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Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested For Alleged Battery Of Patient At San Francisco General Hospital

A San Francisco Sheriff’s Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco General Hospital.

10 hours ago

Public Defenders protest in solidarity with #blacklivesmatter protesters, in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Public Defenders Don #BlackLivesMatter Shirts, Join Nationwide Protest

This is the first time in recent history public defenders organized a protest in Oakland. According to one protester, “every day, public defenders see the imbalance in the court system that allows police officers to escape punishment for crimes against black people.”

12/18/2014

Syed Muzaffar (SFPD)

Mother Wants Uber Held Responsible For Daughter’s Death In San Francisco, Following Charges For Former Driver

A former Uber driver has been charged in the death of a six-year-old girl in San Francisco last New Year’s Eve, but the victim’s mother and the family’s attorney want the company held responsible too.

12/09/2014

Alameda County District Attorney Seal

Feds Sue Debt Collection Agency For Deceptively Using CA District Attorney Seals On Letters To Debtors

A lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco is trying to stop a debt collection company from using the seal and letterhead of California district attorneys to go after people who owe money.

12/05/2014

Dashboard surveillance camera shows a woman stabbing a San Mateo cab driver.

Shocking Video Of Woman Stabbing South Bay Cabbie Shows How Surveillance Has Revolutionized Crime Investigation

From surveillance cameras to cellphones to body cams — we’re being watched everywhere we go. All that video evidence has revolutionized the way crimes are investigated and prosecuted.

11/16/2014

(Mercy For Animals)

Police Raid Petaluma Duck Farm After Undercover Video Reveals Sick & Wounded Animals

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office deputies raided a duck factory in Petaluma Wednesday after an animal advocacy group released hidden camera video showing wounded and sick animals.

10/23/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Former Livermore Golf Instructor Sentenced To 27 Years Prison For Child Molestation, Murder Plot

A former Livermore golf instructor was sentenced by a judge Thursday to 27 years in state prison for sexually abusing three boys he was teaching and then trying to solicit someone to murder them.

10/09/2014

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Levi's Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Police Turn Over Ray McDonald Alleged Domestic Violence Case To Prosecutors; No Decision Yet On Charges

More than a month after his arrest on felony domestic violence charges, the San Jose Police department has turned over its case involving 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald to prosecutors.

10/02/2014

Courthouse Dog

Service Dog Helps Scared Victims, Witnesses During San Francisco Court Proceedings

The San Francisco court system has a new, specially-trained assistant to help vulnerable witnesses cope with their situation, and can do it on all fours.

09/19/2014

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

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