A man accused of slaying of a retired San Francisco Bay area schoolteacher attempted an escape from jail by trying to carve his way out of a cell window, Contra Costa County prosecutors said.
Prosecutors in Stockton have charged a suspect in a bank robbery with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder of police officers in a shootout.
Police in Salinas are looking for the suspects in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man on Friday evening.
A San Francisco woman allegedly stabbed a man to death during an argument Friday morning, according to police.
San Francisco’s city attorney is recommending the city approve a $3.5 million settlement with a man who spent 18 years in prison for a double slaying before a judge ruled he was wrongly convicted.
More than two years after Sierra LaMar went missing, court documents were released showing what investigators said they discovered — evidence that may link the suspect to the Morgan Hill teenager.
A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.
Antioch police are investigating a shooting that killed a Pittsburg man and critically wounded an Antioch resident Tuesday afternoon.
A 66-year-old ex-felon pleaded no contest today to second-degree murder for killing a 13-year-old Oakland girl 40 years ago.
Police are looking for a man suspected of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in Salinas Saturday morning.