Knightsen Standoff Hostage Tells Deputies She Feared Being Set AblazeA woman held hostage inside a Knightsen home has told investigators a terrifying tale of being sexually assaulted, tied up with duct tape, dosed with gasoline and threatened with being set on fire during a domestic violence incident that ended in a fatal shootout with deputies.
Police Chief: Slain UPS Hijacking Suspect Was 'An Armed And Desperate Violent Felon'Police describe an armed suspect who was killed by police after stealing a UPS truck and holding the driver hostage as an 'armed and desperate violent felon.'
1 Dead After 3-Hour Standoff With Gunman At SoCal Trader Joe'sA woman was fatally wounded when a gunman being chased by police in Los Angeles fled into a Trader Joe's supermarket.
3 Workers Killed, Gunman Dead in Standoff at Veterans Center in YountvilleThree workers for a program that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage.
SoCal College Pays $28K Ransom After Student Data Is HackedA Los Angeles community college has paid a $28,000 ransom after a hacker took student data hostage.
Guilty Pleas In Deadly Stockton Bank Hostage CaseTwo defendants in the deadly 2014 Stockton Bank of the West robbery that end in rolling gun battle with police and the death of a hostage pleaded guilty Friday after a plea deal removed a possible death sentence.
Trio Of Masked Men Hold Family Hostage, Ransack Home Near San RafaelMarin County sheriff’s deputies are seeking three masked men who entered a home just outside San Rafael early Tuesday morning, forcing family members from their bedrooms as the trio ransacked the home.
3 Armed Men Invade Portola Valley Home, Hold Residents HostageThree armed male suspects allegedly forced their way into a Portola Valley home Thursday night, taking valuables while they held the home’s residents inside a bedroom, according to San Mateo County Sheriff’s officials.
Hostage Taken In San Jose Police Standoff Before Stabbing Suspect ArrestedA man who allegedly stabbed a woman and took another person hostage Monday morning near downtown San Jose was arrested after a five-hour standoff, police said Tuesday.
Fake Hostage Report Gets Fresno County Man ArrestedPolice say a man has been arrested after calling in a fake hostage report east of Sanger.
Second Suspect Arrested, Additional Women Rescued In Oakland KidnappingOakland police said Thursday that they believe the kidnapping of a 14-year-old girl on Wednesday is connected to human sex trafficking and that they've arrested a second suspect in connection with the case.
Sucpect Arrested After 14-Year-Old Kidnapping Victim Rescued In North OaklandPolice are investigating a report of a kidnapping in North Oakland Wednesday morning as possibly connected to human trafficking and forced prostitution, a police spokeswoman said.
San Jose Police ID Suspect, Victim In Deadly Hostage SituationPolice have identified a suspect and victim killed at a home in San Jose's Cambrian neighborhood Monday in a hostage situation that turned into an officer-involved shooting.
Antioch Gas Station Hostage Calls Carjacking Suspect 'A Total Gentleman'A chaotic East Bay crime spree is over after a man accused of carjackings and a hostage ordeal at an Antioch gas station was arrested Wednesday afternoon.
Hostages Released, Suspect In Custody After Antioch Gas Station Standoff With Carjacking SuspectA man who led police on a chase through three East Bay cities released a pair of hostages and was taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol after a standoff at an Antioch gas station Wednesday afternoon.