Crime

Police Memorial Sign Defaced

Vandals Deface Freeway Sign Honoring 4 Oakland Police Officers Killed In The Line Of Duty

Police in Oakland are searching for vandals who defaced a freeway sign paying tribute to four officers who were killed on the deadliest day in department history.

12/19/2014

Suspicious Death

Santa Clara County Sheriffs Investigate ‘Suspicious’ Case Of Man Found Dead By His Roommate In Home Near Los Gatos

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a person whose body was found Friday in a residence in an area between Los Gatos and Saratoga.

12/19/2014

Former Richmond Police Officer Michael Wang. (CBS)

Veteran Richmond Police Officer Fired, Accused Of Corruption In Many Drug Cases

Police in Richmond have fired an officer accused of corruption involving years of drug cases. The fallout could clog the court system in Contra Costa County and lead to many convictions being overturned.

12/19/2014

A sign at the entrance of Del Mar High School

San Jose Police Lift Lockdown At 3 Schools After Finding Suspect In Shooting

San Jose police have lifted a shelter-in-place order and a lockdown at three schools after a shooting Thursday morning. At one school, students were in the midst of taking final exams.

12/19/2014

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

San Jose Shooting Suspect Evades Police, Leaves Area; School Lockdowns Lifted

San Jose police have called off a search that involved the SWAT team for a shooting suspect in West San Jose Friday where residents were told to shelter in place and schools were locked down for a time.

12/19/2014

El Rancho Supermarket in Menlo Park (CBS)

$18,000 Stolen From Menlo Park Supermarket During Armed Heist, 4 Suspects Sought

Police in Menlo Park are searching four armed masked men suspected of attacking a supermarket cashier and stealing around $18,000.

12/18/2014

X-ray image shows the location of a knife in the skull of San Rafael resident Jimmy McIntosh. (Dr. Tarun Arora)

12-Inch Knife Removed From Man’s Skull After San Rafael Domestic Violence Attack

A San Rafael man says he is amazed that he is still alive after a domestic violence incident left him with a 12-inch knife sticking out of his skull.

12/18/2014

court generic, gavel, courtroom, trial, jury, judge

Salinas Mother Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Abusing Teen Boy She Met Through Her Daughter

A 50-year-old Salinas woman was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail and more than five years of probation in the sexual abuse of a teen boy over a three-year period.

12/18/2014

(Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mom Of Ex-49er Ray McDonald Defends Son, Says Surveillance Video Would Clear Him Of Sex Assault Allegations

The mother of NFL player Ray McDonald came to her son’s defense after the former San Francisco 49er was accused of a sexual assault at his San Jose home earlier this week.

12/18/2014

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Says Police Body Cameras Have Cut Use-Of-Force Incidents Significantly In 5 Years

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that there’s been a “significant decrease” in use-of-force incidents by her city’s police officers since they began wearing body cameras four years ago.

12/17/2014

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