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Protests In Oakland, San Francisco For 2nd Night In Response To Grand Jury Decision In NYPD Chokehold Death

Protests took place in both Oakland and San Francisco again Thursday evening in response to Wednesday’s grand jury decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold.

12/04/2014

A protester holds up Garner's photo while walking on the West Side Highway December 3, 2014 in New York. Protests began after a Grand Jury decided to not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo. Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by Pantaleo on July 17, 2014. Pantaleo had suspected Garner of selling untaxed cigarettes. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

#CrimingWhileWhite Showcasing Racial Inequality In Police Tactics

Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.

12/04/2014

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold Death

Protests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.

12/03/2014

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone System

The Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.

12/03/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll: San Franciscans Grumpier About State Of City; Mayor Lee Approval Ratings Drop

San Franciscans are approaching the end of 2014 a bit grumpier about the current state of affairs in the city as compared to a couple of years ago, and may be casting some blame on Mayor Ed Lee, according to the results of an exclusive poll.

12/03/2014

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12 San Jose Cops Volunteer To Wear Body Cameras

Twelve officers of the San Jose Police Department have volunteered to wear body cameras as part of a planned pilot program with three different models of cameras, including one that can be affixed to glasses, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

12/03/2014

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San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown Streets

Residents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.

12/03/2014

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East Bay School District Hires Private Investigator In Attempt To Kick Girl Out After Denying Free Lunches

An East Bay school district that denied a Latina girl access to its free lunch program hired a private investigator in its attempt to kick the second grader out of the district for allegedly living outside its boundaries.

12/02/2014

SFPD Officer Injured In Black Friday Ferguson Protests (Photo: SFPD)

SFPD Officer May Be Disfigured For Life After Attack With Tequila Bottle During Ferguson Protest Violence

Violent protesters slash an officer’s face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth.
“This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.

12/02/2014

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Global Cyber Attack Partially Shuts Down Bay Area Government Websites

A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

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