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The Arrest Made in Connection with Threats at Laguna Hills High School
In a significant development, law enforcement officials have apprehended a suspect in a series of threats against Laguna Hills High School staff and students. The arrest of 29-year-old Eugene Thomas Jenkins occurred in San Rafael, marking a significant breakthrough. This article delves into the details surrounding the threats, the impact on the school community, and the charges against the accused individual.
San Francisco Jewelry Store Burglary: $40,000 Worth of Handcrafted Items Stolen
A recent burglary at Macchiarini Creative Design, a renowned jewelry and sculpture shop in San Francisco's North Beach, was caught on camera. The store owner, who has dealt with break-ins before, expressed that this particular incident has left a deep impact.
San Francisco Sheriff's Department Targets Fentanyl Epidemic
San Francisco's Sheriff unveiled a strategy to address the city's growing fentanyl problem. The department will assign 130 deputies to areas notorious for drug use and open-air dealing, including Tenderloin and Pacific Center. The goal is to eliminate drug consumption, hinder drug transactions, and enhance public safety through a heightened law enforcement presence. Ryan Yamamoto reported on this initiative and the cooperation with other city leaders at City Hall on June 8th, 2023.
Road Rage Attack on Oakland Teacher Leads to Police Investigation
A 4th-grade teacher in Uptown Oakland was left shocked and frightened after a driver fired a shot at her vehicle during a road rage incident. Rene Siwa, the teacher, was unharmed but has become apprehensive about driving to work. The Oakland police are currently investigating the case.
Former KTVU news anchor Frank Somerville arrested twice in California in 9 hours: reports
Frank Somerville, who parted ways with KTVU last year, has been arrested twice in Berkeley, California, following a pair of incidents, reports say.
Marin-Sonoma Narrows highway construction hits new milestone
Drivers heading into Marin can expect to see a new look on Highway 101 after Caltrans completes a milestone in its road widening project. Beginning Saturday, the state transportation agency will divert southbound traffic onto new elevated lanes spanning from San Antonio Creek to just north of Atherton Avenue in Novato.
Mother's Window Safety Campaign Inspired by Son's Near-Death Experience
Bay Area mother, Vannoy McCree, has made it her mission to raise awareness about window safety after her son, Amari Daniels, survived a fall from a third-floor window. The incident, which occurred on January 13, 2021, has inspired Vannoy to take action to prevent similar accidents from affecting other families.
Veterans Residency Requirements
Member of the U.S. Armed Forces (Cal. Ed. Code § 68075):. Any military members who are stationed in CA and on active duty, not for educational purposes, are granted a waiver of non-resident tuition for as long as student maintains eligibility requirements. Student needs to fill out the Residency...
Novato: Police Investigate Robbery At Doughnut Shop
NOVATO: POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERY AT DOUGHNUT SHOP
2 men who allegedly committed crimes in front of SF federal building charged with felonies
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Two San Francisco men who allegedly committed crimes while standing in front of the surveillance cameras at the federal building on Seventh and Mission streets have been charged with felonies, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Rodolfo Sagastume-Pineda was indicted by a federal grand jury. Natalin Mauricio Martinez-Hernandez had a federal […]
Glide Memorial Church Hosts Pride Month Event on June 11th
San Francisco's Glide Memorial Church will host a Pride Month event on June 11, 2023, with two sessions taking place at 9 am and 11 am. The celebration aims to provide support for the LGBTQ+ community, particularly transgender individuals and drag queens who have faced increasing discrimination and legislative challenges across the United States. This year alone, over 400 anti-trans laws have been introduced in various states, and bills banning drag shows have emerged, emphasizing the significance of events like Glide's Pride celebration.
2 men wrongfully convicted of Oakland murder file lawsuit
(KRON) — A broke homeless woman was paid $30,000 to testify about an Oakland slaying she never witnessed. An allegedly rogue detective was bent on closing a case, with or without real evidence. Two young men were sentenced to serve life in prison for a murder they did not commit. A homicide victim was denied […]
Jasper Wu: Suspects charged in I-880 freeway shooting death of toddler now eligible for parole
Alameda County DA Pamela Price dropped the special circumstances filed against toddler Jasper Wu murder suspects Ivory Bivins and Trevor Green, which means they no longer face life without parole if convicted, or the death penalty if California resumes executions.
SWAT officers arrest barricaded stabbing suspect in Vallejo
VALLEJO -- Police in Vallejo employed a SWAT team to apprehend a stabbing suspect who had barricaded himself in a residence Wednesday, the department announced Thursday.Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 12:23 p.m. in the 100 block of Ralston Court. Once there, police discovered a man suffering from at least one stab wound. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive. The suspect in the stabbing, Ken Best, allegedly refused to leave the residence and a hostage negotiations team along with SWAT were called in. Police said they attempted to negotiate a surrender with Best for "several" hours but he would not come out. Eventually, the SWAT team entered the residence and took Best into custody without incident.Best was arrested and booked into Solano County Jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.Anyone with information related to the case is encouraged to contact Detective Bradley Phillips at (707) 805-1359 or Bradley.Phillips@cityofvallejo.net, or Detective Brian Murphy at (707) 648-5430 or Brian.Murphy@cityofvallejo.net.
Young Hiker Recovers from Rattlesnake Bite; Park Rangers Issue Warning
A 7-year-old boy is recovering steadily after being bitten by a rattlesnake in the Mitchell Canyon area of Mount Diablo State Park. The incident took place while the child was hiking with his family on a park trail. In response, park rangers have issued a warning to hikers about the heightened presence of rattlesnakes due to the warmer weather.
San Rafael approves new police oversight board in wake of bloody arrest
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - The San Rafael City Council this week unanimously approved the creation of a new police oversight board in the wake of the bloody arrest of a man last year that sparked outcry from the community. The Police Advisory and Accountability Committee will begin accepting applications next...
Alleged gang leader convicted in SF Mission District murder, RICO charges
SAN FRANCISCO - An alleged San Francisco gang leader was convicted Wednesday for several crimes, including racketeering and murder. Elmer "Gordo" Rodriguez was found guilty of racketeering conspiracy, two counts of murder in aid of racketeering, one count of attempted murder in aid of racketeering and one count of use of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence through his role in the MS-13 20th Street Clique.
Spotted an escaped prisoner in SF this week? Guess again
The sheriff's office confirmed that there have been no escapes at the Santa Rita Jail.
Activists Block Downtown San Francisco Freeway Ramp, Causing Traffic Chaos
Transit activists blocked traffic leaving Highway 101 northbound at Market and Octavia streets in Downtown San Francisco on Thursday at around 6:05 p.m., causing a backup on the freeway. Traffic was already at a near standstill on the 101 southbound due to an accident at around 4:45 p.m. according to...
Serial stalker Bill Gene Hobbs gets 6 years for crimes against women in SF
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — San Francisco serial stalker Bill Gene Hobbs was sentenced to nearly six years in prison and will have to register as a sex offender, San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced Thursday. Hobbs was convicted of felony false imprisonment, eight counts of misdemeanor battery, sexual battery, and assault. Hobbs, 34, was […]
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