ATF Deploying Team To Investigate 6-Alarm Emeryville FireOfficials with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they activated their National Response Team Thursday to help local and state authorities determine the cause and origin of a six-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Emeryville.
Illegal Firearm Maker 'Dr. Death' Helped Create Untraceable 'Ghost Guns'Federal authorities are concerned about dangerous, untraceable firearms known as "ghost guns" being illicitly produced in machine shops without licenses or background checks.
Standoff With Suspect Armed With Explosives Ends In ArrestA man dressed in camouflage and armed with explosives was taken into custody after an intense 5½ hour standoff in Sacramento.
Powdered Alcohol Wins U.S. Approval From FedsThe product, called Palcohol, had received the greenlight from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau briefly last year before the bureau backtracked and said the label approvals had been given in error.
Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland ViolenceThe head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
Arson Confirmed In Oakland Fire That Shut Down Transbay BART ServiceFederal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy ObamaWednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
Feds Called In To Investigate Oakland Fire That Shut Transbay BARTAgents arrived on Wednesday. less than a week after the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
Oakland Police, ATF Joint Undercover Operation Nets Dozens Of ArrestsAn undercover operation between the Oakland Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives targeting guns and drugs has resulted in 60 suspects being charged or indicted, according to authorities.
Transgender Bay Area Woman Wins Landmark Employment RulingThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled late Monday that discrimination against transgender employees is illegal.
$15,000 Reward Offered For Help Catching Novato ArsonistFederal investigators are now involved in the hunt for information leading to the arrest of anyone involved with dozens of arson fires in Novato.

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