Deputies used a Taser to subdue a man who was armed with a knife in the lobby of Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.
A San Francisco woman tells the blog Haighteration that she was waiting for the bus near Divisadero and Haight St. when a man demanding her phone attacked her and shot her in the face multiple times with a stun gun.
The man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Officers in Petaluma had to use a Taser early Monday to subdue and arrest a man who led police on a 100 mph chase after they attempted to stop a pickup truck identified as stolen, a sergeant said Tuesday.
A man was shocked with a stun gun during a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Mission District early Sunday morning, police said Tuesday.
A man was shocked with a stun-gun during a robbery in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood on Saturday night, police said Tuesday.
Auto thieves used a stun gun to subdue a motorist during a Northern California carjacking.
San Jose State University police used a Taser and pepper spray to subdue an allegedly aggressive student who was wandering around a residence hall on campus on Monday night, possibly under the influence of drugs, university officials said.
A Peninsula congresswoman wants an independent investigator to determine whether a federal park ranger used excessive force when she used a stun gun on a man walking his dogs.
A park spokesman said a man walking his dogs in San Mateo County was hit with a stun gun only after it “developed into a more serious law enforcement situation.”