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Whole Foods Market (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Petaluma Police Arrest Man Attempting To Rob Whole Foods Market

Officers Friday arrested a man for attempting to rob a Whole Foods Market in Petaluma while aggressively fighting off both employees and police.

09/27/2014

George Jung

KPIX 5 Exclusive: Former Drug Kingpin George Jung Speaks From Bay Area Suburb

George Jung, a notorious drug smuggler whose life story was made into the film “Blow” starring Johnny Depp, gave a wide-ranging interview to KPIX 5 reporter Cate Cauguiran at the home in a San Francisco suburb.

09/26/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Uber Driver Charged With Attacking Passenger With Hammer

A driver for the ridesharing service Uber has pleaded not guilty to charges he seriously injured a passenger by attacking him with a hammer earlier this week.

09/26/2014

Alan Velete is accused of abusing and killing a 4-month-old puppy in front of his young daughter. (Redwood City Police Department)

Redwood City Man Sentenced For Torture, Killing Of Puppy In Front Of Daughter

A Redwood City man who pleaded no contest to killing his puppy Lucky after torturing it for weeks in front of his 4-year-old daughter was sentenced to two years in county jail Friday morning, prosecutors said.

09/26/2014

Richmond police cars respond to 4 shootings within several hours that killed 3.

Cash Program For At Risk Youth Helping Slow Richmond’s Gun Violence

A program aimed at stopping the killings on the streets of Richmond – by offering cash and other tools to build a future – is having success in slowing the bloodshed in a city with a history of gun violence.

09/26/2014

(Richmond Pulse)

Richmond Anti-Crime Program Takes Enemies On Free Trips

A Richmond program is sending former criminals on all-expense paid trips — but there’s a catch. You have to go arm-and-arm with your enemy.

09/26/2014

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords Of Apartment Complex Notorious For Violence, Shootings

The Oakland City Attorney has sued the landlords of an apartment complex that they said has become a base for a violent gang. Residents said they have experienced robberies, shootings and gang members chasing down tenants.

09/25/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Victim Defies Gunman Who Steals Her SUV, Flees Across Two Bridges, Before Crashing In SF Financial District

“If you’re going to shoot me, it’s going to be here where my family knows where I’m at,” declared a carjacking victim to the gunmen climbing into her passenger seat.

09/25/2014

The El Tarasco bar on N. 13th St. and E. Mission St. in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose City Councilmember Targets Neighborhood Bar Over Crime Complaints

A San Jose city councilman is looking at new enforcement actions against a neighborhood bar which neighbors claim is a magnet for criminal activity.

09/24/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other Offenses

Over 300 people have been banned from the BART system after the transit agency’s law went into effect allowing them to issue stay-away orders.

09/24/2014

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