For 179 days, San Francisco was gripped in fear over a crime wave involving random killings on the streets.
An Alameda man who insists he just wanted to end his wife’s suffering is in jail Wednesday night accused of fatally shooting her, and neighbors insist it was not a murder but a mercy killing.
Prosecutors filed murder charges Tuesday against two Utah residents in the slayings of two Northern California sheriff’s deputies during a shooting rampage that also left a motorist and third deputy wounded.
A 20-year-old defendant charged as an accomplice in the brutal 2011 murder of a Concord woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and sentenced to time served and was set to be released from prison Tuesday.
Three Santa Rosa teens were arrested in Mexico on Monday morning in connection with a Windsor shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy and injured three others during a birthday party in June, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Police said Monday they arrested two brothers in connection with the stabbing death of a man last month in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Police were offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of the person who shot and killed a neighborhood chef in North Oakland Sunday as he was wrapping up a day of selling barbecue with his fiancée.
A man has been charged with murder for a shooting earlier this month outside a downtown Oakland nightclub, prosecutors said Monday.
Police have identified a man who was arrested on suspicion of killing his father with a sledgehammer at their east Santa Rosa home late Sunday night as 33-year-old Angelo Michael Lancaster.
A woman who was shot in San Francisco’s South of Market last Friday by a man who then took his own life succumbed to her injuries on Monday, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.