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Richmond man gets life in prison for fatal shooting at Reno motel

RENO (CBS SF/AP) — A Nevada judge sentenced a Richmond man to life in prison for killing a Reno woman by firing nearly two dozen gunshots in her motel room and almost hitting her 5-year-old son, who told police he pretended to be dead after the killer started firing.Lamar Adams, 49, of Richmond, pleaded guilty earlier to one count of first-degree murder and one count of child endangerment, both with the use of a deadly weapon, in the 2020 killing of 42-year-old Lynette Lozano.Both counts included deadly weapon enhancements extending the sentence.Washoe District Judge Barry Breslow said Adams will have to serve nearly 33 years in prison before he's eligible for parole.Police said Adams had been living with Lozano before he fired 23 shots in the small motel room near the Reno airport where she was staying with her two young children.Assistant District Attorney Zach Young said the egregious facts in the case included a 7-year-old suffering a small burn on his back when he was struck by an ejected cartridge case.The 5-year-old told detectives that he "laid there and pretended to be dead so he wouldn't do nothing to me," the DA's office said in a statement Wednesday.
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Update: Off-duty Oakland police officer involved in non-fatal shooting near school

OAKLAND – Police in Oakland are investigating a non-fatal shooting Wednesday morning involving an off-duty OPD officer, authorities said. The shooting occurred just before 9:30 a.m. in the 800 block of 35th Street, two blocks from Hoover Elementary School. Initially there was no information regarding injuries or the circumstances surrounding the shooting from authorities.The public was asked to avoid the area after the incident. The school was placed on lockdown during the incident "out of an abundance of caution." It was later reopened.Police later confirmed that they were contacted regarding the shooting by the off-duty officer who said they "were...

1 in grave condition, 2 injured in East Oakland shooting

OAKLAND (BCN) – Three people were wounded, and one of those is in grave condition, following a shooting Tuesday afternoon in East Oakland, police said. The city’s gunshot detection system alerted police just after 12:30 p.m. to the shooting in the 3200 block of 35th Avenue. Officers responded and located at least two people with […]

After archbishop denies her communion over abortion stance, Pelosi pushes back

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/AP) - On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed back against San Francisco's conservative Catholic archbishop after he decided to deny her communion over her support of abortion rights.Pelosi says she comes from a large family with many members who oppose abortion. "I respect people's views about that. But I don't respect us foisting it onto others." she added, "Our archbishop has been vehemently against LGBTQ rights. In fact, he led the way in an initiative on the ballot in California."Pelosi made her comments on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." In a letter last month to Pelosi, Archbishop Salvatore...

CHP arrest Vacaville man allegedly injuring officer in hit-and-run

BERKELEY (CBS SF/BCN) – The California Highway Patrol arrested a Vacaville man  early Tuesday morning after he allegedly hit a CHP officer and drove off, leaving the victim with major injuries, CHP officials said. Jimmy Jimenez, 21, is in Santa Rita Jail and was expected to arraigned Wednesday morning following the crash just after 12:45 a.m. Tuesday on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of University Avenue in Berkeley. A CHP officer was on the left side of a disabled vehicle when Jimenez in a Dodge Ram truck sideswiped the officer's patrol vehicle and hit the officer outside helping the disabled motorist, according to the CHP. An officer inside the patrol vehicle and the disabled motorist escaped injury. The injured officer was taken to a trauma center. Jimenez allegedly drove away after hitting the officer. CHP officers located Jimenez on the shoulder of eastbound Highway 80 at Pinole Valley Road. He was uninjured and asleep in the driver's seat of the Dodge, according to the CHP.Jimenez was taken into custody and is being held on $95,000 bail, according to jail records.

Colin Kaepernick to Work out for NFL Team, According to Report

Colin Kaepernick is one step closer to returning to the NFL. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Las Vegas Raiders are bringing in the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback for a workout. Schefter said the workout was set to happen this week, and Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network said the workout is happening on Wednesday.

Family of Vallejo teen Pearl Pinson holds out hope 6 years after disappearance

VALLEJO – Six years after 15-year-old Pearl Pinson disappeared off the streets of Vallejo, her family refuses to give up hope that she will be found.In chalk, the base of the pedestrian footbridge that crosses Interstate 780 in Vallejo bears the name of Pearl Pinson. Wednesday marks six years that Pearl, wearing her black and turquoise backpack, was abducted and never to be seen again. This year - like every year, her older sister Rose comes out with family hoping against hope to keep her face and name in people's minds - to bring her home."It's extremely hard. But I...

Woman stabbed in San Rafael; suspect arrested following chase to West Marin

SAN RAFAEL – Authorities arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in San Rafael and police pursuit in Marin County early Wednesday morning.According to San Rafael Police, officers responded to the 600 block of Woodbine Drive on reports of a stabbing around 5:40 a.m. When they arrived, they found a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds.The victim, identified as a 55-year-old woman, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.Police said they were able to quickly identify a 24-year-old suspect, who is related to the victim. The suspect had fled the scene in...

San Francisco suspect charged in 3 violent assaults earlier in May

SAN FRANCISCO -- Police in San Francisco recently charged a suspect with three separate violent assaults on women that happened in the space of ten hours earlier this month, authorities said.A press release issued by the SFPD identified the suspect as 28-year-old Oakland resident Deandre Johnson. He has been booked on multiple charges of attempted murder, kidnapping, elder abuse, assault with intent to commit rape, battery, resisting arrest and other crimes. Police said the first incident happened Saturday afternoon, May 7. Officers from the SFPD's Ingleside station responded to an assault that occurred at approximately 3:13 p.m. at Desmond Street and...