An unemployed cabbie was convicted Thursday of stalking a Brisbane police officer in protest of his DUI arrest.
Prosecutors said Khalil Jaser called his arresting officer 152 times -- leaving 54 messages over three weeks -- following his July 28 bust on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI. Read More
A Burlingame man used a nail gun to show two day laborers how bothered he was by the noise coming from their construction site on Thanksgiving Day, according to prosecutors.
Michael Timothy McHenry, 38, has pleaded not guilty to assault and vandalism charges in connection with the alleged attack in the 1500 block of Cypress Avenue. Read More
A friendship that brewed at a Burlingame bar quickly dissolved into murder after the two barflies decided to become roommates, prosecutors said Tuesday.Lawrence Arthur Hoffman, 64, who worked for a Burlingame CVS pharmacy, was arraigned in court Monday on charges that he fatally beat drinking pal and roommate Joe Cosentino, 70, last week.San Mateo County prosecutors have since revealed additional sordid details about the killing. Read More
The Carlmont High School baseball team has been on a mission to claim sole possession of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division championship and with only three games remaining, it has first place in its sights.
Entering the week, the Scots (16-6, 7-3 PAL Bay) were riding a seven-game winning streak and tied with El Camino for first in the Bay and each team has to be near perfect to win the league. Read More
Five members of an internationally known crime syndicate were slapped with two-to-three-year prison terms Monday for the gunpoint robbery of a New York jewelry wholesaler in Burlingame last year. Read More
A merger with the San Mateo Police Department could save Burlingame as much as $750,000 annually by cutting administrative costs and duplicate services, according to city officials.
Though no decision has been made to combine the two police units, a contract to begin looking at that possibility is expected to be discussed by the Burlingame City Council next week. Read More