Murder

Sonny Anderson is accused of fatally striking 14-year-old Ivan Cruz in a fatal hit-and-run crash near San Leandro on November 11, 2014. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Suspect In San Leandro Fatal Hit & Run Bit By Police K-9, Arrested; Past Includes Animal Abuse, Elderly Beating

A 34-year-old man who has a long criminal history, including convictions for animal abuse and the brutal beating of an elderly woman, has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a teenage boy near San Leandro last week, according to Alameda County authorities.

11/17/2014

police car lights emergency generic

80-Year-Old Los Gatos Man Accused Of Murdering Wife “Could Not Watch His Wife In Pain Anymore”

An 80-year-old man accused of murdering his wife in their Los Gatos home last month told his son he stabbed her to end her pain from recent surgery and then tried to kill himself, according to a police detective.

11/13/2014

Rodney Frazier

Hundreds Attend Vigil For Richmond High School Basketball Player Killed Outside His Home

Hundreds of students, coaches and other community members gathered outside of City Hall in Richmond tonight for a rally to honor 16-year-old Richmond High School basketball player Rodney Frazier, who was shot and killed in front of his North Richmond home last Friday.

11/12/2014

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

6 Shot, 0 Arrests As Bullets Fly In Richmond Shooting String

Teenagers have been the targets of a recent spate of shootings in Richmond. Police are trying to figure out why as they try to find those responsible for the violence.

11/11/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting at the Somersville Towne Center in Antioch on November 6, 2014. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Outside Antioch Shopping Center

Police said they are still seeking information about a shooting outside a shopping center that left one man dead Thursday morning.

11/06/2014

(CBS SF)

Zebra Murders: Remembering Fear That Gripped San Francisco 40 Years Later

For 179 days, San Francisco was gripped in fear over a crime wave involving random killings on the streets.

11/06/2014

J.C. Canfield (Alameda Police Dept.)

Elderly Alameda Man Turns Himself In After Claiming He Fatally Shot Wife In ‘Mercy Killing’

An Alameda man who insists he just wanted to end his wife’s suffering is in jail Wednesday night accused of fatally shooting her, and neighbors insist it was not a murder but a mercy killing.

11/05/2014

(CBS Sacramento)

Murder Charges Filed Against Suspects In Crime Spree That Killed 2 Sacramento-Area Deputies

Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.

10/28/2014

High school yearbook photo of Shelby Barnes. (Benicia Unified School Dist.)

Accomplice In Brutal 2011 Murder Of Concord Woman To Be Released After Plea Agreement

A 20-year-old defendant charged as an accomplice in the brutal 2011 murder of a Concord woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and sentenced to time served and was set to be released from prison Tuesday.

10/28/2014

Windsor Shooting

3 Teens Arrested In Mexico In Connection With Fatal Shooting At Birthday Party In Windsor

Three Santa Rosa teens were arrested in Mexico on Monday morning in connection with a Windsor shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured three others during a birthday party in June, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

10/21/2014

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