A man has pleaded guilty to killing a woman from San Francisco in Antigua as she made a stopover in the Caribbean island for her sister’s wedding.
Tishara Daniel made no statement as he entered his plea Wednesday to a charge of murder in the death of 29-year-old Nina Nilssen.
The director of public prosecutions in St. John’s has not said what sentence he will seek when the 27-year-old Daniel is sentenced, which is expected to happen July 5. Read More
Attorneys for a 12-year-old California boy charged with killing his sister said Wednesday they wonder if he is mature enough to aid his defense. Read More
A Woodside man who is on trial for allegedly murdering his wife to cash in on $30 million worth of insurance money admitted he faced financial ruin in the days before her death.
Pooroushash “Peter” Parineh, 67, took the witness stand Monday in his own defense in San Mateo County Superior Court.
Parineh said his real estate holdings before 2007 were worth an estimated $150 million, but by early 2010, they were worth only a few million dollars. Read More
A callous killer has shocked a judge with his lack of remorse.
"He's dead. Everybody dies," 25-year-old Tyler Hutchinson said about his victim, 88-year-old Albert Korn, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
Hutchinson added, "I'm gonna die. You're gonna die. I don't care," Wagstaffe said.
The statement helped increase Hutchinson's sentence Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read More
The man accused of butchering and bludgeoning his friend more than 50 times with a knife and hammer in Pacifica last year pleaded not guilty to the murder charge Wednesday, according to prosecutors.
Marc Anthony Furlan, 24, allegedly killed 24-year-old Keith Coffey on Oct. 17. Read More
First Elmo and now this: The son of the woman who created that purple blight known as Barney has been arrested for allegedly murdering someone in Malibu.
According to The Acorn website, Patrick Leach, 27, son of Sheryl Leach, is accused of shooting a 49-year-old man. So far there’s no motive, but all you need to do is hum “I love you, you love me, we’re a happy family …” and you might find the smoking gun. Read More
Chilling video released by the San Francisco Police Department on Wednesday showed 46-year-old Elia Cruz walking with her arm around a man just moments before she was stabbed to death in her Tenderloin apartment. Read More
A San Francisco man was fatally shot in Hayes Valley on Tuesday night, just two blocks away from where an innocent bystander was wounded in November, police said.
Byron Beasley, 24, was found in the 700 block of Grove Street about 7:50 p.m. He had been shot in his torso and leg, and died later at a hospital.
Police said the suspects might have been driving a white vehicle. No motive for the shooting is known, and an investigation is ongoing. Read More
A driver accused of smoking crack while fleeing police in East Palo Alto before crashing into and killing a 50-year-old motorcyclist has been held to answer charges he faces, prosecutors said.
Eric Banford, 47, appeared in court Tuesday to face multiple felony charges, including murder, in the Sept. 28 crash that killed 50-year-old Danny Dixon. Read More
Two men who were shot dead after a broad-daylight brawl in Visitacion Valley on Monday were both named in a 2010 city gang injunction, with one identified as a member of the notoriously vicious Towerside posse. Read More