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Woman Injured In Violent Pleasant Hill Purse Snatching Attempt

A woman suffered minor injuries when two suspects pulled her to the ground in an attempted purse-snatching in Pleasant Hill earlier this week.


A police sketch of a kidnapping attempt suspect in Pacifica. (Pacifica Police)

Attempted Abduction Of Girl In Pacifica Was False Report

The reported attempted abduction of a 10-year-old girl in Pacifica on Sunday was a false report by the girl and a friend, Pacifica police said Wednesday.


A police sketch of a kidnapping attempt suspect in Pacifica. (Pacifica Police)

10-Year Old Girl Escapes Kidnapping Attempt In Pacifica

Police said a 10-year-old girl escaped from a kidnapping attempt in Pacifica Sunday evening.


Aron Roy (Fremont Police Dept.)

Man Charged In Fremont Teen Girl Kidnapping Claims He Was In Her Car Accidentally

A man charged with kidnapping and intending to rape a 16-year-old girl at knifepoint said he accidentally climbed into her car and only wanted to get out.


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San Jose Earthquakes Attempt World Record With Stadium Groundbreaking

The San Jose Earthquakes are attempting to break a world record Sunday, with the largest number of people to participate in a groundbreaking ceremony.


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Inmate Trying To Escape Santa Rosa Courtroom Shot With Taser

A Sonoma County Jail inmate was shot with a Taser when he tried to flee a county courtroom Friday morning.



Woman Fends Off Kidnapper During Jog In South San Francisco

A woman thwarted a kidnapping attempt in South San Francisco on Saturday when she fended off the attacker and kicked him to the ground, police said.



Man Sought In Attempted Robbery At Palo Alto 7-Eleven Store

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery early Sunday morning at a 7-Eleven in Palo Alto.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010

Park Regency Apartments in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Fifth Rape Attempt Terrifies Women In Walnut Creek

A fifth woman has been attacked at a Walnut Creek apartment complex that has been plagued by rapes and attempted sexual assaults since June.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010