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.
The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Los Angeles police say one of the witnesses to the attack of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium on opening day has died.
Vallejo police are asking witnesses of a fatal shooting that occurred on Jan. 21 to come forward, police said.
Barry Bonds’ defense team decided not to call any witnesses in the former slugger’s perjury trial, and instead rested its case just minutes after the judge tossed one of five counts against Bonds.
A police officer who was the first to arrive at the scene of the October 2009 gang rape outside Richmond High School’s homecoming dance testified in a Martinez courtroom Monday morning that he found the victim unconscious under a picnic table.