SF Supe Declares Public Health Emergency As Fatal Drug Overdoses SpikeThe day after San Francisco police reported a significant decrease in violent crime, alarming new numbers arose Wednesday about fatal drug overdoses in the city.
Police Find Fentanyl, Meth, Stolen Goods In Car With Couple In San BrunoA transient woman and a Sacramento man were arrested early Tuesday morning after police found them sitting inside a car with suspected narcotics in plain view.
Armed Robbers Strike Palo Alto Safeway Pharmacy, Steal MedicationsPolice are searching for at least three suspects connected to an armed robbery at a Safeway store pharmacy in Palo Alto early Friday morning.
'California Is Fighting Back'; Newsom Wants State To Become Its Own PharmacyCalifornia could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday.
Drugs Found During Traffic Stop May Have Sickened San Jose CHP OfficerA San Jose CHP officer was taken to the hospital after being exposed to some kind of drug during a traffic stop in Campbell, prompting a hazmat investigation Wednesday afternoon.
Alameda-Based Coast Guard Crew Home For Holidays After Massive Cocaine BustsThe crew of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter returned to the Bay Area for the holidays Monday after offloading 18,000 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego.
Violent Pot Ring Leader 'Hitler' Pleads Guilty To Oakland Murder For HireA Louisiana man nicknamed "Hitler" who allegedly ran a violent marijuana trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to multiple conspiracy charges for hiring another man to murder a man in East Oakland in 2016, according to federal prosecutors.
Feds: Fentanyl From San Francisco Tenderloin Led To Deaths Of Santa Rosa Baby, FatherThree people were facing federal charges Wednesday after investigators linked the fentanyl deaths of a father and 13-month-old in Santa Rosa to drug dealers in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, prosecutors said.
Dublin Doctor Indicted For Illegally Prescribing Pain-Killers Including OxycodoneA Dublin doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 14 counts of illegally prescribing pain-killers including Hydrocodone, Alprazolam, and Oxycodone, prosecutors said.
Contra Costa County Norteno Gang Crackdown Ends With 15 ConvictionsA Contra Costa County gang crackdown, launched in 2016 and targeting violent Norteno gang members and their associates, has resulted in 15 individuals being convicted of felony offenses including attempted murder, transporting weapons and selling drugs, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Pregnant Homeless Women Struggle To Find Shelter On Bay Area Streets"Homeless" and "pregnant" are two words that shouldn't go together, but sadly they often do. They describe a portion of the homeless population that is hidden by design.
13 People Arrested After Pittsburg Police Raid RVA raid in Contra Costa County has led 13 arrests and an array of drug and prostitution charges, and police said it was all linked to an RV.
50 Alleged Gang Members Arrested In Stockton-Area Raids Targeting NorteñosState enforcement officials have busted up a major Stockton crime operation tied to the notorious Norteño street gang, arresting 50 people, seizing an arsenal of illegal weapons and 25 pounds of drugs, authorities announced Tuesday.
String Of Stanford Students Report Possible Date Rape DruggingTwo Stanford University students reported being possible victims of the date rape drug over the weekend. The two cases are just a part of a string of reports from students who believed they had become victims of drugging.
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.