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2 Boys Shot to Death Outside California Elementary School

UNION CITY — Two boys were fatally shot while sitting in a van outside an elementary school early Saturday morning, police said. The older boy died at the scene, and the younger child died en route to a trauma center. The shootings of the boys, ages 11 a...
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Man Stabbed to Death Aboard San Francisco Area Train

SAN FRANCISCO — A man who was stabbed to death aboard a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train Tuesday may have been trying to stop the theft of another rider’s shoes, authorities said. The man was stabbed around 1 p.m. aboard a BART train pulling into a Hay...

4 Dead, 4 Wounded in Halloween Party Shooting in SF Bay Area

ORINDA — Four people were killed and four were wounded at a Halloween night party shooting at a large rental home in a wealthy San Francisco Bay Area community, police said Friday. The shooting in Orinda, a city of about 20,000 near Oakland, happened at a p...

Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect as Homeless Concerns Raised

Fresno acting police chief Andy Hall praised his officers for their restraint when arresting a suspect armed with a knife Monday in downtown Fresno. "I could be standing up here talking about an officer-involved shooting," Hall told the media at a Tuesday n...