2006 Murder Conviction Tossed In Oakland Family Thanksgiving Day Massacre; Brother's Conviction UpheldA state appeals court in San Francisco has overturned the conviction of one of two brothers in a 2006 triple murder in Oakland, but upheld the guilty verdict and sentence of life in prison without parole for the other.
Ebay Follows Walmart, Sears Banning Listings Of Confederate Flags FollowingSan Jose online auction site Ebay followed the lead of Walmart and Sears in taking a stance against the sales of Confederate flag items following the shooting of nine members of an historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
100th Anniversary Of Armenian Genocide Commemorated At San Francisco City HallSan Francisco City Hall will be lit up in the colors of the Armenian flag Friday to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide under the Ottoman Empire.
Van Driver Runs Over Pigeons Feeding In Vallejo Parking Lot; 27 Birds KilledPolice in Vallejo are looking for the driver of a van who intentionally ran down a group of pigeons gathered at a feeding spot in a parking lot Sunday, killing at least 20 of them.
Teens Arrested After Police Unravel Plot To Carry Out Mass Shooting At Pasadena High SchoolInvestigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.
Remains Of 1978 Jonestown Mass Cult Suicide-Murder Victims Turn Up In Delaware Funeral HomePolice say the cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware.
California Considers Gun Restriction Law For Mentally Unstable People After Isla Vista Killing RampageCalifornia could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.
CBS News Correspondent Steve Futterman Remembers Tiananmen Square Massacre 25 Years LaterIt’s been 25 years since the Chinese Army used brute force to put down a massive protest at Tiananmen Square in Beijing where scores were killed as soldiers and tanks rolled though.
UC Santa Barbara Holds Memorial For Students Killed In Isla Vista RampageThousands gathered at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Tuesday to mourn six students killed in a weekend rampage as California lawmakers proposed new ways of keeping guns out of the hands of disturbed killers.
Sheriffs Didn't See Suspect's Menacing Videos Before Isla Vista RampageThe sheriff "was not aware of [suspect Elliot Rodger's] videos until after the shooting rampage occurred," a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said Sunday.
Elliot Rodger Wrote 141-Page Manifesto After Deputies Knocked On His DoorThe student who killed six people near the University of California, Santa Barbara, detailed in a manifesto how deputies almost thwarted his killing plan.
Isla Vista Massacre: Gunman Stabbed 3 Men To Death At Home Before Shooting Rampage The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to his victims that he would "take great pleasure in slaughtering all of you."