Police in Morgan Hill said the number of commercial burglaries in the South Bay community have skyrocketed in recent weeks. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-22-21)
Morgan Hill Police Report Burglary Spike; Businesses, Construction Sites TargetedPolice in Morgan Hill said the number of commercial burglaries in the South Bay community have skyrocketed in recent weeks. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-22-21)
Derick Almena Accepts Plea Deal in Ghost Ship Warehouse FireDerick Almena, the master leaseholder of the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse, accepted a plea deal Friday morning that would avoid a second trial and likely any prison time for the deadly fire which claimed 36 lives. Da Lin reports. (1-22-21)
Man Wanted In Gilroy Homicide Shot Dead in Confrontation With San Jose PoliceA man wanted for several crimes, including a homicide and multiple shootings, was fatally shot by authorities in east San Jose Thursday morning. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-21-21)
Man Wanted in Gilroy Homicide Shot Dead by San Jose PoliceA person of interest in a Gilroy homicide was shot dead in East San Jose Thursday morning, police said. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-21-21)
CHP Issuing Tahoe Sledders CitationsA favorite winter pastime is getting some Tahoe visitors into trouble with authorities. Ryan Hills tells us why they are being cited for sledding.
Stolen Car Sought After Armed Robbery, Fatal Milpitas Hit-And-Run That Killed 7-Year-Old BoyKiet Do reports on search for suspect vehicle and accomplice connected to fatal hit-and-run collision in Milpitas and San Jose robbery (1-19-2021)
Pitttsburg Storefront Glass-Smashing Vandal Caught and Released Then Smashes AgainThousands of dollars worth of damage at shops in Pittsburg and a suspect caught mid-act. But, as Don Ford reports, that suspect is no longer behind bars. (1-18-21)
San Francisco Man Identified Among Capitol RiotersAs federal investigators continue their search for those who attacked the Capitol, a San Francisco resident named Daniel Goodwyn has been identified as taking part in the crime. John Ramos reports. (1-17-21)
Napa Businessman Arrested After Deputies Discover Assault Rifles and ExplosivesA Napa business owner is being held on a $5 million bail after investigators found illegal guns and explosives at his business and home. Da Lin reports. (1-17-21)
Suspect in Custody After FBI Finds Explosive Chemicals at San Francisco RV ParkSan Francisco police along with FBI agents have shut down a neighborhood near Candlestick Point after finding chemicals used to make explosives. (1-15-21)
EDD Fraud: Bank of America Hit With Class-Action SuitA class action suit has been filed against Bank of America for its role in the widespread fraud involving California Employment Development Department (EDD) debit cards. Kenny Choi reports. (1-15-21)
Report Finds Vallejo Officers Acted in Self-Defense in Willie McCoy Fatal ShootingAn independent special counsel brought in to investigate the fatal Vallejo police shooting of Bay Area rapper Willie McCoy has ruled the six officers acted in self-defense and should not face charges. Da Lin reports (1-15-21)
Pleasant Hill Family Out On Walk Hit By Paintball Gun Shooter In Passing CarMembers of a Pleasant Hill family on an evening walk Monday night were left with bruises and welts after being targeted in a paintball gun attack, authorities said. Andrea Nakano tells us more about their the shocking ordeal.
Emails Reveal EDD, Bank Of America At Odds Over How To Resolve Fraud Victims' ClaimsDespite assurances from California's Employment Development Department (EDD) and Bank of America that they are working together to fight fraud, Kenny Choi tells us that emails between EDD and Bank of America obtained by KPIX 5 show the two are not on the same page.
Oscar Grant's Family Vows To Fight After DA Announces No Charges Against Second BART OfficerThe Alameda County District Attorney announced she will not file charges against a second BART police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant. Andrea Nakano reports the Grant family is not giving up.
No New Charges Against Former BART Officer Anthony Pirone In Oscar Grant's DeathKen Bastida reports on the Alameda County District Attorney announcing there is insufficient evidence to charge former BART police officer Anthony Pirone in Oscar Grant's Death (1-11-2021)
Oakland Police Vow to 'Root Out' Officers Who Endorsed Capitol RiotThe Oakland police department has opened an investigation into allegations that its officers endorsed or participated on social media accounts that contain objectionable content about the Capitol riot. Da Lin reports. (1-9-21)
Small Businesses in SF RIchmond District Hard Hit by Spike in BurglariesMany small businesses in San Francisco that weathered the pandemic are barely hanging on and, as Betty Yu reports, they are being plagued by a rising crime wave. (1-8-21)
Man Accused In San Francisco July 4th Fatal Shooting Of 6-Year-Old Appears In CourtLiz Cook reports on defendant in fatal shooting of Jace Young making his first court appearance (1-8-2021)
Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-7-21)
Facing Cutbacks, Oakland Police Chief Says Officers to Focus on Violent CrimeOakland saw a more than 100 murders in 2020 and the interim police chief says looming budget cuts could mean slower response times. Da Lin reports. (1-7-21)
Bay Area Security Experts Ask: How Did Rioters Get Into Capitol?What happened to the security at the Capitol on Wednesday? KPIX 5's Wilson Walker talked to some experts to get their reactions. (1-7-21)
San Francisco DA Boudin Once Represented Parolee Charged In Double Fatal Hit-and-RunSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who is being criticized over his handling of a parolee subsequently arrested for a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run crash, once represented the suspect when he was a defense attorney at the Public Defender’s office. The DA has filed homicide charges against the parolee. Joe Vazquez reports. (1/4/21)
Caught on Camera: Illegal, High-Speed Street Race on I-880The California Highway Patrol has released helicopter video of two vehicles engaged in a high-speed street race reaching speeds of over 100 mph on Interstate 880 in the East Bay. (1-2-21)