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San Francisco Police Recover 89 Stolen Vehicles During 9-Day May Campaign

Police in San Francisco recovered 89 stolen vehicles and made 40 arrests during a nine-day concentrated enforcement period in May, during which they focused specifically on auto theft.

19 hours ago

Police Arrest Suspected Carjacker

San Jose Police Arrest Man Following Gunfight, Pursuit, Carjacking And Crash

Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting incident that occurred during a pursuit in San Jose late Friday night.

24 hours ago

Nathanael Wells Willis

San Francisco Massage Therapist Arrested For Sexual Battery

An unlicensed San Francisco massage therapist has been arrested on suspicion of sexual battery at his Union Square office building.

07/31/2015

Adrian Jerry Gonzalez in court on July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Youth Advocates Slam Charging Santa Cruz Teen As Adult In Maddy Middleton’s Death

A 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with raping and killing his 8-year-old neighbor in California is too young to understand what he is accused of doing, youth advocacy groups said Friday.

07/31/2015

James Schoenfeld

Chowchilla Kidnapper Could Be Released ‘Any Day Now’ After Gov. Allows Parole Ruling To Stand

One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom will be paroled soon because Gov. Jerry Brown has let a parole board’s ruling stand, the man’s attorney said Friday.

07/31/2015

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Mother Of Murdered Girl Invites Community To Howl At The Blue Moon

The mother of an 8-year-old Santa Cruz girl who was murdered earlier this week has invited the community to howl at the blue moon in honor of her daughter, who loved wolves.

07/31/2015

Police near the scene of a crash and in-custody death in San Francisco's Marina District, July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Elderly Sonoma Co. Man Dies After Beating By Caretaker Who Later Died In San Francisco Police Custody

An elderly assault victim died Thursday night after Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said he was brutally assaulted by a man who later died in San Francisco police custody, according to the sheriff’s office.

07/31/2015

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Person Shot Near Grocery Store In Bodega Bay

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office has responded to a shooting near the Diekmann’s Bay store in Bodega Bay.

07/31/2015

Police near the scene of a crash and in-custody death in San Francisco's Marina District, July 30, 2015. (CBS)

Man Dies In Police Custody After Altercation In San Francisco Marina District; 2 Officers Hurt

A man who died in police custody in San Francisco’s Marina District Thursday morning after allegedly fleeing a crash was being sought in connection with a brutal attack on a 96-year-old man in the Graton area of Sonoma County, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

07/30/2015

27-year-old Edgar Covarrubias. (CBS)

South Bay Science Camp Counselor Charged With Allegedly Molesting 2nd Victim

A former counselor accused of molesting a boy at a science camp in Santa Clara County is now facing additional felony charges for a second victim, prosecutors said Thursday.

07/30/2015

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