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UC Davis Researcher Facing Firearm, Explosives Possession Charges After Explosion

A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.

01/24/2013

San Francisco police responded to an explosive device found near AT&T Park.  (CBS)

SF Bomb Squad Called To Investigate Military Device Found Near AT&T Park

A San Francisco police bomb squad was called out to investigate a piece of military ordinance discovered Thursday near AT&T Park.

01/23/2013

The bomb squad was called to a home on the 900 block of 37th Avenue in Oakland on December 26, 2012, after 5.5 pounds of TNT was found. (CBS)

Bomb Squad Removes World War II-Era Explosives From Oakland Home

The Alameda County sheriff’s bomb squad has safely removed old explosives that a resident had stored at his home in the 900 block of 37th Street near West Oakland, sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J. D. Nelson said.

12/26/2012

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Device In Oakland Shopping Center

A suspicious device prompted the shutdown of a shopping center in West Oakland for a couple of hours this evening before investigators could determine that the device was harmless.

12/01/2012

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

No Charges Filed In Oakland Airport Bomb Scare

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a Southern California artist and teacher who was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport for wearing a suspicious watch.

11/19/2012

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

Oakland Airport Passenger Arrested After Watch Creates Bomb Scare

A Southern California man was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport after airport security found him wearing a watch that looked like a timing device for an explosive, according to an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman.

11/16/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Police Detonate Live Pipe Bomb After San Jose Traffic Stop; Driver Arrested

Police detonated a live pipe bomb found in a car during a traffic stop in San Jose Wednesday night.

11/08/2012

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Suspicious Package Prompts Street Closures In SF Financial District

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a suspicious package was found in San Francisco’s Financial District late Tuesday morning, a San Francisco police officer said.

10/30/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Suspicious Packages Prompt Oakland Street Closures

Oakland police have shut down streets while they investigate two suspicious packages discovered at 16th Street and Telegraph Avenue.

10/29/2012

A SFPD bomb squad robot approaches a suspicious package at the UCSF child care center at 610 Parnassus Ave., October 15, 2012. (CBS)

Suspicious Package At UCSF Prompts Evacuations, Street Closures

Police gave the all-clear after a suspicious package discovered near the University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Monday morning was found to be harmless, a university spokeswoman said.

10/15/2012

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