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Homicide

Ricardo Antonio Chaney (Lane County, OR Sheriff's Dept.)

Man Who Killed Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputy Linked To Oregon Murder

A man who killed a California deputy after a carjacking and attack at a tourist attraction is also a suspect in the slaying of a retired Oregon educator, police said Thursday.

03/20/2014

Oakland shooting, Jack London Square

Reputed Gang Member Gets Life Sentence In 2011 Oakland Restaurant Double-Murder

A reputed gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a shooting at a restaurant near Jack London Square three years ago that left two people dead and five others wounded.

03/19/2014

Todd Tharp (Campbell Police Dept.)

No Charges Against Homeless Man In Fatal Stabbing Of Teen At Campbell Park

Prosecutors in San Jose have declined to file charges against a homeless man in the stabbing death of a teenager after concluding the man acted in self defense while being assaulted, authorities said.

03/19/2014

The scene of a fatal stabbing in downtown San Jose on March 19, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Man Found Stabbed To Death In San Jose Street; VTA Service Disrupted

Investigators have determined a male found dead in San Jose’s downtown area Wednesday morning suffered from at least one stab wound, a police sergeant said.

03/19/2014

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opening Statements Made In Fisherman’s Wharf Merchant Murder Case

Opening statements began Tuesday in the case of a former Fisherman’s Wharf merchant who prosecutors say killed two neighboring merchants in cold blood more than three years ago.

03/18/2014

Hells Angels member Steven Ruiz is wanted in connection with the shooting of Steve Tausan (SJPD)

Hells Angels Member Pleads Guilty In Killing At San Jose Funeral

A former Hells Angels member on Tuesday agreed to a plea deal in the 2011 fatal shooting that was captured on a surveillance video at the San Jose funeral of a leader of the motorcycle group, a prosecutor said.

03/18/2014

Police outside the home in the Coyote Creek area of San Jose where a man was found shot dead, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Homicide Victim, Marijuana Plants Found Inside San Jose Coyote Creek Home

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in a San Jose home where officers found a number of marijuana plants on Monday night, a police sergeant said.

03/18/2014

Mi Feng and the Toyota Rav 4 he may be driving, according to police in Castro Valley.

Husband Surrenders After Allegedly Shooting, Killing Wife In Castro Valley Home

A 46-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed his wife in their Castro Valley home on Friday surrendered to authorities on Monday night, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

03/18/2014

16-year-old Ivan Diaz Amezcua was fatally stabbed at John D. Morgan Park in Campbell on March 16, 2014. (CBS)

Homeless Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Teen In Campbell Park

A homeless man is suspected of killing a teenager during a fight in Campbell on Sunday night, according to police.

03/17/2014

Samuel Nava III (Family Photo)

Reputed Gang Member Gets 110 Years To Life In Hayward Teen’s Murder

A reputed gang member was sentenced this week to 110 years to life in state prison for his second-degree murder conviction for fatally shooting Samuel Nava III, a popular 17-year-old Hayward High School student.

03/15/2014

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