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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
FAA: Plane in Fatal Crash Near Novato Registered to Redwood City Man

FAA: Plane in Fatal Crash Near Novato Registered to Redwood City Man

The crash happened Monday night northwest of Novato, killing the pilot.
Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

The man, 39, reportedly tried to kiss one of his minor students.
Charges Won't Be Filed Against Deputy Who Killed Half Moon Bay Teen

Charges Won't Be Filed Against Deputy Who Killed Half Moon Bay Teen

DA finds use of force against the teen was legally justified and may have saved his own life, as well as others nearby.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came Monday in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Two Dozen+ Arrested in San Mateo County DUI Enforcement Effort

Two Dozen+ Arrested in San Mateo County DUI Enforcement Effort

The arrests were part of a special Avoid the 23 enforcement effort this weekend.
Marilyn Hartman Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail After Latest Airport Shenanigans

Marilyn Hartman Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail After Latest Airport Shenanigans

Hartman tried several times to get on planes at SFO, but it's her latest attempt in Los Angeles that has landed her in jail, officials say.
UPDATE: Fuel Spill Prompted Four Hour Closure on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

UPDATE: Fuel Spill Prompted Four Hour Closure on San Mateo-Hayward Bridge

CHP says a big-rig carrying dry cement collided with two box trucks and two other vehicles.
DA: No Criminal Misconduct In SamTrans Accounting

DA: No Criminal Misconduct In SamTrans Accounting

Two former SamTrans employees set off the investigation earlier this year when they came forward alleging that funds were misappropriated.
Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

The actor also had cuts on his left wrist, according to a sheriff's lieutenant who briefed reporters on Tuesday.
TRAFFIC ALERT: All Westbound Lanes of Hwy 92 Closed After Oil Spill

TRAFFIC ALERT: All Westbound Lanes of Hwy 92 Closed After Oil Spill

Lanes are closed in the Foster City area, according to the CHP.
Man's Body Found on Mussel Rock Beach in Daly City

Man's Body Found on Mussel Rock Beach in Daly City

His identity has not yet been released.
Police: Bicycle Drive-By in Half Moon Bay Lands One in Jail

Police: Bicycle Drive-By in Half Moon Bay Lands One in Jail

The shooting victim told investigators a man riding a red bicycle fired three shots at him.
TSA Says No Security Breach After Infamous Woman Who Tried to Board Planes in SFO Finally Takes Flight

TSA Says No Security Breach After Infamous Woman Who Tried to Board Planes in SFO Finally Takes Flight

According to San Mateo County DA Steve Wagstaffe, 62-year-old Marilyn Hartman has made six previous failed attempts to board a plane.
Suspects Cited for Crab Fishing Out of Season Near Half Moon Bay

Suspects Cited for Crab Fishing Out of Season Near Half Moon Bay

Deputies say they found 2 buckets and an ice chest filled with 63 crabs hidden on the trail where the suspects had allegedly been walking.
San Mateo County Judge Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

San Mateo County Judge Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

Judge Joseph Scott is the second-highest ranking judge in the county.
Group Pleads Not Guilty to Bringing $23M in Marijuana to San Mateo County by Boat

Group Pleads Not Guilty to Bringing $23M in Marijuana to San Mateo County by Boat

San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force agents say they intercepted 180 bales of marijuana worth $23 million last Friday.
TONIGHT: Celebrate National Night Out in Half Moon Bay

TONIGHT: Celebrate National Night Out in Half Moon Bay

Event runs from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

As Wildfires Rage, Gov. Brown Declares Emergency

Thousands of acres have been burned in the past week.
Pacifica Man Pleads 'No Contest' to Drugging, Raping Girlfriend's Teen Daughter

Pacifica Man Pleads 'No Contest' to Drugging, Raping Girlfriend's Teen Daughter

In a plea deal with the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office, Paul David Messersmith will serve 21 years in prison.