An Army official said this week there was not enough evidence to proceed with a rape prosecution against the man who killed two Santa Cruz police officers, fueling the debate over how the military investigates sex crimes.
Sen. Barbara Boxer questioned Wednesday whether the military erred when it dropped rape charges and discharged a soldier who later shot and killed two police detectives in Santa Cruz.
A Peninsula congresswoman has called for an investigation into the Army’s dropped rape charges against a man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers.
Fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner hid in a mountain condominium as a door-to-door manhunt took place outside and, after he finally made his break, apparently killed himself with a gunshot to the head amid a fiery battle with police.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff maintained Wednesday that his deputies did not intentionally burn down the mountain cabin where a wanted former LAPD police officer is thought to have died.
It now turns out that as police searched the Big Bear Lake area of California for days, fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner was hiding in a vacation cabin across the street from their command post.
Christopher Dorner, the former police officer who was suspected of killing four people and was the subject of an intense statewide manhunt, has died after being barricaded in a cabin that was later engulfed in flames, CBS News has learned from law enforcement sources.
A California widow who eluded capture after firing a shot at a police officer during a car chase last month has been wounded during her weekend arrest.
Police are looking for two armed men who got into a shootout with the owner of a jewelry store during an attempted robbery this morning, police said.
A 26-year-old San Jose man charged in connection with a series of violent crimes last weekend, including opening fire on a police officer, remains in custody after making his first court appearance.