A bill requiring new smartphones sold in California to have the so-called ‘kill switch’ anti-theft technology was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Two victims were taken on a terrifying ride after they were kidnapped, robbed and shot at in Martinez on Wednesday night.
Four suspects have been arrested for a strong-armed robbery in East Oakland last week, police said Wednesday.
Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.
A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.
A man who was dubbed the “Chrome Revolver Bandit” after a series of 14 armed robberies in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties was sentenced Friday to more than 800 years in prison.
A man held up a bank in downtown San Francisco Thursday afternoon, police said.
A man who made the acquaintance of his victim just before robbing him in Palo Alto on Wednesday night remains at large, police said.
Police say two robbers used duct tape to tie up an unsuspecting grandmother who was babysitting before ransacking her family home.
A stolen city maintenance truck was used by burglars to smash their way into a pro shop at an Oakland golf course twice in the same day.