Despite s slowdown in violent crime over the last year or more, Oakland remains the most violent city in California, according to the latest numbers from the feds.
A former Walnut Creek police officer was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation with the possibility of electronic home detention two months after donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond in August.
The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Friday arrested a man in connection with a stabbing in Big Sur.
Officers responded Friday evening to a shooting in the 1100 block of Laurel Ave. and found Mark Madden, of Fremont, suffering from gunshot wounds.
Watsonville police are investigating a stabbing Sunday morning that sent a man to the hospital.
A spike in violent crime has San Francisco police on their toes, and put community members on edge in one neighborhood.
Officers responded around 12:15 a.m. to several reports of shots fired in the 800 block of Bennett Valley Road near Grand Avenue and a vehicle leaving the area afterward.
Police said they saw several people trying to drag the victim’s body into his apartment, but the people ran away when they saw officers arriving.
Police in Salinas are looking for the suspects in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man on Friday evening.
A San Francisco woman allegedly stabbed a man to death during an argument Friday morning, according to police.