Witness: Alex Nieto's Hands In Pockets When Fatally Shot By SFPDA musician who was jogging with his dog in a San Francisco park when 28-year-old Alex Nieto was fatally shot by police testified in federal court Thursday that he never saw the man point anything at the officers.
Walnut Creek Police Seeking Witnesses To Fight At Mel's DinerPolice are seeking witnesses to a battery incident that happened last week in Walnut Creek and resulted in one person being hospitalized and another being arrested.
FBI Seeking Possible Witness To Gypsy Hill Murders On PeninsulaThe 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.
Teen Wearing Headphones Killed By Amtrak Train In San Leandro Despite Warning From WitnessAn 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.
Former Prostitute Implicates Herself, Brother In Plan To Rob Monte Sereno Man Killed In Home InvasionA 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.
Children Who View Domestic Abuse More Likely To Bully, Fight, Lie, CheatA growing body of research shows that children don’t have to be abused themselves to suffer the consequences of domestic violence.
Shorthanded Antioch Police Ask Mail Carriers, Garbage Collectors To Help Spot CrimeThe 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.
Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland ViolenceThe head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
Former Prop. 8 Trial Witness Says He Now Supports Same-Sex MarriageThe 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.
Women Recall Brutal Attack On Giants Fan Bryan StowThree 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.
Man Wrongfully Convicted In SF Double Murder Files Civil Rights LawsuitA 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 Lineup Flaws Put California Man In Prison For DecadesPolice 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.