Drug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..
Police are seeking suspect information about a shooter who killed a known gang member at an apartment complex in Salinas late Friday night.
Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital.
Officers responded around 12:15 a.m. to several reports of shots fired in the 800 block of Bennett Valley Road near Grand Avenue and a vehicle leaving the area afterward.
A brawl outside the Chrome Lotus Bar Sunday morning led to a stabbing and two arrests, according to Santa Rosa police.
Author Bill Lee, who wrote an expose on San Francisco’s Chinatown, “Chinese Playground: A Memoir,” said politics has often been tied to criminal activity in the past.
Police in Watsonville have detained several suspects after a suspected gang-related shooting Saturday evening.
Deputies from the Solano County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the California Highway Patrol have been assigned to patrol duty in Vallejo to augment a city police department down to just 85 officers.
A mother and toddler were shot and injured in Menlo Park Saturday evening in a possible gang-related drive-by shooting.
A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested on Saturday night after he allegedly struck two people while driving and fled the scene, police said.