State AG Bonta Applauds Proposed Change to ATF Policy with Ghost GunsCalifornia Attorney General Rob Bonta on Thursday voiced his support of a proposed rule change by the ATF that would clarify the agency's definition of what qualifies as a firearm to include ghost-gun kits.
San Jose Shooting: Chalkboards Spring Up Filled With Messages Of Love For VTA Victims Across the San Francisco Bay Area, chalkboards appeared in neighborhoods over the weekend where residents left messages of love and support for the nine Valley Transit Authority workers killed last week in a workplace mass shooting.
San Jose Shooting: Gunman Samuel Cassidy Left Ammo-Filled Pot Simmering On Stove To Ignite House FireAn arson blaze at the home of VTA railway shooter Samuel Cassidy was triggered by a pot of ammunition left slow-cooking on his stove and a kitchen sprayed with accelerants, authorities said as they wrapped up the fire investigation Friday.
San Jose Shooting: Huge Arsenal of Weapons, Molotov Cocktails Cleared From VTA Shooter’s HomeAuthorities cleared out a massive cache of weapons, ammunition and explosives from the home of VTA shooter Samuel Cassidy Friday afternoon and finally reopened the neighborhood for area residents.
San Jose Mass Shooting: Search For Evidence at VTA Shooter's Home ContinuesAs the investigation at the San Jose home of VTA shooter Samuel Cassidy stretched into its second day Thursday, with many nearby neighbors still wondering when they would be able to return home.
Biden Announces Executive Actions to Curb Gun Violence 'Epidemic'President Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence.
Contra Costa County Sheriff Confirms New Arrests In Orinda Halloween ShootingTwo more people have been arrested by federal agents in connection with the investigation into a shooting at a Halloween party in Orinda that killed five people and wounded nine more.
ATF Links Guns Seized During New Orinda Shooting Arrests Linked To Multiple ShootingsThe San Francisco division of the ATF announced Thursday that guns seized during raids connected to the Orinda Halloween mass shooting have been linked to other Bay Area shootings.
Two Dozen Arrested In Massive San Mateo County Gun And Drug BustOver two dozen suspects were arrested and more than 130 firearms, 39 pounds of methamphetamine, and about 20 pounds of marijuana were seized in a huge San Mateo County bust led by the ATF this week.
ATF Joins Investigation Into Fire At Oakland Residential Construction SiteAgents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms have joined the investigation after a fire broke out at a residential construction site in North Oakland late Thursday night.
ATF Agent Testifying In Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Trial Found No Evidence Of Molotov CocktailA special agent with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives testified Thursday that investigators didn’t find any evidence that an explosion caused the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland in 2016 that killed 36 people.
Several Stolen Guns Found In Vallejo From Slew Of Nevada BurglariesSeveral stolen firearms were recovered in Vallejo by law enforcement, trafficked from Nevada following a slew of gun store burglaries. The firearms were found in the possession of gang members.
Property Stolen From ATF Agent's Car Near Federal Courthouse In OaklandAuthorities are investigating another car break-in involving a law enforcement vehicle that happened in Oakland. This time the victim an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.
Suspect Arrested In Oakland Construction Project Arson FireA suspect has been arrested in one of the nine arson fires that have damaged or destroyed housing projects under construction in Oakland and other East Bay cities since 2012
Second Suspicious Package Found At Burlingame Postal FacilityFederal authorities confirmed Friday that they are investigating a second suspicious package addressed to billionaire activist Tom Steyer discovered at a Burlingame postal facility.