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Officer Who Beat, Pepper Sprayed San Francisco Homeless Man ‘Doing As He Was Trained’ Says Chief

San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.

02/26/2015

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Lake County Man Caught On Camera Punching Himself In Face Before Accusing Officers Of Assault

A Lake County man who accused Oregon police of brutality was caught on camera punching himself in the face, causing the black eyes he claimed officers caused.

02/18/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Elderly Man Beaten With Own Cane A Block Away From Tenderloin Police Station In Broad Daylight; Suspects Get Away

A 78-year-old man was beaten with his own cane and pepper sprayed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in broad daylight on Tuesday. The robbery incident happened only a block away from the police station and the suspects got away.

02/12/2015

Grey van Jimmy Tronconis was driving when he was attacked.

Victim In Violent Vigilante Mistaken Identity Beating In Santa Rosa Describes His Ordeal

It was a case of vigilante justice gone terribly wrong. Two Santa Rosa men, fed up with crime in their neighborhood, were convinced they’d found their man. Unfortunately, they had the wrong guy.

02/11/2015

Dalana Bluford, a student at Solano Community College, after she was brutally beaten. (CBS)

3 Solano College Women’s Basketball Players Arrested, Expelled After Student Brutally Beaten

Three women’s college basketball players are behind bars, accused of beating up a student with baseball bats and crowbars. Solano Community College said the three players have been expelled, along with two others.

01/16/2015

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Convicted Felon Charged In Brutal Beating Death With Metal Pipe In Oakland

A convicted felon has been charged with beating a man to death with a metal pipe near his East Oakland home last month, prosecutors said.

01/05/2015

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

3 People Severely Beaten In Separate Robberies Near Richmond BART Station

In each case, the victim was walking alone when the suspect approached them and took their cellphones and money.

12/29/2014

Dashboard surveillance camera shows a woman stabbing a San Mateo cab driver.

14 Top Videos Of 2014: Amazing Pit Bull, Bizarre Light, Robots, Racial Tensions Most Viewed On cbsSF.com

From racial tensions to robots, heinous crimes to acts of courage, the top 14 videos of 2014 show a powerful snapshot of video news in the San Francisco Bay Area.

12/24/2014

Surveillance video of three people who police say are suspects in the fatal beating of a homeless man. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Surveillance Video Shows 3 Suspects In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Man In San Francisco

Police in San Francisco hope a new video of men suspected beating a homeless man to death will lead to their arrest.

12/02/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Suspected In Fatal Beating Of Homeless Man In San Francisco Financial District

Investigators are looking for a group of “cowards” who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in San Francisco’s Financial District early Monday morning, a police spokesman said.

11/25/2014

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