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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Residents Say Crossing San Jose’s Senter Road Dangerous Long Before Hit-&-Runs

Residents who live near Senter Road in South San Jose said crossing the street was dangerous long before two hit-and-run collisions on Sunday and Monday.

08/19/2014

Authorities in Palo Alto search for a suspect who evaded police following a traffic stop on August 30, 2012. The suspect was later arrested. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data

Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.

08/19/2014

Surveiilance camera image shows suspect car crashing into outdoor patio at Fred's Place on Bridgeway in Sausalito. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Suspect Car Wrecks, Plows Into Outdoor Sausalito Café During Police Chase

The end of a police chase in Sausalito came extremely close to being a tragedy as the suspect car plowed into a sidewalk café after hitting other cars Tuesday morning.

08/19/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

Man Hit By Car In San Jose Critically Injured, Suspect Remains At Large

A man hit by a car in San Jose near Los Lagos Golf Course Monday night suffered injuries that are considered life-threatening.

08/19/2014

Rohan, a K-9 with the San Leandro Police Department. (CBS)

Top Police Search Dog Helps Nab Suspected Car Thief In San Leandro

A San Leandro police dog honored for his performance in a recent K-9 competition showed off his effectiveness on the job by helping nab a suspected car thief.

08/19/2014

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward. (CBS)

East Bay Elementary School Burglarized Twice In Recent Weeks

Colonial Acres Elementary School in Hayward has been burglarized twice in the past few weeks. The principal said the thieves used a basic kitchen utensil in one of the break-ins.

08/18/2014

Image from YouTube video uploaded Aug. 17 shows a car driver performing stunts on Interstate 580 in Oakland. (Marc Hidalgo/YouTube)

Motorcyclist Killed After Car Sideshows Roll From Port Of Oakland To Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, Stop Traffic On I-580

Castro Valley CHP investigators are trying to see if a motorcyclist who died after that crashing into an SUV off of Interstate 580 Sunday night was coming from a massive illegal street race that disrupted I-580 in Oakland.

08/18/2014

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

Husband Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Wife At Their Oakland Montclair Home

A locksmith pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge that he murdered his wife at their home in Oakland’s Montclair district last month.

08/18/2014

A picture of the power drill mistaken for a gun that a woman was carrying when she was shot and killed by San Jose police on August 14, 2014. (San Jose police)

San Jose Woman Fatally Shot By Police After Brandishing Power Drill Identified

A woman shot to death Thursday by a San Jose police officer after brandishing what looked like a gun but proved to be a power drill was 19-year-old Diana Showman, of San Jose, police announced Monday.

08/18/2014

(Joel Saget/Getty Images)

SF Cyclist Dies Weeks After Being Hit By Stolen Van Fleeing Police

A bicyclist who was hit by a man fleeing from police in a stolen van in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood last month succumbed to his injuries at a hospital over the weekend, authorities said Monday.

08/18/2014

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