Murder

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Say Woman Killed On Saturday Was Stabbed

Police investigating a killing in Oakland Saturday said the victim’s injury was the result of a stab wound.

03/08/2015

14-year-old Davon Ellis of Oakland was fatally shot on February 28, 2015. (GoFundMe)

Person Of Interest Detained In 14-Year-Old Oakland Boy’s Shooting Death

A person of interest has been identified in connection with the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Oakland last Saturday, police Chief Sean Whent said Thursday.

03/05/2015

Cody Nicosia (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Killer Gets Life With No Parole For Castro Valley Woman’s Murder Committed 4 Months After HS Graduation

After he apologized for his actions, a 20-year-old Hayward man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his murder and arson convictions for the strangulation death of a Castro Valley woman whose home was also set on fire.

03/05/2015

People hug at a public memorial service on the Day of Mourning and Reflection for the victims of a killing spree at University of California, Santa Barbara on May 27, 2014. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Santa Barbara Killing Rampage Could Have Been Prevented, Victims’ Families Claim In New Lawsuit

Families and friends of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara believe it could have been prevented.

03/04/2015

(Gilroy Police Dept.)

Police Looking For Girl Seen Smiling On Surveillance Video While Using Dead Gilroy Man’s Credit Card

Police say a teenager is still at large and two suspects are behind bars in the deadly beating of a Gilroy man at his home last month.

03/04/2015

Marcus West Jr. (CBS)

Oakland City Councilman Threatens To Quit Over City’s Violence After Latest Homicide

A city councilman is threatening to quit over violence in his city after a 21-year-old father was killed as he left for work from his Oakland hills home Tuesday morning.
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid said he feels like a failure after making a promise nearly two decades ago to his constituents that he would make Oakland a place where they could raise a family.

03/03/2015

(L-R) Victor Silva, Stephanie Hill (La Paz County, AZ Sheriff's Office/Clearwater, FL Police Dept.)

Suspected Killer Of Elderly Sonoma County Woman Faces New Murder Charge Over Death Of 2nd Suspect

The main suspect in the murder of an 84-year old woman in Sonoma County now faces a new charge of murder in Arizona, KPIX 5 has learned.

03/03/2015

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

Family Of Sierra LaMar Calling Off Weekly Searches For Missing Teen After 3 Years

The family of a South Bay teenager who has been missing for almost three years, said it has decided to call off the weekly searches after exhausting all viable places where she might be.

03/02/2015

Police Sirens

2 Suspects In Penngrove Woman’s Murder Lead Police On Deadly Chase

Two suspects in the murder of a Penngrove woman lead authorities on a pursuit from Riverside County to Arizona that turned deadly on Saturday, a Sonoma County sheriff’s spokeswoman said Sunday.

03/01/2015

Olga Dinelli

84-Year-Old Woman’s Brutal, Mysterious Murder Shocks Bay Area Small Town

An 84-year-old woman was found dead, her childhood home ransacked, and her killers took off with the very clue that could put police on their trail.

02/27/2015

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