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Police on the scene of a shooting that killed one person and injured two others on Auburn Drive in Pittsburg on December 14, 2014. (CBS)

Pittsburg 17-Year-Old Arrested In Class, Suspected In Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 2

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a shooting that killed one person and injured two others outside a Pittsburg home on Sunday night, a police captain said Monday.

12/16/2014

Noleen Pal. (CBS)

Ex-Wife Of Sydney Gunman Sought Refuge In Bay Area Before She Was Murdered

The ex-wife of the gunman who held people hostage in a Sydney, Australia restaurant for 16 hours this week sought refuge in the Bay Area from her abusive ex-husband before she was killed, the woman’s relatives told KPIX 5.

12/16/2014

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Quentin Death Row Inmate Michael Lee Elliot Dies At Hospital

San Quentin State Prison death row inmate Michael Lee Elliot died Monday at a hospital, a prison spokesman said Tuesday.

12/09/2014

Witnesses told police that they saw two men on the trail just 
before they heard the gunshots. (Oakland Police Department)

$10,000 Reward Offered For Information On Gates Foundation Educator Found Shot Dead In Oakland Hills

Police are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the murder of a longtime Northern California man who worked for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

12/01/2014

Michael Marquez was fatally shot in San Francisco's Duboce Triangle neighborhood on the morning of November 24, 2014. (CBS)

Friends Ask Police To Do More At Vigil For Man Killed Over Phone In San Francisco’s Duboce Park

Friends of a man killed Monday in Duboce Park held a vigil within hours of his murder and want San Francisco police to do more in the area that has seen an increase in violent crime.

11/25/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Suspected In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Man In San Francisco Financial District

Investigators are looking for a group of “cowards” who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in San Francisco’s Financial District early Monday morning, a police spokesman said.

11/25/2014

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

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