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Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Judge Orders Brothers Accused In 1989 San Jose Murder To Be Tried Together

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Friday entered a not guilty plea for Robert Zimmer, who along with his brother David is accused of murdering David’s estranged wife in San Jose 25 years ago.

04/18/2014

A Concord police cruiser. (CBS)

Concord Police Investigating City’s First Homicide Of The Year

Police in Concord were investigating a shooting that left a man dead Thursday night.

04/18/2014

Hiram Lawrence

Reputed Teenage Gang Member Gets 25-Years-To-Life Sentence For Oakland Murder

A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.

04/17/2014

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Man Killed In Brazen Daytime Shooting In West Oakland

A man in his 20s shot in a West Oakland neighborhood Wednesday morning died in an ambulance on his way to the hospital, according to police.

04/16/2014

Antioch Police

Suspect Killed In Antioch Jewelry Store Robbery Gone Wrong

A robbery suspect was killed and a customer shot at an Antioch jewelry store Friday afternoon, according to police.

04/11/2014

Oakland shooting, Jack London Square

Admitted Gang Member Claims Responsibility For Oakland Restaurant Murders

An admitted gang member said in court Thursday that he, not his co-defendant, was the person who fired multiple shots at a restaurant near Oakland’s Jack London Square three years ago that killed two people and wounded five others.

04/10/2014

Karen Stitt

Clues From Public Sought In 1982 Sunnyvale Cold Case Murder Of Palo Alto Teen

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is asking the public for clues to the murder of a teen girl whose nude body was found with more than 60 stab wounds in Sunnyvale 31 years ago.

04/10/2014

Jose Manuel Martinez is accused of being a contract killer for a Mexican cartel. (Source: Tulare County Sheriff's Department)

Accused Central Valley Contract Killer Confesses To Killing 40 People

Authorities say that a man charged with carrying out nine contract killings in Central California has confessed that he actually killed 40 people over several decades.

04/10/2014

Alaysha Carradine

Judge Orders 4 Men To Stand Trial In Oakland Sleepover Murder Of 8-Year-Old Girl

A judge Wednesday ordered four men to stand trial on charges that they conspired to murder two other men in Oakland last September in a case connected to the fatal shooting of an 8-year-old girl.

04/09/2014

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Man Who Tried To Take Berkeley Cop’s Gun Held On Attempted Murder Charge

A 41-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder, battery on an officer and other charges after allegedly trying to take a gun from a Berkeley police officer on Monday, police said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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