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Maximillian the pit bull puppy had to be put down after someone tortured him. (Courtesy: San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

$10K Reward Offered After Homeless Man’s Puppy Stolen, Brutally Tortured In San Francisco

A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.

05/17/2015

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Sleeping Homeless Man Beaten With Baseball Bat In San Francisco; Suspect Arrested

Police arrested a suspect who allegedly beat a sleeping homeless man with a metal baseball bat early Tuesday morning in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

04/22/2015

San Bernardino sheriff's cars as they search for a man suspected of stealing a horse on April 9, 2015. A video has surfaced of the suspect being assaulted by deputies. (CBS)

$650,000 Settlement For Man Beaten By Deputies After Horse Chase In SoCal County

A California county has approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after a horse chase was captured on video.

04/21/2015

Homeless advocates stage a sleepover in Berkeley to show support for better treatment of the homeless. (CBS)

Protesters Sleeping On Berkeley Streets To Show Support For Better Treatment Of Homeless

Protesters from a number of faith groups pulled out blankets and pillows to spend the night on Berkeley’s streets Thursday night as a way to show support for better treatment of the city’s homeless population.

04/09/2015

San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow with Tim Flannery #1 of the San Francisco Giants before Stow yells “Play Ball!” before Game Four of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow To Receive Fraction Of $18M Judgment In Dodger Stadium Attack

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who was savagely beaten by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans following an Opening Day game in 2011, has yet to receive any of the $18 million awarded to him – and is likely to receive far less, while his health insurer will get millions before Stow is paid.

04/08/2015

Surveillance footage of an attack on a homeless man in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood on April 2, 2015. (CBS)

Camera Captures Vicious Beating Of Homeless Man In San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Police are searching for the man who viciously attacked a homeless man sitting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin on Wednesday night, an assault captured by security cameras.

04/02/2015

A Berkeley Ambassador is caught on camera assaulting a homeless man. (CBS SF)

Alameda County DA Drops Charges Against 2 Homeless Men After Video Of Beating By Berkeley ‘Hospitality Ambassador’ Surfaces

After reviewing a video of the incident, the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed the case against two homeless men who had pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery charges in a confrontation with two Berkeley community ambassadors.

04/02/2015

17-year-old Christian Rasner suffered a traumatic brain injury in the attack. (CBS SF)

Teen In Coma After Brutal Attack At South Bay Mall Showing Signs Of Recovery

There’s a bright spot in the slow recovery of a teenager who was brutally assaulted in the parking lot of a South Bay mall and left in a coma several weeks ago.

03/31/2015

25-year-old Truong Huynh is accused of assaulting 17-year-old Christian Rasner in the Valley Fair Mall parking lot on March 11, 2015. (San Jose Police)

Police Arrest Man Suspected Of Brutally Beating Teen At Valley Fair Mall

Police in San Jose have announced an arrest in the case of the beating of a 17-year-old boy at the Valley Fair Mall earlier this month.

03/26/2015

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Santa Rosa Man’s Neck Broken In Unprovoked Attack In Rohnert Park

Police are investigating an apparently random attack in a Rohnert Park parking lot Monday that sent a man to the hospital with a broken neck.

03/19/2015

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