Samurai Sword

A man grips a samurai sword. (TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Man Uses Samurai Sword To Kill Home Invasion Robber

A central California homeowner killed a robbery suspect with a samurai sword during a home invasion, according to authorities.


Naked Man Weapons Seized

Sword-Wielding Naked Man Arrested After Standoff With San Jose Police

A man with an assault rifle in his car removed his clothes and brandished a Samurai sword at police in west San Jose for more than two hours before he was arrested while trying to flee, a San Jose police spokesman said.


Marquis Reynolds (SJPD/BCN)

Suspect Identified In San Jose Sword Killing

San Jose resident Marquis Reynolds has been identified by police as the man arrested in connection with San Jose’s 26th homicide of the year, the Monday stabbing of a homeless woman who may have been killed with a samurai-type sword.


Monica Christine McCarrick, mother accused of killing twin toddler daughters in Fairfield.

Mom Ruled Sane In Samurai Sword Killing Of Fairfield Twins

A Fairfield woman faces life in prison without parole when she is sentenced later this summer for killing her twin daughters in their apartment in October 2010.