Homicide rates in the Bay Area’s three-biggest cities were down for the first half of 2014 compared to the same time period last year. San Francisco is reporting the largest decline.
A prosecutor told jurors Monday that a man fatally shot another man at a drug house in East Oakland in 2012 because he thought that he had disrespected him.
The shooting occurred in the 1700 block of Visitacion Avenue around 2 p.m. Friday.
Police responded to a report of shots fired and a victim down on the ground on Sycamore Drive around 9:30 p.m. Friday.
A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Friday ordered the release of thousands of pages of transcripts from proceedings by a county grand jury that indicted a man in the 2012 murder-kidnapping of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.
A 46-year-old woman who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Tuesday evening was the aunt of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed 22-year-old Hayward man who was killed by a BART police officer in 2009, according to an attorney for Grant’s father.
A woman was killed in a double shooting in East Oakland on Tuesday evening, police said.
Deputies were seeking information about the suspects who fatally shot a 15-year-old boy and injured three others at a party in Windsor early Sunday morning.
Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of first-degree murder and other charges for a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.
Deputies arrived on the scene to find a teenage boy had been shot in the chest. Three other victims were also suffering from gunshot wounds.