Homicide, Arson Investigation Opened After Fire Burns Benicia Family's CabinThe El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has opened a homicide and arson investigation into a fire that burned down a Benicia family’s Garden Valley cabin last week, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.
Homicide Investigation Underway After 30-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In San JoseSan Jose police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman found Saturday morning as a homicide, a police spokesman said Monday.
Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney FindsUber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted CarjackingProtesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.
SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney SaysSan Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.
3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault InvestigationsThree women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.
Oakland Cop Investigating Sideshow Uses Stun Gun During Struggle For Firearm With SuspectAn armed man was arrested in Oakland Saturday night on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer with a firearm, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.
Baltimore Officers Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death, State’s Attorney Said Arrest Was IllegalCity State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby says Freddie Gray received his critical injuries in Baltimore police custody and has charged all six officers involved in his death.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail FightsSheriff's Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.
$100,000+ Salaries For Meter Readers, Customer Service Reps At Water Agency That Keeps Raising RatesA small East Bay water district is paying more than 200 of their employees, including meter readers and customer service representatives, wages and benefits worth well over $100,000, while raising customers' rates 16 years in a row.
Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize FiringsThe decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.
NTSB Finds Probable Cause In BART Protocol That Resulted In Track Workers' DeathsBART's since-suspended "simple approval" practice was the probable cause of an accident that killed two track workers in Contra Costa County in 2013 according to the NTSB.