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Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Killer Claims Other Crimes, Tells Jury To ‘Flip Coin’ On Death Penalty

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.


Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Richmond Toll Plaza Shooting Defendant Says Victims Deserved To Be ‘Put To Death’

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 Police patrol car. (CBS)

Arrest Made In San Jose Murder

A San Jose man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 52-year-old Hugo Humberto Hernandez last week, police said.


Fatal Shooting

Man Shot, Killed On San Francisco Mission District Street

A man was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Mission District on Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.


Michael Howard

Arrest Made In Stabbing Death At San Jose Safeway

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.


Marquis Reynolds (SJPD/BCN)

Suspect Identified In San Jose Sword Killing

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.



DNA Leads To Charges In 1974 Oakland Murder Of 13-Year-Old

DNA evidence has allowed Alameda County prosecutors to file charges against a man suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering a 13-year-old Oakland girl 38 years ago.


Steven Ruiz was arrested on February 26, 2012 for shooting a Hells Angel member at a funeral for another murdered Hells Angels leader in October. (CBS)

Suspected Hells Angel Funeral Killer Arraigned In San Jose Court

The Hells Angels member accused of killing a fellow member at a San Jose funeral last year was arraigned on Wednesday without entering a plea.



Oakland Man Gets Life For 2007 Gas Station Killing

An Oakland drug dealer was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering a man near a gas station while trying to rob him five years ago.



Man Found Stabbed To Death In SF Mission District

At about 9 p.m. Thursday, the 25-year-old victim was found lying on the street in the first block of Regent Street near Alemany Boulevard.