Arriving officers located a man and a 4-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds.
While wearing a medical mask, Serrell Gordon stole $780 in energy drinks from a Walmart store, then falsely claimed to loss prevention that he had coronavirus, San Leandro police say.
The threat of a coronavirus outbreak at San Francisco's County Jail No. 4 on the top floor of the city's Hall of Justice is the latest problem for the run-down facility. For years, lawmakers have proposed closing the jail but repeatedly rejected plans to build a new facility, leaving the inmates in limbo.
Following Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s announcement that some inmates would be released early, federal judges will consider whether the same will be implemented statewide to reduce the jail population amid the coronavirus crisis.
Police in San Francisco arrested a man suspected of setting several fires in the city, after an officer spotted him starting one in Alamo Square Park on Wednesday.
A man was shot to death late Thursday afternoon in Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza near City Hall, police said.
Lt. Mark Donaldson said the man is still alive and taken to the hospital.
Police are investigating a shooting Wednesday night in San Francisco's Nob Hill neighborhood that left one man with life-threatening injuries.
The news comes as millions of people are forced to stay at home and even as hundreds of inmates are being released from local jails.
California is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak, state officials said Tuesday.
A Brooklyn man was arrested for allegedly coughing on FBI agents while claiming to have COVID-19, and with lying to them about a stash of surgical masks, medical gowns, and other medical supplies.
Not only that, but the crowds on Sunday were big and the spectators were not practicing social distancing.
Speedy trial rights for defendants have been drastically restricted because of the coronavirus after state court officials approved delays in scheduling court cases.
Da'Shawn Jones, 15, was arrested on March 6 and has been in custody since.
What that means is that those who are arrested or waiting for a court date will have to wait longer in custody. For example, someone who is waiting to be arraigned might now have to wait 7 days, instead of 48 hours, to get his or her first court hearing.
Medical assistance was rendered when he was found and an ambulance was summoned. Franklin was pronounced dead at 7:43 p.m.
On Friday, the court tested a video arraignment calendar in Department 105 at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland.
Police say the coach is suspected of lewd acts with a teenager.
On April 8, 2016 the body of Nicole Fitts was found buried in McLaren Park by San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department employees. That was three days after Nicole and Arianna were reported missing by family members.
Sayed Kaleemuddin Amir, 26, of Hayward, was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon and booked into Santa Rita Jail, according to a release from Fremont police.