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San Francisco Police on the scene of an officer-involved shooting near Bernal Heights Park on the evening of March 21, 2014. (CBS)

Autopsy: Man Killed By San Francisco Police At Bernal Heights Park Struck By At Least 10 Bullets

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office released a full autopsy report Friday for 28-year-old Alejandro “Alex” Nieto that confirmed he was struck by at least ten bullets when he was fatally shot by police at Bernal Heights Park in March.

09/12/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1-Year-Old Boy Shot While Riding Stroller In East Oakland Recovering In Hospital

A 1-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a stroller in East Oakland on Thursday remains hospitalized Wednesday but is in stable condition and recovering, police said.

09/12/2014

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Antioch Police Department Unveils New App For Public To Report Crime

Antioch residents have a new crime-fighting tool at their fingertips to instantly communicate with local law enforcement and report suspicious activity.

09/12/2014

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Washington Man Allegedly Kidnaps Son, Possibly Headed To California By Sailboat

The FBI is on the look-out for a man from Washington who has reportedly kidnapped his biological son and may be headed to California on a sailboat.

09/12/2014

(CBS SF)

San Leandro Officers Now Wearing Video Cameras On Uniforms To Record Interactions With Public

San Leandro police officers and other staff members assigned to work in the field are now equipped with video camera devices worn on the front of their uniform shirts.

09/12/2014

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SF Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Crash That Paralyzed 5-Year-Old Girl

A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts on Thursday after paralyzing a five-year-old girl and killing his passenger while driving intoxicated near the Sonoma Raceway in October 2013

09/12/2014

(CBS)

Former San Jose Police Chiefs Say Pension Reforms Have Created A Public Safety Crisis

Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.

09/12/2014

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Police Say Unlocked Homes In Petaluma Are Being Burgled In Broad Daylight

There have been 86 residential burglaries in Petaluma this year – 18 in August alone – and 74 of them were committed between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

09/12/2014

El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose May Crack Down On Bar After Reports Of Violence, Prostitution

City officials may soon shut down a San Jose bar, after neighbors said the establishment is attracting crime, drugs and prostitution.

09/12/2014

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Emerald Triangle’s ‘Murder Mountain’ In Marijuana Country Living Up To Its Name

Marijuana sales nationwide are estimated to hit $104 billion this year, and a lot of it is coming from California’s Emerald Triangle of Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties.

09/11/2014

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