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Alameda California

Illegal U-Turn Leads to Arrest of Hayward Man on Drug Possession

If you’re going to carry drugs, obey the traffic rules. This week the Fremont Police Department is reporting a routine traffic violation stop that led to a search of the

San Francisco

Man Drives His BMW into a Bar, Gets Arrested on Different Charge

SAN FRANCISCO—You should never drink and drive, of course, but you would think it would be safe to sit in a bar and do your drinking. Monday afternoon, about a


Golf Instructor Pleads Guilty to Molesting Teenagers, Soliciting Their Murder

They don’t come much worse than Andrew Michael Nisbet. On Thursday, Nisbet, 32, finally came clean in a deal with Alameda County prosecutors, pleading guilty to three counts of child

San Francisco

Twitter Employees Targeted By ISIS

SAN FRANCISCO–Several news outlets are reporting this morning that a Twitter account claiming to be affiliated with the Islamic State, or ISIS, has issued death threats against the San Francisco-based

San Mateo

San Mateo Police Nab Suspect in Robbery, Kidnapping at Verizon Store

SAN MATEO–“Can you hear me now?” That’s a question 23-year-old Tajri Turner of San Francisco will be asking over a jail phone after being charged Wednesday with armed robbery and

Alameda Contra Costa

San Leandro Burglary Suspect Caught in the Act Friday Morning

SAN LEANDRO–Raymond Iribarren might want to consider some new role models. On his Facebook page, under “Inspirational People,” the 18-year-old Pittsburg resident has only one listed: the Cookie Monster from

San Francisco

SFPD Asking for Help in Identifying Suspect Responsible for Robbery, Injury of an Elderly Woman

Preying on the elderly takes a special type of cowardice. The San Francisco Police Department is reaching out to the public to help it track down one such cowardly predator.

San Mateo

San Mateo Police Track Down, Apprehend Suspect in Attempted Murder

SAN MATEO–This past Sunday was not a day of rest for at least one San Mateo community. In the early morning hours of August 24, residents in a unit block

San Francisco

Aunt of Toddler Killed in Hit-and-Run Arrested on Suspicion of Child Endangerment

SAN FRANCISCO—The aunt of Mi-Yana Gregory, the little girl struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in downtown San Francisco last Friday night, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child


K-9 Unit Makes Dogged Effort to Find, Apprehend Car Thief

SAN LEANDRO — A dog may be a man’s best friend, but 37-year-old Juan Amezquita of Oakland discovered early Monday morning that a police dog can be a car thief’s