Homicide

14-year-old Davon Ellis of Oakland was fatally shot on February 28, 2015. (GoFundMe)

Person Of Interest Detained In 14-Year-Old Oakland Boy’s Shooting Death

A person of interest has been identified in connection with the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Oakland last Saturday, police Chief Sean Whent said Thursday.

03/05/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

16 Arrested In Oakland Gang Violence Crackdown

Oakland police and other law enforcement agencies made another attempt at reducing gang violence Thursday by arresting 16 people they said are involved in two East Oakland gangs.

03/05/2015

(Gilroy Police Dept.)

Police Looking For Girl Seen Smiling On Surveillance Video While Using Dead Gilroy Man’s Credit Card

Police say a teenager is still at large and two suspects are behind bars in the deadly beating of a Gilroy man at his home last month.

03/04/2015

Marcus West Jr. (CBS)

Oakland City Councilman Threatens To Quit Over City’s Violence After Latest Homicide

A city councilman is threatening to quit over violence in his city after a 21-year-old father was killed as he left for work from his Oakland hills home Tuesday morning.
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid said he feels like a failure after making a promise nearly two decades ago to his constituents that he would make Oakland a place where they could raise a family.

03/03/2015

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

Family Of Sierra LaMar Calling Off Weekly Searches For Missing Teen After 3 Years

The family of a South Bay teenager who has been missing for almost three years, said it has decided to call off the weekly searches after exhausting all viable places where she might be.

03/02/2015

James Wears (CBS SF)

Double Shooting Leaves 2 Men Dead In Livermore; Police Arrest Suspect

The man suspected of killing two people in a quiet Livermore neighborhood is now behind bars.

03/02/2015

14 year old Davon Ellis was gunned down Saturday, February 28th, 2015 in East Oakland. There is a $20,000 reward for his killer. (Photo by Troy Flint, Oakland Unified School District)

$20,000 Reward In Murder Of Oakland Child, No Suspects Yet

A boy shot and killed while walking with friends in Oakland is being remembered while police search for his killer.

03/01/2015

The driveway of a home in Hercules where a man was killed during a home invasion robbery. (CBS)

Hercules Man Killed In Home Invasion Gone Wrong

Police say it was a random, brazen home invasion that played out in broad daylight right in front of a neighbor across the street.

02/26/2015

Police at the scene of a double homicide on Marigold Place and Buttercup Court in Hercules, February 25, 2015. (CBS)

Attack Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt In Hercules Neighborhood; Suspect Arrested

One person was killed and one critically injured in an attack in a Hercules home Wednesday afternoon in the city’s first slaying in two years.

02/25/2015

Gabriela Bernice Ortiz (Gilroy Police)

19-Year-Old Woman Arrested After Caught On Camera Using Dead Man’s Credit Cards

A Bay Area woman recorded on surveillance video allegedly using a dead man’s credit cards at a convenience store has been arrested on suspicion of his homicide.

02/24/2015

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