Crime

Prunedale resident Charles Lafferty was arrested in connection with projectile attacks on Highway 101
California Highway Patrol Coastal Division
Matt Bigler
January 24, 2020 - 10:36 am
Charles Lafferty, 52, of Prunedale has been arrested in Monterrey County following 69 projectile attacks on Highway 101.
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Actress Annabella Sciorra, right, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
AP News
January 23, 2020 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and showing up uninvited in his...
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A passenger who died in a car crash on Highway 101 on Jan. 23, 2020 was connected to an attempted home invasion earlier in San Mateo, according to authorities.
Tim Ryan/KCBS Radio
Tim Ryan
January 23, 2020 - 11:48 am
A passenger who died in a car crash near Highway 101 Thursday morning was involved in an earlier home invasion in San Mateo, according to authorities.
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Apartment for Rent Sign
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Matt Bigler
January 22, 2020 - 10:14 am
Oakland's City Council has voted unanimously to ban landlords from performing criminal background checks on would-be renters.
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Man Shot And Killed In SF Housing Complex
Tim Ryan/KCBS
Tim Ryan
January 21, 2020 - 2:39 pm
A man was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in San Francisco’s Sunnydale public housing complex
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Car found in fatal hit-and-run that killed a mother in front of Oakland middle school
Bob Butler/KCBS Radio
Bob Butler
January 21, 2020 - 10:14 am
Oakland Police are urging the driver who struck and killed a mother of seven n front of a middle school to turn themselves in.
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo, Charles "Chase" Merritt sits in court during his pre-preliminary hearing in Victorville Court in Victorville, Calif. Merritt was convicted in June 2019 of the murders of his former business associate Joseph McStay, McStay's wife Summer, and their 4- and 3-year-old sons, Gianni and Joseph Jr. He will learn Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 whether he will face the death penalty. (James Quigg/The Daily Press via AP, File)
AP News
January 17, 2020 - 6:39 pm
Sentencing was delayed Friday for a man convicted of killing a family of four and burying their bodies in the California desert after the defendant made a lengthy, unsuccessful bid to fire his attorney and have his conviction thrown out. San Bernardino Superior Court Judge Michael Smith was...
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Albert Thomas Vasquez, Antonio Quirino Salvador and Hediberto  Gonzalez Avarenga face charges for the alleged abduction and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl from Capitola.
San Jose Police Department
All News KCBS Radio
January 17, 2020 - 11:34 am
A 14-year-old girl used Snapchat to notify her friends that she'd been kidnapped, which helped police find her and three suspects in San Jose, authorities said.
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 San Francisco District Attorney Terence Hallinan speaks to the press after the arraignment of Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel for the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple March 29, 2001.
Justin Sullivan/Newsmakers
Doug Sovern
January 17, 2020 - 11:18 am
Former San Francisco District Attorney and Supervisor Terence Hallinan has died, his family said Friday. He was 83 years old.
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FILE- In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former technology executive Andrew Yang, leans on his wife with his wife Evelyn, as they join in at a Fair Fight phone bank at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
AP News
January 16, 2020 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by a doctor (an OB-GYN) while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. Evelyn Yang said in an interview televised Thursday by CNN that the assault happened in 2012, and she was...
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