Missing man

Charles Dowd

Family Searching For Former SF Firefighter After Disappearance On Amtrak

Five days after Charles Dowd, a 69-year-old San Mateo man, went missing from an Amtrak train headed from the Bay Area to Chicago, family members continue to be hopeful that he will be found safe.


Officials said Tom Heng of San Rafael was last seen hiking to Mount Langley in the Sierra Nevada on July 22, 2012. (National Park Service)

Hiker From San Rafael Missing In Sierra Nevada

Officials said 31-year-old Tom Heng of San Rafael left on what was supposed to be a day hike on Sunday to the summit of Mount Langley, which stands 14,026 feet, but never returned.


27-year-old Victor Murillo of Woodland was last seen on Piers 30 and 32 in San Francisco on the night of June 25, 2012. (Bay City News)

Friends Plan Search For Man Who Fell Into Bay Near AT&T Park

Friends of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan who may have fallen into the water at San Francisco’s Pier 30-32 Monday after a baseball game are organizing a search effort to find him.


Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Body Found Near Bodega Bay Confirmed As Missing Santa Rosa Man

The Sonoma County coroner’s office confirmed Monday that the body found in the water off Bodega Head on Friday is that of a Santa Rosa man who fell off a cliff on the Sonoma Coast earlier this month.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Missing San Jose Man Found Dead After Lengthy Search

A missing man whose disappearance prompted a lengthy search of a San Jose park on Tuesday has been found dead, police said.


63-year-old Ray Halsell of Tracy (center) was last seen on May 10, 2012 leaving work at VTA in San Jose. (CBS)

Longtime Santa Clara VTA Employee From Tracy Goes Missing

A search is underway for a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee who vanished on his commute home from work on Thursday.


Kato Toshio

Body Found On Seashore Identified As Missing Hayward Man

A man who was found dead on Sunday night at the Hayward Regional Seashore has been identified as 85-year-old Toshio Kato, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.


58-year-old Timothy Cates

Santa Cruz Man With Mental Disability Missing

An at-risk man who was reported missing Wednesday in Santa Cruz County still has not been found.

CBS San Francisco–03/26/2011

Dale Smith, missing Novato man, backyard body

Wife Of Novato Man Found Dead In Backyard Keeping Silent

The wife of a deceased man whose body was exhumed from the backyard of the couple’s home at 4 Rebecca Way in Novato last week will continue to exercise her right to remain silent, her attorney said Thursday morning.

CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

Dale Smith, missing Novato man, backyard body

Body Exhumed From Missing Novato Man’s Home

The removal of a man’s body from beneath a brick patio in the backyard at 4 Rebecca Way in Novato was completed around 11:20 a.m. Friday, Novato police Capt. Jim Berg said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011