase

A man leading police on a chase while driving the wrong way on Highway 4 through the East Bay called 911 operators to complain about being chased.

05/19/2015

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Oakland Airport Baggage Handlers Among 14 Charged In Marijuana Smuggling Conspiracy

Federal agents have busted an alleged marijuana smuggling ring involving baggage handlers working at Oakland International Airport, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/18/2015

Police have not yet confirmed if these people pictured at a San Jose Jack In The Box are the suspects. (CBS SF)

San Jose Woman’s Purse Stolen Following Mother’s Funeral; Suspects Seen Using Stolen Credit Card

A woman’s purse is stolen during her own mother’s funeral in San Jose and now she’s desperate to get back what was inside.

05/18/2015

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