Killing one species to save another sounds like a drastic solution, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is doing in California to protect the Spotted Owl from a predator that happens to be its distant cousin.
A Daly City man charged with killing his estranged wife earlier this month pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
A Berkeley man and his girlfriend were arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday on special circumstance murder charges for the hatchet killing of a man convicted years ago of using polite notes to rob businesses.
Sara Lynn Krueger and her boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to killing Krueger’s 3-year-old daughter Kayleigh Slusher, Napa County District Attorney Gary Lieberstein said.
Two teens pleaded not guilty in Sonoma County Superior Court Monday morning to killing a man at a party in Santa Rosa on New Year’s Eve.
A Marin County prosecutor says recently-sentenced thief of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini has been investigated as a person of interest in an unsolved 2009 killing.
A beloved priest who was killed in the Humboldt County city of Eureka was beaten to death with a wooden stake and a metal gutter pipe, his autopsy shows.
A man accused of a fatal shooting in San Francisco over a PlayStation 4 game console made his initial appearance in court Wednesday to face charges of murder and attempted robbery.
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.