An Antioch man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly held his family hostage at gunpoint and then chased after them in a vehicle when they escaped, according to police.
Police in Richmond arrested a man Tuesday night who allegedly wielded a bat against his girlfriend and had to be subdued with a Taser stun gun, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Police learned in April that 42-year-old John Garate of Santa Rosa was communicating through social media with underage girls.
A man who had been evading arrest for more than a month was found hiding under a mattress in a Fremont home last week.
A man and woman were found dead in Hidden Lake Park on Friday shortly after residents reported hearing gunfire in the area, Milpitas police said.
An 8-year-old girl who was abducted by her father after he allegedly stabbed her mother in Sunnyvale Thursday night was found safe, police said.
An eight hour standoff with police ended peacefully Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Vistacion Valley neighborhood, when an armed domestic violence, suspect, who barricaded himself in a home with his children, surrendered, authorities said.
Gilroy police have arrested a man suspected of killing his wife in April and are looking for the second suspect in the murder.
A man who pleaded no contest in April to a domestic violence charge stemming from allegedly trying to throw his wife off the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in December was sentenced to five years of probation, prosecutors said Friday.
The former chief executive of a San Francisco technology firm who was fired after pleading guilty to domestic abuse has threatened to sue the company’s board for the termination.