Hammer

22-ounce wooden-handled framing hammer with milled head and "straight" claw (Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 ca via Wikimedia Commons)

Corte Madera Man Allegedly Tailed Driver Who Cut Him Off, Assaulted Him With Hammer

Sean Exter allegedly got angry when a box truck cut in front of him on Bodega Highway and hit the driver on the back of the head with a carpenter’s framing hammer.

04/04/2015

Police Investigation

Police Look For Clues After Man Beaten On Head With Hammer In Watsonville

Police are looking for more information on how a male victim was struck on the head by a hammer in Watsonville on Saturday afternoon.

03/08/2015

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Man Attacked With Hammer Recovering From Head Injuries In Watsonville

A 29-year-old man is recovering from multiple head injuries suffered Monday afternoon when he was attacked with a hammer in Watsonville, according to police.

02/24/2015

Roberto Chicas speaks for the first time after an alleged hammer attack by his Uber driver. (CBS)

Man Accusing Uber Driver Of Attacking Him With Hammer Slams The Rideshare Service

A San Francisco man claiming he was brutally attacked by an Uber driver wielding a hammer spoke out for the first time on Wednesday calling into question the ride service’s policies regarding background checks.

10/08/2014

Uber Ridesharing App

No Fare Refund For SF Uber Passenger Injured In Alleged Hammer Attack By Driver

The passenger severely injured in an alleged hammer attack by an Uber driver has not been refunded his fare, which includes a $1 “Safe Rides Fee“ to ensure that passengers get home safely.

10/01/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student At Oakland School Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation

An Oakland woman accused of sexually assaulting and beating a 9-year-old girl with a hammer inside a bathroom at an elementary school last month will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

06/13/2014

Cindy Burleigh, hammer attack, mother

Newark Woman Charged With Murder After Mother Dies From Hammer Attack

A 57-year-old Newark woman was charged with murder Tuesday for allegedly killing her 75-year-old mother by attacking her with a hammer on Sunday, prosecutors said.

03/04/2014

Cindy Lynn Burleigh is charged with attacking her mother with a hammer. (Newark PD)

Newark Woman Faces Attempted Murder Charge For Hammer Attack On 75-Year-Old Mom

A 57-year-old Newark woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and other charges for allegedly attacking her mother with a hammer early Sunday morning, police said.

03/03/2014

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Man Charged With Throwing Hammer At Striking BART Employees Pleads Not Guilty

A San Francisco man who allegedly threw a hammer at striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers in Daly City on Monday morning has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in San Mateo County Superior Court, prosecutors said.

10/23/2013

Protesters are tear-gassed by police during a rally for International Worker's Day on May 1, 2012 in Oakland. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Oakland Moves Forward With Plan To Ban Hammers, Shields At Protests

After a marathon meeting that ended early Wednesday morning, the Oakland City Council voted to approve the first step to banning protestors from bringing “tools of violence” to demonstrations.

07/31/2013

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