UPDATE: Oakland Officer, Suspect Wounded In Shootout; Suspect Surrenders After Tense Standoff A suspect wounded an Oakland police officer early Wednesday and was also shot by police before barricading himself inside a building, triggering a tense standoff that ended when negotiators convinced him to surrender, authorities said.
UPDATE: Oakland City Council Votes To Hire, Train More Police After Spike in HomicidesIn a 6-to-2 vote, the Oakland City Council voted to increase the number of new police recruits in the face of the city's escalating problems with deadly street violence..
Oakland Police Chief Armstrong Appeals to Public in Wake of City's 100th Homicide; 'We Gotta Do the Work'Police in Oakland were investigating a Monday morning homicide that marked the city's 100th homicide after a deadly week, with OPD's chief expressing frustration over his repeated public appeals to stop the violence.
Surging Gun Violence Leaves Oakland Neighborhood Living On The Edge
2 Suspects Arrested In Livermore Fatal Shooting; Believed To Be Gang-RelatedTwo suspects were arrested over the weekend in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old man at a Motel 6 in Livermore, police said Monday.
3 Suspects Arrested In Gang Slaying Of San Jose Resident Tong NguyenTwo men -- Nathaniel Talivaa and Jenevee Pritchard -- and a juvenile have been arrested in the February gang slaying of Tong Nguyen, San Jose police announced Tuesday.
San Jose Unveils Interactive Online Map Of City Showing Gang Violence 'Hot Spots'The city of San Jose is unveiling a new first of its kind tool for predicting youth and gang violence in specific neighborhoods.
2 Arrested in Connection With Spate of Santa Cruz ShootingsSanta Cruz police arrested two suspects on Thursday who investigators said are connected to a recent uptick in gun violence in the city.
San Jose State Police Officer Assaulted By Alleged Gang Member A San Jose State University police officer was briefly hospitalized after being punched while responding to a disturbance at the campus-run Hammer Theatre.
'Targeted' Freeway Shooting in Oakland Sends 3 Men to HospitalThe CHP says a group of party-goers had hailed an Uber car, when another vehicle pulled alongside them on the freeway and opened fire.
6 Victimized BART Passengers Sue Transit Agency Over Mob Attacks By YouthSix BART passengers who were beaten, threatened or robbed by mobs of young people in three separate incidents in March and April filed a lawsuit Thursday against the transit agency.
5 Injured, 2 Arrested In Russian River Beach BrawlTwo teens have been arrested in connection with a gang-related weekend brawl that injured five people at a beach along the Russian River in Sonoma County.
14 Shot, 2 Critically Wounded, Outside Bakersfield Teen House PartyPeople were hit in the arms, legs and chest. The critically injured are expected to survive.
Man Killed In Half Moon Bay In Apparent Gang Shooting Saturday NightDetectives from the major crimes unit and gang task force personnel are investigating the shooting.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Salinas Early-Morning ShootingPolice in Salinas are investigating a shooting Saturday morning that killed one person and sent another to the hospital.