A Concord resident and apparent disgruntled employee who shot at his supervisor and at his neighbor's home last week was charged Monday with eight felony counts including attempted murder, authorities said.
Doran Long Jr., 50, was charged with three counts of attempted murder, two counts of shooting into an inhabited building and three counts of shooting at unoccupied vehicles, Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney Brian Baker said. Read More
A federal trial is beginning for two alleged MS-13 gang members accused in a fatal triple shooting in Daly City in 2009.
Prosecutors say Luis “Killer” Herrera and Danilo “Triste” Velasquez were members of San Francisco’s notorious 20th Street MS-13 clique, which has been accused of multiple murders and other acts of violence.
Herrera and Velasquez were arrested nearly five months after the Feb. 19, 2009, slaying of 21-year-old Moises Frias. Read More
One of the suspects in a shooting in San Leandro after a tattoo party this month that left three people dead and three others wounded was charged Monday with three counts of murder and four counts of willful, premeditated and deliberate attempted murder. Read More
The perils of fruit-selling became all too real for a Haight Street merchant Sunday morning, when a man who absconded with some mangoes pulled an improvised blade, according to police.
The theft took place at about 11:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of Haight Street near Ashbury Street, Park Station police said. Read More
Police have identified three armed robbery suspects who led officers from multiple law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase through two counties early this morning.
Santa Rosa residents Jose Campos, 22, and Javier Campos, 20, were arrested around 2 a.m. on suspicion of armed robbery, possession of a loaded firearm and conspiracy this morning along with Chris Silva, 24, of Visalia, according to a Sonoma County Sheriff's report. Read More
In a city known for diversity it’s no surprise San Francisco police dealt with random assorted crimes this week, cops said. Keith and Hudson streets6:40 p.m. Tuesday Read More
San Jose police Tuesday said the killing of an 18-year-old man on Monday night appears to be gang-related.
The man, who has yet to be identified, died late Monday night after a shooting around 9 p.m. in the 1700 block of Ross Circle, San Jose police Officer Jose Garcia said.
Lt. Alan Cavallo said Tuesday the shooting had "gang undertones." Read More
A jury has rejected prosecutors’ claims that the assault of two Mexican nationals last year was a hate crime by white supremacist skinheads, but local law enforcement officials believe they may have won a more important victory.
Investigators say they now have the names of dozens of members of racist skinhead groups believed to be operating in a city known for tolerance. Read More
A drug bust turns up crack cocaine hidden in a crock pot. A woman chases down a kid spray painting her home in her car. And a stubborn double parker gets his passenger sent back to the colds of Minnesota on a felony warrant – just a few unusual items from this past week, courtesy of San Francisco police. Read More
Think you had a bad day? A man who was robbed at gunpoint near City College of San Francisco on Tuesday later learned his home in the Inner Richmond had been burglarized by the same crooks.
The 41-year-old left the campus around 9:20 p.m. and was walking near the intersection of Gennessee Street and Staples Avenue when two puffy-coat-wearing goons, one armed with a semi-automatic handgun, robbed him, police Officer Albie Esparza said Wednesday. Read More