Bay Area News Group Merging Six Daily Newspapers Into Two PublicationsIn the East Bay, The Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, The Daily Review and The Argus will become the new East Bay Times. In Silicon Valley, the San Jose Mercury News - the group's flagship publication - and the San Mateo County Times will become the Mercury News.
San Francisco Sheriff's Deputies Charged With Organizing Inmate FightsScott Neu, 42, is the alleged ringleader and is charged with threatening to mace, cuff, Tase or beat two inmates if they refused to fight on March 5, 2015.
Woman At Center Of Police Chase Where Dogs Ran Free Dies After Jumping From Moving BusTobe was facing multiple charges for igniting a freeway chase on Jan. 18 that ended with several pit bulls running loose on Interstate 710 in Long Beach.
No Charges Filed In Shooting Death Of 1-Year-Old Girl In ComptonInstead, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office on Wednesday asked the sheriff's department to further investigate Autumn Johnson's shooting death.
Police: Man Was High On Drugs During Deadly Test Drive That Killed Car SalesmanA police statement says witnesses saw the red Corvette being driven at a high rate of speed before the driver lost control just before the crash.
Students Get Jail After Beating, Burning Classmates, Forcing Girl To Eat Her HairYunyao "Helen" Zhai was sentenced to 13 years behind bars; Yuhan "Coco" Yang got 10 years; and Xinlei "John" Zhang received a six-year term. All three apologized in court for their actions.
Chinese Man Will Return To California To Stand Trial For Murder Of Teenage NephewsInvestigators believe Shi killed them and then tried to flee to China. They said he assaulted his wife, who is the sister of the dead teens' father, the day before, after learning she wanted a divorce.
Thousands Of Thumbtacks Found In California Dog ParkDog owners have picked up between 3,000 and 5,000 tacks from the Ohlone Dog Park and a nearby creek in Hercules over the past three weeks and handed them over to police.
Anti-US Activist Convicted Of Buying Sawed-Off Shotgun For 'Second American Revolution'One of those associates, Gary Hunt of California, said in an interview that Wolf was targeted because he was a threat to the government.
Deputy In Helicopter Shoots Home Invasion Suspect Fleeing In CarThe gray Chevrolet Tahoe reached speeds of 100 mph as it raced along streets and traveled southbound in the northbound lanes of Interstate 215 into San Bernardino, sideswiping a car, authorities said.
Police: Father Suspected Of Stabbing 3 Children To Death In Car Before Wounding HimselfThe father, said to be in his 30s, was found in his car bleeding from stab wounds to the chest, his dead sons in the back and a knife in the passenger seat. The boys, ages 8 to 12, were pronounced dead at the gruesome scene.