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Bay Area Couple Says They Were Attacked By Lyft Passengers Sharing Ride

A Bay Area couple said their experience with Lyft became a nightmare when they were attacked by two men sharing a ride with them in San Francisco early Wednesday morning.

07/23/2015

Father John Coleman, and Jose de la Torre, the bystander who helped him as he was being brutally attacked outside a church in East Palo Alto. (CBS)

89-Year-Old Priest Beaten In Front Of East Palo Alto Church, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An elderly priest was assaulted with his own cane in the parking lot of an East Palo Alto church earlier this week by a suspected methamphetamine user.

07/16/2015

Amador Rebollero (L) and Dario Rebollero stand during a court proceeding, October 8, 2014. (CBS)

Man Who Beat Up Two Others At 49ers Game Sentenced To 5-Year Prison Term

A man convicted of assaulting two other men in a bathroom Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara last year was sentenced Monday to five years in state prison, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney said.

07/13/2015

Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.

Elderly Woman Beaten After Striking Passenger In Dispute Over Seat On San Francisco Muni Bus

An elderly woman is recovering after getting beaten up aboard a San Francisco Muni bus in a dispute with another passenger over a seat at the front of the bus.

06/30/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault Investigations

Three women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.

06/29/2015

Psychiatrist Chris McCauley was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child. (Source: Bay City News)

Santa Cruz County Psychiatrist Suspected Of Sexually Assaulting Child

A prominent psychiatrist with the Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child, according to the county sheriff’s office.

06/25/2015

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Woman Bites Macy’s Employee Over Price Of Item In Newark Store, Police Say

A woman was arrested after allegedly biting a Macy’s employee in a Newark store because she was upset over the price of an item.

06/25/2015

The Branch of International Community of Khmer Buddhist Monks Center in Oakland. (CBS)

Elderly Buddhist Monk Survives Being ‘Chopped Up’ By Monk Reportedly Wielding Two Butcher Knives

An elderly Buddhist monk was in critical condition after being stabbed by a fellow monk in Oakland Tuesday night. “He was attacking him with two butcher knives, just chopping him up,” said one witness.

06/17/2015

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Berserk On A Salinas Street, Man Allegedly Slams Mother Into Pavement Then Assaults Arresting Officer

A man was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer Friday evening after officers intervened while he allegedly attacked his own mother in Salinas.

06/07/2015

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Caltrain Conductor Assaulted In Sunnyvale, Suspect Allegedly Refused To Pay Fare

A man allegedly assaulted a Caltrain conductor in Sunnyvale Friday afternoon after refusing to pay the fare, a transit agency spokeswoman said.

05/29/2015

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