An Oakland man accused of murdering federal investigator Sandra Coke in August appeared in Alameda County Superior Court Monday for the start of the case’s preliminary hearing.
A previously convicted killer has been charged with murder in Alameda County Superior Court for the death of an Oakland woman whose body was found in Vacaville in August after she was reported missing five days earlier.
Oakland police have arrested a prime suspect in the disappearance and death of a federal criminal investigator whose body was found in Vacaville more than two months ago.
An infant and toddler have been found uninjured in the backseat of a car stolen from San Francisco’s Mission District Tuesday evening.
The Pinole Police Department is re-examining the case of Amber Swartz, who went missing from in front of her home on Savage Avenue on June 3, 1988, police Chief John Hardester said.
Tuesday marked 20 years since the kidnapping of 12-year-old Petaluma resident Polly Klaas, and her father used the grim anniversary to focus on progress that has been made in missing-child cases since then.
Family members of missing toddler Daphne Webb were set to gather in Oakland for a “Love Walk” in her honor Wednesday afternoon.
Ryan Mitchell Schaffer was arrested Friday at a home in Eureka, on felony aggravated kidnapping and unlawful sexual activity with a minor charges.
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore said a car belonging to the suspect in the disappearance of a teenage girl has been found in Idaho.
Shane Michael Newhouse, 40, jumped out of the trunk of a green Ford sedan in the area of Soscol Avenue near Napa State Hospital around 3:30 p.m. and ran through traffic claiming he had been kidnapped, Napa police Capt. Jeff Troendly said.