Murder

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

Hugo Pinell (CDCR)

Notorious Member Of ‘San Quentin 6’ Killed In New Folsom Prison Riot

An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday.

08/13/2015

The Jacka is celebrated on what would have been his 38th birthday. (CBS SF)

Hip Hop Fans Throw A Birthday Party For Oakland Rapper The Jacka, Months After His Unsolved Murder

Fans celebrated the 38th birthday of the late Bay Area rapper known as The Jacka Wednesday night.

08/13/2015

Oakland Police Badge

FBI Steps In To Help Overworked Oakland Homicide Investigators

Just 10 Oakland police detectives work the streets every day. Now, the FBI is stepping in to help.

08/12/2015

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

Police Arrest Suspect In Violent Armed Robbery Of TV News Crews At Pier 14

Police have arrested a suspect in a vicious attack on 2 television news crews that unfolded on the air, during a live shot.

08/12/2015

Daniel Contreras (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Redwood City Man Charged With Murder, Molestation Of Toddler In His Care

Murder and child molestation charges were being filed Tuesday morning against a Redwood City man in the death of a 17-month-old girl who had been left in his care, prosecutors said Tuesday.

08/11/2015

34-year-old Quinn Boyer, a Santa Clara County paramedic, was fatally shot in the Oakland Hills on April 2, 2013. (Family Photo / Bay City News Service)

Prosecutor Pushes For Murder Conviction For Teen Suspects In Shooting Death Of Oakland Paramedic

A prosecutor told jurors Tuesday that there’s enough evidence to convict two teenagers of murder for the shooting death of an off-duty paramedic in the Oakland hills.

08/10/2015

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