SFPD: Victim of Officer-Involved Shooting a Suspected Arsonist, Refused To Drop KnifeSan Francisco Police revealed Tuesday that the man officers shot on Market Street last week reportedly committed arson before the shooting and refused to drop a large knife he was wielding while confronting police.
Suspicious Fires At Pleasanton Playgrounds Under Investigation, Cause More Than $75,000 In DamageThe Pleasanton Police Department has launched an investigation to two suspicious fires that burned playground equipment at city parks, including a fire that took place early Friday morning.
Woman Accused Of Faking Assault, Starting Fire At Saratoga Firm To Cover Up EmbezzlementAn employee of a Saratoga real estate investment firm has been arrested and accused in a bizarre plot to embezzle money from her employer, faking an assault and starting a fire to cover her tracks.
Surveillance Video Leads Police To Hollister Man Suspected Of Setting Fires, Slashing Tires DowntownSurveillance video helped lead police to a man suspected of setting a string of fires and slashing car tires in downtown Hollister.
Deputies Arrest Moss Beach Man Suspected of Setting Fire Near Mavericks TrailDeputies arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of starting a 2-acre grass fire after building a large peace sign near Maverick's Beach was arrested Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Arson Suspect Sought After Fire Set At Concord U-Haul FacilityA man suspected of setting fire at a U-Haul truck rental was being sought in Concord, police announced Tuesday.
Brisbane Arson Suspect Sought After Witness Takes Photos, Puts Out FirePolice are looking for a man who set fire to some brush in Brisbane and then fled but not before a witness was able to take pictures of the suspect.
Rohnert Park Police Arrest Woman For Torching Two CarsOfficers from the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety arrested a 37-year-old woman early Thursday morning on suspicion that she set two cars on fire.
Gunfire Erupts At K-8 Private School, 3rd Hate Crime Against SF Armenians In 2 MonthsA shooting at an Armenian school over the weekend in San Francisco has sparked a new hate crime investigation -- the third hate crime against an Armenian establishment in the city within the last two months.
Fairfield Man Arrested For Allegedly Setting JC Penney Store On FireA 54-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly starting a late night Labor Day arson fire inside the JC Penney store located in the Solano Town Center.
Sonoma County Deputies Arrest Alleged Arsonist Who Admitted 'Having a Bad Day'A 37-year-old Healdsburg man who told deputies he was "having a bad day" was arrested Saturday on suspicion of starting a grass fire by Highway 101.
Two Arrested On Contra Costa County Vehicle Arson ChargesContra Costa County Fire Protection District announced Monday the arrests of two arson suspects in unrelated vehicle fires that occurred in Antioch and Martinez late last week.
Dolan Fire In Big Sur More Than Doubles In Size To 6,500 Acres; Arson Suspect ArrestedA large wildfire burning in Big Sur more than doubled in size overnight, according to Monterey County officials.
Police Arrest Woman Suspected Of Setting Fire To Trash Bin Behind Berkeley SynagoguePolice have arrested a woman suspected of setting fire to a trash bin behind a synagogue, in Berkeley.
Sunnyvale Man Accused Of Setting Home On Fire With People InsideAuthorities in Sunnyvale have arrested a man on arson and attempted murder charges for allegedly setting fire to a home with several people inside Wednesday afternoon.