Authorities on Friday released the name of a man found dead under what police called suspicious circumstances last month in a Tenderloin hotel in San Francisco, in the hope that the man's family might contact them.
The man, 56-year-old Fidencio Salazar Jr., of San Francisco, was found dead of a stab wound about 2 a.m. on Aug. 15 inside a hotel at Eighth and Market streets, according to police. Read More
A San Francisco couple accused in connection with the December death of their housemate will stand trial on charges of murder and accessory to murder, a San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled today.
Judge Robert Dondero found that evidence presented by prosecutors at the preliminary hearing of Richard Carelli and Michele Pinkerton, both 38, was sufficient to show "probable cause" in the Dec. 22 death of 49-year-old Leonard Milo Hoskins at their Mission Terrace home. Read More
Three suspects in a rash of takeover robberies at Oakland restaurants and other businesses were charged with multiple counts of robbery today, according to Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Tom Rogers.
Rogers said Rachaan Lamonthe, 30, Leon Luster, 29, and Shante Bostic, all of Oakland, are scheduled to be arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court this afternoon. Read More
A 56-year-old San Francisco woman will stand trial for multiple counts of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly threatening two police officers with a knife before they shot her in the torso and face, a San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday. Read More
A 7-year-old boy standing in his family's San Bruno store Tuesday night was nearly snatched by two men before his father and uncle intervened, San Bruno police Cmdr. Noreen Hanlon said today.
The boy was with his father and uncle in Sam's Food Mart, the business they own at 899 San Mateo Ave., Hanlon said. Two men in their 20s entered the store around 8:20 p.m. and grabbed the boy, bringing him with them as they backed toward the exit. Read More
A San Francisco man killed in a drive-by shooting in the Mission district Tuesday night marks the fourth homicide in the neighborhood since Aug. 22 and the second in two days.
Mark Guardado, a 45-year-old San Francisco resident, was walking on the corner of 24th Street and Treat Avenue about 10:30 p.m. when a suspect driving a motorcycle pulled up on him and fired multiple shots before fleeing, according to the San Francisco Police Department. Read More
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is trying to locate a teenage boy who stabbed another male in unincorporated Redwood City on Monday evening, a sheriff's spokesman said today.
The stabbing happened around 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Blenheim Avenue in North Fair Oaks, sheriff's spokesman Ray Lunny said.
The victim suffered four stab wounds to his neck and face and was taken to a hospital, Lunny said. His injuries were not considered life-threatening. Read More
Fairfield Mayor Harry Price said Fairfield Councilman Matt Garcia is in "very critical" condition this morning at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
Garcia, 22, was shot Monday night outside a home in the 5000 block of Silverado Drive, police said. Police said he was there visiting a friend and was shot as he exited his vehicle around 8:30 p.m. Read More
Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who is believed to have intentionally struck a bicyclist and pedestrian in Oakland this morning.
The suspect drove an older, green Honda sedan onto the sidewalk in the area of 32nd and Filbert streets around 6:45 a.m., striking two men, Oakland police spokesman Jeff Thomason said. Read More
South San Francisco police are searching for a suspect that robbed a man at knifepoint Friday afternoon.
The victim was sleeping in his car in the parking lot of Avalon Park when, according to police, he was awakened about 3:45 p.m. by the suspect who poked him in the arm with a knife. Read More