Murder

Randy Alana (Oakland Police Dept.)

Career Criminal Gets Life In Prison For Murdering Oakland Federal Investigator

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A judge Thursday sentenced career criminal Randy Alana to 131 years to life in state prison for brutally strangling his girlfriend, federal public defender investigator Sandra Coke, in Oakland two years […]

06/18/2015

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Oakland To Seek Cold Case Help With Posters, Billboards

The Oakland Police department says it will put up billboards and posters with the faces of homicide victims across the city as part of an initiative to solve cold cases.

06/16/2015

Ayana Dominguez

New Oakland Police Campaign Seeks Witnesses To Help Solve Cold Case Murders, Some Decades Old

Speaking at a news conference in Oakland’s Fruitvale district near the spot where 18-year-old Ayana Dominguez was fatally shot last July 10, Lt. Roland Holmgren said police will begin putting up posters throughout the city on a regular basis seeking the public’s help in solving cold case murders.

06/15/2015

Crime Scene

African Americans Have Made Up More Than Half Of Homicides In San Francisco In 2015

12 of the 23 people killed in San Francisco in 2015 have been African American.

06/11/2015

77-year-old woman in critical condition following attack in Chinatown neighborhood of San Francisco on May 10, 2015. (Photo courtesy of victim's family)

77-Year-Old Woman Dies After Mother’s Day Assault In San Francisco’s Chinatown

A 77-year-old woman died Friday after suffering life-threatening injuries earlier this month when a person struck her in the head multiple times as she got off a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus, police said Friday.

05/22/2015

Brian Jones (Livermore Police Dept.)

Livermore DUI Suspect Charged With Murder In Deaths Of Mother, Baby At Family Gathering

An alleged drunk driver was charged with two counts of murder Thursday for the deaths of a mother and her baby in a crash in Livermore earlier this month.

05/21/2015

Sandra Coke, Randy Alana

Guilty Verdict Reached In Case Of Murdered Oakland Investigator

An Alameda County Superior Court jury has found career criminal Randy Alana guilty of killing his girlfriend in Oakland in 2013.

05/20/2015

31-year-old Kelsey Fourdyce of Oakland was found dead in the Great Star Theater in San Francisco's Chinatown on May 10, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Chinatown Theater Owner Not Facing Charges In Woman’s Death

Police threw Harris Rosenbloom in jail after he called 911 Sunday and said his friend was unconscious inside the Great Star Theater in Chinatown. Kelsey Fourdyce was, in fact, dead. But late Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors announced Rosenbloom, the theater owner, will not face charges.

05/12/2015

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Drug Dealer Who Killed Man Outside Oakland KFC Restaurant Released From Jail After Less Than 3 Years

A convicted drug dealer was released from jail Thursday after serving less than three years for killing a man at a KFC restaurant in August 2012.

05/07/2015

William Schultz

Teen Charged With First-Degree Murder In Stabbing Death Of 9-Year-Old Discovery Bay Boy

Prosecutors Tuesday filed first-degree murder charges against a teen accused of fatally stabbing a 9-year-old boy in Discovery Bay on Sunday morning, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office.

04/28/2015

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