Murder

Police Investigation

Man Shot Dead Friday Night Outside Union City Bar, 2 Suspects Arrested

A 33-year-old man was shot to death in the parking lot of a Union City nightclub Friday night.

03/28/2015

Teofilo Medina Jr. (California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Multiple Murderer Dies Of Natural Causes After 28 Years On California’s Death Row

A man who was on death row for killing three store clerks during a robbery spree three decades ago in Southern California has died of natural causes at a prison hospital in Vacaville, according to the state’s Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

03/23/2015

(Getty Images)

Woman’s Body, Animal Remains Found Burned In Converted Squaw Valley Barn

A charred woman’s body and burned animal remains were found in a barn that burned in Central California over the weekend.

03/23/2015

Filip Handl. (Campbell Police Department)

Woman Run Over In Campbell Driveway, Stepfather Accused Of Murder, DUI

A 60-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of murder in a suspected DUI-related collision where his stepdaughter died after a pickup truck drove over her on a driveway in Campbell, police said.

03/20/2015

Palo Alto Shooting Investigation

2 Men Found Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide At Palo Alto Senior Housing Complex

Two people were found dead Thursday afternoon at Alta Torre Apartments, a senior housing complex on Fabian Way in Palo Alto.

03/19/2015

Laurie London’s body was found burned in an orchard in Central California. (CBS Sacramento)

Young Mother’s Body Found Burned Near Modesto Orchard; Killer At Large

A woman whose body was found burned near a Modesto orchard has been identified, but police aren’t sure if she actually died there.

03/19/2015

(CBS SF)

Winemaker, Investor Dead At Napa County Vineyard In Apparent Murder-Suicide

A meeting over pending civil litigation between two businessmen spun out of control south of Yountville on Monday with a vintner shooting and killing his former investor and then killing himself after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies.

03/17/2015

Robert Durst and Susan Berman. (Source: CBS/48 Hours)

Real Estate Heir Robert Durst Charged With Murder Of Former KPIX 5 Producer, May Face Death Penalty

Los Angeles prosecutors have filed a murder charge against real estate heir Robert Durst that could carry the death penalty.

03/16/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

3 More Arrests In Daytime Shooting Death Of Oakland Mother Killed Protecting Her Children

Oakland police say they’ve made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother who died protecting her young children in a crossfire last week.

03/16/2015

Robert Durst and Susan Berman. (Source: CBS/48 Hours)

Eccentric Millionaire Arrested On Murder Warrant Linked To Former KPIX Producer’s Death

The arrest of Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, came on Sunday just before the finale in an HBO show about his life in which he said he “killed them all.”

03/15/2015

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