A 20-year-old Hayward man was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and arson for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.
Fremont police have ruled the death of a 24-year-old Newark man early Sunday morning a homicide, police said.
Homicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city’s Mission District last September.
An Oakland teenager charged with the killing of a woman told investigators he and a friend killed her because she wouldn’t leave the house so they could rob it.
A murder victim’s family is desperate to find the killers who left a wife without her husband and two children without their father.
A man died trying to protect his mother from robbers in San Francisco.
A man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.
Police detained a possible homicide suspect in the area of Buena Vista Elementary School, canceling the lockdown of two schools.
As mourners gathered Monday to remember four men fatally shot in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley last week, someone posted racially-insensitive notes on people’s cars disparaging the victims.
A man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 26 years to life in state prison for fatally stabbing a 14-year-old high school classmate in Pleasanton more than 30 years ago.