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Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Family Of Man Fatally Shot By SFPD In Bernal Heights Call Medical Examiner’s Report Defamatory

Supporters of Alejandro Nieto, the man shot and killed by San Francisco police last march in Bernal Heights, are calling the medical examiner’s report that rules his death a homicide defamatory

09/12/2014

Andy Lopez (Family photo)

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Who Shot And Killed Andy Lopez Returning To Full Duty

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s deputy at the center of a controversial officer-involved shooting last year in which a 13-year-old boy died will be returning to patrol.

08/15/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

Alaska District Attorney Will Not Bring Charges In Sexual Assault Case Involving Stanford Student

District Attorney James Scott said there is insufficient evidence to prove that 21-year-old senior Leah Francis was raped by her ex-boyfriend in his home in Alaska over winter break.

08/13/2014

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Alameda County Teams With FBI In Hopes Of Processing Backlog Of DNA Rape Kits Faster

Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.

08/12/2014

Handicap parking, disabled parking,

Phil Matier: D.A. Issues Warning To San Franciscans Who Abuse Disabled Parking Placards

An anonymous tip to the DMV has lead to the arrest of three people in San Francisco on charges including; fraud, perjury and burglary for their use of disabled parking placards.

07/15/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting

Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision to not charge sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

07/08/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chinese Nationals Facing Pimping And Pandering Charges In SF Sunset Brothel Bust

A husband and wife accused of running a brothel out of San Francisco’s Sunset District entered not guilty pleas in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon.

06/25/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Committee Passes Phone Anti-Theft, Kill-Switch Measure—Heads To Full State Assembly

A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.

06/24/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Community Groups Receive Grants To Protect And Educate Pedestrians

As San Francisco struggles to combat an alarming rate of pedestrian deaths and injuries, several local community groups are receiving money to educate residents.

06/10/2014

Detective Michael Maes has been identified as the officer who fatally shot Sgt. Tommy Smith during a probation search in Dublin on January 21, 2014. (BART Police)

Report Finds BART Cop Accidentally Shot, Killed Fellow Officer On Duty

Prosecutors say a California police officer accidentally shot and killed a fellow officer when he mistook him for an armed assailant.

05/30/2014

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