Marin County DA Asks State Legislature To Strengthen Laws For Altered Replica WeaponsMarin County's district attorney said he wants the state to strengthen laws that address people who disguise replica guns and rifles to look like the real ones—an effort resulting from the recent confrontation between sheriff’s deputies and a 12-year-old boy.
Report Of Shooting In Santa Rosa Leads To 7 Arrested On Drug ChargesA report about a shooting led to the arrests of seven people on drug charges at a west Santa Rosa residence late Monday morning.
Gov. Brown Signs California Gun Restriction Law, First In The CountryCalifornia will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.
Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff's Offices The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.
Group Opposed To Equipping Berkeley Police Officers With Taser Guns Hosting Forum ThursdayAs Berkeley plans a study on potentially equipping police officers with Tasers, a coalition opposed to the use of the stun guns is holding a forum Thursday night to discuss the topic.
Sonoma Valley Teen 'Gunsmith' Arrested On Weapons ChargesA 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.
Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime CrackdownPolice arrested 11 people -- including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week -- during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.
Weapons Technology Firm Uses Google Glass To Allow Shooters To Aim, Fire Around CornersA Texas-based company that makes precision-guided firearms and weapons technology has unveiled a prototype system that uses Google Glass to allow shooters to aim and fire around corners or behind objects providing cover.
Elderly Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Daly City Medical Center ShootingAn elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical Center Wednesday was arraigned in a Redwood City courtroom Friday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
Silicon Valley Drug Bust Shows Strong Ties To Mexican CartelsA multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.
2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa RosaTwo suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.
49ers' Aldon Smith, Chris Culliver Scheduled For Hearings In Separate Criminal CasesHearings on unrelated felony criminal cases against San Francisco 49ers players Aldon Smith and Christopher Culliver are set to take place Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, prosecutors said.
State Sen. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not GuiltySuspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.
Facebook, Instagram To Delete Posts Offering Illegal Gun SalesUnder pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
California Challenges Concealed Weapons RulingCalifornia's attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County's concealed weapons restrictions.