An off-duty police officer is dead and a state highway worker was hospitalized after a big-rig slammed into stopped traffic on a Central California highway.
A San Jose police officer whose son accidentally shot and killed himself with his father’s gun will not face criminal charges, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.
The disgraced former police officer in Pleasant Hill’s sensational “Dirty DUIs” and stolen drugs scandal has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
A San Leandro man wanted for a number of sex crimes turned himself in on Monday after eluding police over the weekend, injuring one officer as he made his getaway, police said Tuesday.
Police in Pleasanton were seeking help in finding a man who impersonated a police officer, pulled over a driver then kidnapped and sexually assaulted her last month.
Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired Joseph Wambaugh’s true-life crime novel “The Onion Field,” has died in a Vacaville prison. He was 79.
A man who allegedly shot at a Benicia police officer after fleeing from a traffic stop and leading officers on a chase was arrested Sunday.
The three-year-old son of a San Jose police officer was shot and killed in Gilroy Thursday evening, according to police.
A suspect was hospitalized late Sunday night after a police officer shot him during a confrontation in the backyard of a Napa home, police said early Monday morning.
A police officer opened fire on a gunman after responding to a silent alarm at a bar in San Jose Sunday night, according to police.