A Richmond mother has been freed three years after a judge found her criminally insane and committed her to a mental hospital after the 2006 killing of her 8-year-old son.
A Bay Area lawmaker who survived a massacre was appointed Friday to the Congressional task force on gun control created in response to the Connecticut elementary school killings.
Investigators say a man found dead of an apparent suicide in an Alaska jail was not only suspected of killing an Anchorage barista but may be linked to seven other possible slayings around the country.
A Vallejo father was arrested Sunday after he allegedly shot and killed a 17-year-old boy who was fighting with his son, according to police.
Nathan Burris told a Contra Costa County jury Wednesday that they should “flip a coin” to decide whether to sentence him to death for killing his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Aug. 11, 2009.
Nathan Burris told a jury in Martinez today that he has no regrets about murdering his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza on Aug. 11, 2009, and said he still feels hatred for the victims.
A San Jose man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 52-year-old Hugo Humberto Hernandez last week, police said.
A man was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.
Michael Howard, 27, was taken into custody at his San Jose home on Wednesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing 24-year-old Juan Munoz at the Safeway at 3002 Story Road on Tuesday night.
San Jose resident Marquis Reynolds has been identified by police as the man arrested in connection with San Jose’s 26th homicide of the year, the Monday stabbing of a homeless woman who may have been killed with a samurai-type sword.