Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices
The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.
Police were seeking information about two men who who robbed two different banks hours apart in San Francisco, a police spokesman said.
A suspected gang member with a loaded handgun in his waistband was one of two people arrested after a brief foot pursuit in unincorporated Santa Rosa early Saturday morning, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said.
Bakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws.
A woman armed with a gun was arrested late Monday morning after a 14-hour standoff at an unoccupied house in Oakland’s Montclair district.
Amtrak is investigating how a window on one of its trains was partially shattered as the train traveled near Richmond on Tuesday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.
Police are trying to locate a suspect who shot a man in the leg in the Bayfair Center mall parking lot in San Leandro Monday morning, police said.
A man held up a bank in downtown San Francisco Thursday afternoon, police said.
Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.
Police have release a sketch of the suspect they say is involved in a Sunday robbery and shooting that sent two people to the hospital.