Key Figure In Manson Murders Denied ParoleParole has been denied for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly five decades ago.
Oakland Man Convicted Of Murdering Best Friend During LSD Camping TripAn Oakland man has been convicted of first-degree murder and arson for stabbing a man to death at a campground in the Plumas National Forest.
74-Year-Old Found Dead In Cupertino Home; Woman Arrested For MurderA Los Gatos woman was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of the murder of a 74-year-old woman who was found dead in her Cupertino home about 12 hours earlier.
1 Dead, 1 Injured In Shooting At Sunnyvale Strip MallAn altercation in the parking lot of a Sunnyvale strip mall early Thursday morning lead to a shooting, which left one man dead and another in critical condition, police said.
2 Men To Face Murder Trial For Death Of 18-Year-Old Oakland WomanTwo men ordered to stand trial on murder charge for the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old woman in Oakland's Fruitvale district in July 2014.
Man Convicted Of Murdering Sierra LaMar Gets Life In Prison Without ParoleA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has imposed a sentence of life in prison without parole to Antolin Garcia-Torres, convicted last month of the first-degree murder of missing teen Sierra LaMar in 2012 and the attempted kidnappings of three women in 2009.
Emotions Erupt At SF JewelryMart Slayings TrialSurveillance video of a brutal shooting and stabbing in the San Francisco Gift Center & JewelryMart that left two women dead and a storeowner seriously injured in 2013 drew gasps and quiet sobs from a packed courtroom Thursday morning.
Fear Grips SF Bernal Heights Neighborhood After Park SlayingFamily, friends and neighbors packed a community meeting Wednesday night voicing fears, anger and grief in the wake of a father of four being stabbed to death in a San Francisco Bernal Heights neighborhood park.
Closing Arguments Wrap In Sierra LaMar Trial Penalty Phase A Santa Clara County prosecutor seeking the death penalty for the convicted murderer of missing teen Sierra LaMar called on jurors Tuesday in his closing argument of the penalty phase of the trial to avenge the girl's suffering.
Napa Mom, Boyfriend Convicted Of Torture Death Of Young DaughterA Napa mother and her boyfriend was convicted Monday of the gruesome torture murder and assault of her 3-year-old daughter at a Napa motel in 2014.
San Francisco Bernal Heights Park Stabbing Victim IdentifiedA man found stabbed to death Thursday morning in a San Francisco park was identified Friday as Giovanny Alvarez, 33, of San Francisco, according to the city medical examiner's office.
SF Toddler Still Missing 18 Months After Mother's MurderWith the U.S. Department of Justice and many law enforcement agencies observing National Missing Children's Day on Thursday, KPIX 5 looked into the disappearance of a little Bay Area girl who vanished 18 months ago when her mother was found dead.