Oakland police are looking for a 14-year-old boy who is suspected of committing two sexual assaults and robberies over the past week.Brionn Glasper has been described as an African American male, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 110 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Police say Glasper is a suspect in two sexual assaults and robberies that took place on Jan. 6 and 12. Read More
A man crossing the street in San Rafael on Saturday night was struck and killed by a 90-year-old driver, police said.The pedestrian, a 49-year-old San Rafael resident, was crossing Second Street at G Street when he was hit by a Saab traveling eastbound on Second Street at about 9:35 p.m., according to the San Rafael Police Department.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the Saab, a San Rafael woman, had been returning home from a visit with family, police said. Read More
A 42-year-old man was fatally shot by a Santa Clara police officer during a DUI investigation on Saturday night.The suspect, a Santa Clara man, was pulled over by a uniformed officer in the 2400 block of Karen Drive at about 9:45 p.m., according to Santa Clara police.During the stop, the man became uncooperative and the officer requested assistance, police said.Before additional officers arrived at the scene, the man apparently reached for a revolver in his vehicle, according to police. Read More
Coast Guard boats and helicopters are combing the Bay for a man who reportedly jumped into the chilly waters from Fort Mason Wednesday night.The Coast Guard received reports that a man may have leapt off a Fort Mason pier after having an “aggravating” phone conversation at around 10 p.m., Lt. William Hanzlik said. Read More
For young people who are in the United States illegally, higher education can seem like an impossibly expensive goal. While undocumented students who graduate from California high schools can attend the state’s public colleges, they don’t qualify for the federal student loans and grants that help many low-income students pay the bills.But with the first phase of the California Dream Act taking effect this month, these students now have access to a pre-existing source of tuition money. Read More
A former photographer accused of killing four Northern California women with matching initials in the 1970s and 1990s defended disturbing pictures of women that were found in his Nevada home, saying they were created for magazines that featured such work.The comments by Joseph Naso, 78, came during a preliminary hearing Tuesday in his murder trial. Naso has pleaded not guilty to the murders and is representing himself in what will likely be a death penalty case. Read More
Some southbound passengers using Caltrain this morning are experiencing 10- to 25-minute delays during their commute.The delays started at 8 a.m. and are affecting the No. 210 and No. 312 trains, which both carry passengers to San Jose. The No. 210 train is experiencing 25-minute delays, and the No. 312 train has been set back 10 minutes. The delays were caused by trackway problems, according to an alert posted on the region’s Transit 511 website. Read More
A man was beaten on a Muni bus by three apparently more stylish thugs who were making fun of his hat.
But a witness told a cop that the funny hat man threw the first punch during the Wednesday spat.
The beating occurred in the 300 block of Reposa Way, near Miraloma Park neighborhood, about 2:35 p.m. Read More
A driver was cited for threatening a San Francisco parking control officer with a baseball bat Wednesday, police said.
The man reportedly went bat-crazy because the PCO was placing a "boot" on his car.
The incident occurred in the 2100 block of 15th Avenue around 12:20 p.m., police said.
When officers arrived, the owner claimed he was simply fetching his baseball equipment from the car. But a witness heard the threats, leading to the citation.
No one was injured.
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A Petaluma man who eluded police on New Year's Eve was arrested in San Francisco Wednesday night as he was about to board a bus to Arizona.
A sheriff's deputy tried to stop the driver of a Honda for a traffic violation around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Sgt. Mike Raasch said.
The car sped off and pulled into a driveway in the 2600 block of Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa. Connor Woods, 21, threw a backpack out the left rear door of the Honda, which was driven by someone else, and fled the vehicle, Raasch said. Read More