Violent Inmates Have Been Fighting California Fires Since 1990s, Officials SayCalifornia corrections officials say that nearly 40 percent of the state's inmate firefighters have previous convictions for violent offenses.
12-Hour SWAT Standoff In Morgan Hill Ends With ArrestPolice arrested a man after a 12-hour standoff at a Morgan Hill home Wednesday morning.
2 Moms With Strollers Attacked On Popular San Rafael Trail; Predator Warning IssuedSan Rafael police are warning the public that a violent sexual predator may be in the area after two recent attacks on women in the city.
Oakland Dubbed 2nd Most Dangerous City In The United StatesDespite 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.
Transient Pair Arrested In El Cerrito Home Evasion, Violent Beating Of Elderly Married CouplePolice arrested a man and a woman Tuesday in connection with a home invasion and severe beating of an elderly couple in El Cerrito last month.
Homeless Woman Arrested In Connection To Violent Berkeley AssaultAn appeal to the public paid off for Berkeley police who arrested a homeless woman on Saturday for a violent unprovoked attack on an elderly woman in downtown last month.
Kids' Toy Guns & Violent Video Games Exchange For Ice Cream Planned In Marin CountyThe Marin County District Attorney's Office, Ben & Jerry's ice cream and the Center for Domestic Peace are holding a toy gun and violent video exchange during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
California On Track To Become First State To Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense In CourtroomsCalifornia could soon become the first state to ban the "gay panic" defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In RichmondRichmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It's a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that's turned into a Bay Area success story.
Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For 'Lurid, Sexualized' Cover Of Transgender WomenScience Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out.
3 Stabbed, 2 Seriously Injured Following Violent Neighborhood Brawl In San JoseThe San Jose Police Department responded to a neighborhood brawl Thursday night that seriously injured five people on the city's east side.
4 Shot Dead In Violent San Francisco Holiday WeekendSan Francisco police are investigating four fatal shootings that have occurred in the city since the Fourth of July.