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Woman arrested in killings of 3 people in Oakland home

OAKLAND (AP) - A woman from San Jose has been arrested in connection with the killing of three people inside a home on the eastern end of Oakland.

November 13, 2016 | | Crime


STANISLAUS DEPUTY’ EXECUTED’

HUGHSON (AP) - A Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy was shot twice in the head and killed Sunday while responding to a call about a suspicious car and person. The suspect in the case was arrested later after trying to steal a woman's purse, authorities said.

November 13, 2016 | | Crime


Officer shot in head, expected to survive

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco police officer was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Saturday after being shot in the head while responding to reports of man making threats at a shopping center, authorities said.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Police kill rake- wielding man who hit officers

SANTA CRUZ (AP) - Police in Northern California shot and killed a man who attacked officers with a metal rake in the backyard of a home in Santa Cruz.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Hate crime charges filed in attack on Sikh man

RICHMOND (AP) - Prosecutors in the San Francisco Bay Area have filed hate crime charges against two men accused of attacking a Sikh man by removing his turban and cutting a fistful of hair with a pocket knife last month, officials said.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


2 arrested in LA shooting that left 3 dead, 12 hurt

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police arrested on Sunday two suspects in connection with a shooting that left three people dead and 12 wounded at a restaurant operating out of a converted home.

October 16, 2016 | | Crime


Father: Suspect in officers’ slaying wanted to shoot police

PALM SPRINGS (AP) - In the minutes before three Palm Springs officers were shot, two fatally, the suspected gunman's father told a neighbor his son was armed, "acting crazy" and wanted to shoot police.

October 09, 2016 | | Crime


Death sentence for man who killed 2 to get wedding money

SANTA ANA (AP) - A Southern California man who killed two people and dismembered one of them as part of a plot to steal money to pay for his wedding and honeymoon was sentenced to death Friday.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


San Jose officer accused of aiding organized crime members

SAN JOSE (AP) - A San Jose police officer has been charged with unauthorized computer access after authorities said he leaked police intelligence information to Vietnamese organized crime members.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


Richmond disciplines officers in sex scandal

RICHMOND (AP) - A northern California city announced Friday that it is seeking to fire one of its police officers and discipline eight others implicated in a wide-ranging sexual abuse scandal involving the teen daughter of a dispatcher.

September 23, 2016 | | Crime


La Supreme Court considers teen robber’s 99-year sentence

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana's Supreme Court is considering whether recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings about juveniles convicted of murder mean a juvenile robber's 99-year sentence is unconstitutional.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


Man in red underpants rams police car into mobile home

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say a man wearing only red underpants attacked officers with "superhuman strength," got into a patrol car and tried to run over officers and rammed a mobile home off its blocks.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


FBI investigating Minnesota stabbings as possible terror act

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - A man in a private security uniform stabbed nine people at a Minnesota shopping mall, reportedly asking one victim if he or she was Muslim before an off-duty police officer shot and killed him in an attack the Islamic State group claimed as its own.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


Beaches reopened after pipe bomb blast, probe ongoing

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) - Jersey Shore beaches were reopened Sunday as an investigation continued into a pipe bomb explosion at a seaside community before thousands of runners were to participate in a charity 5K race to benefit Marines and sailors.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


Feds test bomb remnants of NY blast that injured 29

NEW YORK (AP) - The bomb that rocked a New York City neighborhood known for its vibrant arts scene and large gay community contained residue of an explosive often used for target practice that can be picked up in many sporting goods stores, a federal law enforcement official said Sunday, as authorities tried to unravel who planted the device and why.

September 18, 2016 | | Crime


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Woman pleads not guilty to framing husband’s ex as stalker

SANTA ANA (AP) - A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband's ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a ...

January 15, 2017 | | Crime


Manson back at state prison

BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Cult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.

January 08, 2017 | | Crime


1 of Chicago’s bloodiest years ends with 762 homicides

CHICAGO (AP) - One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the ...

January 01, 2017 | | Crime


Man charged with false jobless claims in 3 states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A California man has been charged with setting up fake businesses in three states, then using names taken from temporary visas ...

December 30, 2016 | | Crime


Man allegedly stabbed worshipper near mosque

SIMI VALLEY (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after police say he stabbed a worshipper near a Simi ...

December 11, 2016 | | Crime


Families of salon shooting victims urge plea deal

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Families of some victims of a mass killing at a Seal Beach hair salon want prosecutors to accept a plea deal ...

December 11, 2016 | | Crime


Deputy shoots suspect who stabbed dog

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Both a suspect and a San Diego County sheriff's dog have been hospitalized after the man attacked the dog and then ...

December 04, 2016 | | Crime


The Latest: 4 arrested as protests remain calm in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a decision not to charge an officer who shot a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina (all times ...

November 30, 2016 | | Crime


Ex-NFL star Sharper faces final sentence in drugging rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL star Darren Sharper's tour of shame and punishment reaches its conclusion Tuesday in the courthouse where he first admitted ...

November 29, 2016 | | Crime


Man arrested for allegedly molesting 9-year-old on train

SAN LEANDRO (AP) - San Leandro police say a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of molesting a 9-year-old girl aboard a commuter train.

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


2 Los Angeles County deputies get prison after jail beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who beat a mentally ill jail inmate and falsified records to hide the abuse were ...

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


Shootings not connected to youth football game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A shooting in which two people were killed and five injured occurred in a Kentucky park near a youth football game, but ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver's behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


South Dakota man strangled his mother, boy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 24-year-old South Dakota man strangled his mother and a 7-year-old boy in a mobile home.

November 21, 2016 | | Crime


Pregnant woman fatally shot; baby delivered by C-section

VISALIA (AP) - A pregnant woman was fatally shot at a busy Central California intersection, but her baby was saved after doctors delivered the boy by ...

November 20, 2016 | | Crime


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