The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a task force to gather information on a series of cold case murders, including the ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ that took place in the first four months of 1976 in San Mateo County.
Cold case detectives with the Fairfield Police Department have announced that they recently identified the suspect in a 1983 brutal sexual assault and beating murder of a woman in her Fairfield home, but that the suspect committed suicide shortly after they contacted him.
A 57-year-old Newark woman was charged with murder Tuesday for allegedly killing her 75-year-old mother by attacking her with a hammer on Sunday, prosecutors said.
A 60-year-old woman shot her 93-year-old mother and then herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a convalescent home in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood on Monday evening, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
The lawyer for the former leader of a small Northern California Indian tribe is asking the community not to prejudge the woman as she faces trial on allegations that she shot and killed four people and tried to kill two others at a tribal meeting considering her eviction.
Officers arrived at a Berkeley home and discovered the body of a man in his 50s Friday. His name has not been released.
A 38-year-old man was killed in a drive-by shooting in North Richmond on Thursday night, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said Friday.
Two ex-convicts have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an Alameda man in the parking lot of a Walmart store in East Oakland in December that police said took place during a marijuana deal.
A brother and sister pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to charges stemming from the killing of a man during a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Portola District last November.
Sara Lynn Krueger and her boyfriend Ryan Scott Warner pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to killing Krueger’s 3-year-old daughter Kayleigh Slusher, Napa County District Attorney Gary Lieberstein said.