A woman and her grandson were led out of their burning home early Wednesday morning by a man who was visiting a neighbor, a Santa Rosa fire battalion chief said.
A San Mateo County man has been accused of killing a teenage girl’s poodle by hitting it in the head with a brick because the pet wandered into his yard one too many times, the district attorney said.
A Santa Clara man has been arrested for assaulting a neighbor with a machete-like knife over a noise complaint on Saturday night.
A neighbor helped police interrupt a home invasion robbery and arrest three men in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday night, police said.
An upstate New York couple was told a man now charged in four cold-case killings sought to torture the woman when they lived in San Francisco 30 years ago.