A gun-toting goon stole a man’s TV set from his home among other crimes this weekend. 100 block of Jerrold Avenue4 p.m. MondayA gun-toting goon stole a 42-inch flatscreen TV from a 76-year-old man’s house, cops said. The victim — who suffers from dementia — inadvertently left his front door open. He heard a noise and when he went to investigate he saw a man holding his TV. The crook pointed a gun at the victim and fled the scene in a black four-door Ford. Read More
Oakland police are urging Craigslist users trying to buy or sell merchandise to use caution after a string of armed robberies originating on the popular website.
Police said that robbers would either create a Craigslist posting advertising the sale of merchandise or respond to users selling merchandise and rob the victim when they arrived to complete the transaction. Read More
One San Francisco 49ers fans was critically injured and another wounded Saturday outside a Georgia restaurant by a New Orleans Saints fan who was angered by their cheering for the team, a TV station reported.
Niners fan Corey Adams told WSB-TV that he and friend Chris Middleton were approached in the parking lot of an Applebee’s restaurant by a Saints fan who had departed angrily after arguing with them during Saturday’s game. Read More
Adjehi Baru had his first career double-double and Trent Wiedeman his fourth of the season as College of Charleston coasted to a 63-44 win over cold-shooting Elon on Saturday night.
The Cougars (12-5, 4-2 Southern Conference) held the Phoenix to just seven points in the first 14:28 of the contest. Elon (8-8, 3-2) shot 18.2 percent from the field in the first half (6 of 33), improving to 23.9 percent (16 of 67) overall. Read More
A Redwood City man has been sentenced to 70 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting four young girls while he was living in the home of two of the victims. Read More
A man was stabbed with his own screwdriver during a robbery Saturday, among many crimes last weekend. 200 block of Leavenworth Street5 p.m. Saturday Read More
A civilian court in Bahrain overturned death sentences Monday for two protesters convicted of murdering two policemen during a wave of anti-government demonstrations last year. Read More
Hundreds of people gathered at the University of Arizona for speeches in tribute to each person who died and was wounded in a deadly shooting rampage one year ago.
It's the latest in a day full of events.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, who was born and raised in Tucson, spoke about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who is recovering from a gunshot to the head. Read More
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is attending a candlelight vigil in Tucson to honor the six people killed one year ago in a deadly supermarket shooting.
A crowd of about 1,000 people cheered as she emerged from backstage and walked up stairs onto the stage. Read More
Police identified the man arrested Friday in relation to three Mission district sexual assaults as Frederick A. Dosier of San Francisco.
The 32-year-old faces charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment, robbery, battery, kidnapping, rape and other charges.
Police arrested Dosier on Friday after an anonymous tip helped investigators link him to physical crime scene evidence.
The assaults occured June 17, Nov. 18 and Dec. 8. Read More