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Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Trial Begins For Antioch Woman Accused Of Niece’s Torture, Murder

Opening statements began in Martinez Thursday afternoon in the trial of an Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

Authorities recovered more than 60 guns that were taken during a home invasion robbery in Gilroy on February 6, 2011. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Guns Stolen In Violent Gilroy Home Invasion Found

Santa Clara County sheriff’s detectives have recovered stolen firearms in connection with a home invasion robbery in Gilroy three months ago.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011


Biker Gets 100-Plus Years For Lakeport Attack

A biker gang member will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal attack of a Lakeport man during a 2009 marijuana robbery.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011


6 Arrested In Gilroy Man’s Torture, Gun Thefts

Santa Clara County authorities have arrested six people for allegedly breaking into a Gilroy home and torturing the owner before fleeing with a valuable gun collection.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011


Boys Arrested In Santa Rosa School Vandalism, Hamster Torture

Five juveniles have been arrested in connection with a break-in at a school near Santa Rosa on Saturday in which classrooms were vandalized and a hamster was tortured and killed, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said Tuesday morning.


Joseph Naso (L) during his first court appearance in San Rafael. (CBS)

Suspected Bay Area Serial Killer Kept Journal About Tormenting Neighbor

An upstate New York couple was told a man now charged in four cold-case killings sought to torture the woman when they lived in San Francisco 30 years ago.

CBS San Francisco–04/16/2011


Antioch Woman Pleads Insanity In Niece’s Murder

An Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008 entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Martinez Friday.

CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

Anthony Waiters

Man Gets Life Sentence In Tracy Shackled Teen Case

A central California man was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in prison for torturing a boy who said he was burned and beaten while being held captive for more than a year.

CBS San Francisco–02/28/2011

Site of Your Black Muslim Bakery in Oakland. (AP)

Black Muslim Bakery Members Sentenced In Oakland Kidnapping

A half-brother of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison for his role in a May 2007 incident in which a group of bakery associates kidnapped and tortured two women in an effort to get money from them.

CBS San Francisco–02/04/2011

Kyle Ramirez, 18, is escorted by deputies from a San Joaquin County courtroom where he testified in the trial of Anthony Waiters, for the allegedly abduction and false imprisonment of Ramirez, when he was 16-years-old. Waiters, 31, is one of four accused of torturing Ramirez and holding him captive in a Tracy home for more than a year. (AP)

Defense Rests In Tracy Teen Torture Trial

A jury could be closer to determining the fate of a man accused of torturing a teen captive in a Central Valley home for more than a year.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010