Posts Tagged ‘crime’
Scam artists posing as police officers are lying about arrest warrants and demanding money.
CITY HALL — The Board of Supervisors unanimously backed a “ban-the-box” ordinance Tuesday.
Thousands lined the streets of San Francisco to watch five-year-old cancer patient Miles Scott live out a dream.
The murder rate in the United States remains higher than in virtually all other developed countries.
Police hope surveillance photos will help them find the robbers of a Tiffany & Co. jewelry store.
Dozens of law enforcement officials scouring an open space area near Oakland’s Merritt College turned up nothing.
Law enforcement officials plan a fresh search Saturday for 22-month-old Daphne Webb, missing more than six weeks.
A 53-year-old San Mateo man is being held without bail after police say he stabbed his elderly mother.
How much of a dent Eric Holder’s policy shift will make in the prison population remains unclear.
The mother of a teen gunned down outside the family’s San Francisco home seven years ago isn’t giving up her search.
A 22-year-old man is in serious trouble with the law after authorities say they seized hundreds of marijuana plants.
Police say a woman walked up to a stopped car, opened the door and threw liquid on the driver before zapping him.
A 21-year-old man was arrested after a bizarre incident involving the drowning of a pit bull at the Fairfield Civic Center.
We’re still scratching our heads over why someone would go so far as to vandalize the brand-new Clement Street parklet.
Police say a man was fatally shot after he charged officers following a standoff outside a Sunnyvale home.
The “High Jumper Bandits” and the “Up Close Bandit” have combined to rob a half-dozen banks in San Francisco.
The “world’s largest” recycler of metals and electronics just got caught in a multi-million undercover sting.
Police say Christopher Porter-Bailey was caught on tape kicking a woman in the head after she had just been robbed.
17 accused pimps were arrested in the Bay Area. Only Detroit — with 18 — had more arrests.
Fremont police are looking for a suspect with a tattooed face who allegedly terrorized a Fremont family Thursday night.
A man is under arrest after the Coast Guard says he sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge after refusing to allow his boat to be boarded.
A new report shows bicycle thefts outpace even iPhone thefts in San Francisco by a three to one margin.
Oakland police are asking for the public’s help as the search continues for 21-month-old Daphne Webb.
Police are crediting a neighbor’s call in stopping the theft of thousands of dollars worth of construction equipment.
Police say a swindler with a socket wrench targeted Toyota drivers with a car repair scam in downtown San Leandro.
FBI agents on Tuesday arrested Bruce Lee Marshall, who had been on their most-wanted list since being indicted in May.
A Santa Cruz woman who admitted to cheating investors out of more than $3 million was sentenced to 37 months in prison.
A woman who died after being stabbed “numerous times” was able to tell police who stabbed her before she succumbed.
A 19-year-old who tried to rob a federal agent is facing years behind bars after being convicted of robbery and other charges.
Police in three Peninsula cities are asking for the public’s help to locate a burglary suspect who eluded cops after a chase.
With robberies on the rise across Oakland, police have mobilized a high-tech tool on wheels to fight crime.
The “landlords from hell” pleaded guilty to charges they terrorized tenants they wanted out of their SoMa apartment building.
A former executive with The Wine Tasting Network is a wanted man after he failed to show up in federal court Monday.
Richard Ramirez was ill with B-cell lymphoma, hepatitis C and other “significant conditions” when he died earlier this month.
A program to get garbage collectors and U.S. Postal workers to help reduce crime is getting national attention.
San Jose police say they have “no immediate plans” to ask for help from the CHP or other outside agencies.