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An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland Violence

The head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.

07/13/2012

U.S. Marshals outside Oaksterdam University on 1600 Broadway in Oakland during a mulit-agency raid, April 2, 2012. (CBS)

Federal Agents Raid Oaksterdam, Other Medical Marijuana Businesses

Agents from three federal law enforcement departments on Monday raided Oaksterdam, the medical marijuana university in downtown Oakland, as well as other marijuana industry businesses in Oakland.

04/02/2012

Investigators at the scene of a methamphetamine bust in San Jose, March 2, 2012. (CBS)

Massive San Jose Meth Bust Tied To Mexican Drug Cartel

The DEA claims three people charged in the massive methamphetamine bust in San Jose last week have ties to Mexican drug cartels.

03/06/2012

A Marijuana plant (Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Bay Area Police Get $1.2 M From Prosecution Of Big Drug Bust

Christmas came early for several Bay Area law enforcement agencies this week, when they received a total of $1.2 million in cash disbursements for their roles in the arrest and successful prosecution of a major marijuana dealer in Hayward.

12/23/2011

Marijuana, pot

$9 Million Worth Of Marijuana Confiscated In West Marin Raid

Marin County sheriff’s deputies eradicated more than 7,000 marijuana plants on private property near Marshall on Tuesday.

09/21/2011

Artichoke Joe's, casino, card club, raid, police

Raided Bay Area Gambling Halls Settle With Regulators

Two Bay Area gambling halls caught up in a multiyear criminal racketeering investigation have reached a settlement with state regulators.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/24/2011

Alameda Man Charged After Raid Of Gambling Clubs

The gaming director of one of the two Bay Area gambling clubs raided last week has been charged with allegedly moving millions of dollars through his personal accounts.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

Artichoke Joe's, casino, card club, raid, police

15 Charged Following Bay Area Casino Raids

15 people involved with Artichoke Joe’s Casino and the Oaks Card Club have been charged with racketeering, extortion and narcotics crimes.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/03/2011

Artichoke Joe's, casino, card club, raid, police

Multi-Agency Raids Target Bay Area Card Clubs

State and federal agents were involved in coordinated raids at Bay Area card clubs Wednesday morning in an apparent crackdown on illegal gambling and organized crime.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

Luc Tien Tran (Calif. Attorney General's Office)

Bay Area Viet Gang Sweep Nets Drugs, Guns, 16 Arrests

A series of raids in the Bay Area Tuesday morning resulted in the arrests of 16 members of the “Insane Viet Thugs” gang, a spokeswoman for the California Attorney General’s Office said.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010

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