| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Roadways reopened Saturday near a Georgia courthouse that was nearly terrorized a day earlier by a man who planned to take hostages and had used homemade spike strips, grenades, his car and an assault rifle to thwart responding officers.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:01 PM
A San Francisco man arrested this week after federal agents found a crude bomb in a messenger bag in his apartment attempted to buy lethal toxins over the Internet, according to an FBI affidavit unsealed Friday.
The affidavit also revealed that, for...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:27 PM
After two days of questioning potential jurors about whether they were Dodger fans or could be impartial when it came to Frank McCourt, a jury was impaneled Wednesday in the civil trial that seeks damages for Bryan Stow.
Taunted while wearing a Giants...
| Jun 5, 2014
Patt Morrison raises such a good question. I've always thought public shaming would be a more effective deterrent for low-level criminals. ("Is public shaming fair punishment?," Opinion, May 24)
After reading her column, I tried but found no research on...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:56 PM
Law enforcement officials said Wednesday that a deputy in San Mateo County shot and killed an 18-year-old woman who was wielding a knife.
The incident began around 9:20 p.m Tuesday when deputies responded a medical call at a housing complex in Half Moon...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A black-handled knife with a saw-like edge. A sketch of a heavyset man with a beard. Fliers offering more than $60,000 in reward money.
The information is out there, but three days after an attacker stabbed two children in a Brooklyn elevator in an...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Michael George Millman, who devoted his life to improving legal services for prisoners facing execution, died of pancreatic cancer Saturday at his Oakland home. He was 74.
Executive director of the San Francisco-based California Appellate Project for 30...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
An organization that has helped deliver about 12,000 diapers a month to parents in need during the last year discovered this week that about 13,000 diapers, valued at $5,000, had been stolen from its storage in a Durham, N.C., church building.
| May 2, 2014
| 9:03 PM
The owner of a nail salon in Orange is facing pandering and pimping charges for allegedly inducing an employee to agree to perform sex acts with an undercover police officer posing as a customer.
The charges against Cam Da Le, 47, of Garden Grove,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
State legislators on Monday introduced legislation that would require California colleges and universities to adopt uniform definitions of sexual assault and similar policies for reporting and preventing attacks.
Senate Bill 967 was co-authored by state...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Edith Schmidt locked up her Allentown home one evening in mid-December and walked to a friend's house.
While they dined and enjoyed their Saturday night, she had no way of knowing what was going on back at her place a block away. Police were knocking on...