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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

Adam Martin

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

Christian Rasner

Parents Of Teen Brutally Beaten At Valley Fair Mall Want Surveillance Video Released

Nearly one week after 17-year-old Christian Rasner was brutally assaulted in the parking lot of the Valley Fair Mall the teen’s parents are demanding police release the surveillance video to find the suspects.

03/16/2015

Christian Rasner

Teen In Coma After Brutal Parking Lot Attack At Valley Fair Mall

A teen remained in the hospital with a coma Friday after he was attacked in the parking lot of a major South Bay mall earlier this week, in a bold attack caught on surveillance video. His attackers remain on the loose.

03/13/2015

SF Muni homeless man police officer

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

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