A Sunnyvale man lunged at SWAT officers with a 12-inch-long kitchen-type knife before he was shot to death Thursday, a police captain said Friday.
What sounded like gunfire has been heard at a home in Sunnyvale where a SWAT standoff was underway with a suspect who told police he had killed someone inside the residence Thursday morning.
SWAT officers could not locate a suspect thought to be barricaded inside a home that was the scene of a home invasion robbery in Fremont Thursday evening, Fremont police said.
A San Jose man who nearly died after exchanging gunfire with police during a standoff in Newark earlier this month was arrested as he remained recovering in a hospital, police said Wednesday.
A massive raid in which about 300 law enforcement officers targeted a gang operating out of the Acorn housing project in West Oakland resulted in the arrest of five suspects on gun and drug charges.
A male parolee and a woman were arrested after a more than six-hour standoff Tuesday that ended when police fired pepper gas through the window of a motel room where the couple had barricaded themselves, a police spokesman said.
There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.
California lawmakers are taking aim at the practice of “swatting,” which has sent police on fake emergency calls to the homes of Tom Cruise and other stars.
A chain-swinging man apparently under the influence of drugs has been subdued by a SWAT team after a nearly five-hour standoff in a gas station convenience store.
Santa Rosa police seized 6 pounds of marijuana and items indicative of selling controlled substances after a 2-month long investigation.