Murder

Bucks Lake in Plumas County. (Plumas County Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council)

Oakland Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Man In Plumas National Forest, Setting Fire

An Oakland man is facing murder and arson charges for allegedly stabbing an Emeryville man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest Saturday morning and setting the surrounding woods on fire, according to Plumas County prosecutors.

08/26/2015

Crime scene at Pier 14 following the fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle (CBS SF)

Bullet That Killed Kate Steinle In SF Pier Shooting Appears To Have Ricocheted

The bullet that killed a young San Francisco woman may have ricocheted before striking her in the back while she was sightseeing with her father along the city’s popular waterfront, a ballistic expert testified Wednesday.

08/26/2015

Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (Family photo/CBS)

Undocumented Immigrant Makes Court Appearance In Shooting Death Of Woman On San Francisco’s Waterfront

An undocumented immigrant suspected of fatally shooting a 32-year-old San Francisco woman in broad daylight at the San Francisco waterfront last month attended his preliminary hearing Tuesday.

08/25/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

6 Plead Not Guilty In Oakland Shootout That Killed Mother Protecting Her Children

Six young men pleaded not guilty Monday to murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting in March of a West Oakland mother who was struck by crossfire as she was trying to help two of her children to safety.

08/24/2015

Marin County Jail in San Rafael. (CBS)

Extradited From Guatemala, Suspect Arrested By San Rafael Police For Girlfriend’s Murder 10 Years Ago

San Rafael police arrested a man on suspicion of killing his former girlfriend, who also was the mother of his four children, more than 10 years ago.

08/21/2015

Contra Costa County Sheriff

Two Brothers In Their 60s Die In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Contra Costa County

Two brothers have died in an apparent murder-suicide in Pacheco on Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County coroner’s office and the sheriff’s office.

08/21/2015

Scene of fatal police shooting of murder suspect Richard Jacquez (Inset) near Kirkhaven Court and Stoneyhaven Way in South San Jose, August 17, 2015. (CBS/San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Face Questions Over Shifting Account Of Fatal Suspect Shooting

The San Jose Police Department has backtracked on its account of Monday’s fatal officer shooting of a murder suspect, saying the suspect was fleeing from police when they opened fire and not reaching for his waistband as originally stated.

08/20/2015

Police sketches of three teens suspected of killing Kionta Murphy Jr. in Hayward on August 4, 2015. (Hayward Police Department)

Police Release Sketches Of 3 Suspected Of Killing Hayward Teen

Hayward police on Tuesday released sketches of three suspects who are responsible for fatally shooting a Hayward teen earlier this month.

08/18/2015

Police Investigation

Armed Man Shot Dead By San Jose Police Was Wanted For Prior Homicide

A man shot and killed by police officers in San Jose on Sunday was a suspect in a homicide that happened three days before, a police spokesman said Monday.

08/17/2015

Linde Adrienne Smith (Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety)

Daughter Arrested After Elderly Mother Killed In Hammer Attack In Sunnyvale

Police have arrested a woman suspected of killing her elderly mother in a Sunnyvale mobile home park Thursday, according to the city’s Department of Public Safety.

08/13/2015

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