Witness

(Clockwise from upper left) Paula Baxter, Tanya Marie Blackwell, Carol Lee Booth, Michelle Mitchell, Denise Lamp, Veronica Cascio (FBI)

FBI Seeking Possible Witness To Gypsy Hill Murders On Peninsula

The agency says they have received information into a possible witness to the string or murders on the Peninsula in the first four months of 1976.

07/04/2014

A woman wearing headphones was killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro Monday, despite warnings from witnesses. (CBS)

Teen Wearing Headphones Killed By Amtrak Train In San Leandro Despite Warning From Witness

An 18-year-old woman who was wearing headphones was killed Monday evening when she was struck by an Amtrak train in the vicinity of Hesperian Boulevard and Springlake Drive in San Leandro, police said.

05/19/2014

Raveesh Kumra was killed during a home invasion robbery in his Monte Sereno home on November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Former Prostitute Implicates Herself, Brother In Plan To Rob Monte Sereno Man Killed In Home Invasion

A former prostitute who has agreed to be a prosecution witness in the murder of a wealthy Monte Sereno man Thursday implicated her brother and herself in a plan to rob the victim, who was asphyxiated during the home invasion in 2012.

05/08/2014

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Children Who View Domestic Abuse More Likely To Bully, Fight, Lie, Cheat

A growing body of research shows that children don’t have to be abused themselves to suffer the consequences of domestic violence.

04/10/2014

Antioch Police

Shorthanded Antioch Police Ask Mail Carriers, Garbage Collectors To Help Spot Crime

The Bay Area News Group reports that employees of the local trash collector, Republic Services Inc., as well as U.S. Postal Service employees have been given tips on how to act as effective witnesses to crimes. The program, dubbed “We’re Looking Out For You” aims to add some experience eyeballs looking out for the city’s 105,000 residents.

06/10/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland Violence

The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.

07/13/2012

Lesbian Wedding

Former Prop. 8 Trial Witness Says He Now Supports Same-Sex Marriage

The chief witness in favor of California’s same-sex marriage ban at a landmark federal trial in San Francisco two years ago announced today he has changed his position.

06/22/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Women Recall Brutal Attack On Giants Fan Bryan Stow

Three women who were in Dodger Stadium during a brutal attack on a Giants fan gave graphic accounts Thursday of the chaotic scene in a parking lot where the man was chased, punched, kicked and left with brain damage.

05/31/2012

Caramad Conley

Man Wrongfully Convicted In SF Double Murder Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

A man who served 18 years in prison for a San Francisco double murder he didn’t commit has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city.

02/01/2012

Prison bars, generic, crime

Police Lineup Flaws Put California Man In Prison For Decades

Police lineups are a staple of TV crime shows. Detectives watch as a witness tries to identify the suspect. But witnesses can, and do, make mistakes. Yet critics say many police departments are not doing what it takes to prevent them.

11/02/2011

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