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Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

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San Jose Home Of 49er Ray McDonald Burglarized While Team Was In Arizona

Embattled San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald’s home was burglarized over the weekend.

09/22/2014

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference on September 19, 2014 inside the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City. Goodell took the time to address personal conduct issues in the NFL. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

9 Of The Harshest Tweets About Roger Goodell’s Press Conference On NFL Domestic Violence

If the rest of the world reacts to Roger Godell’s abuse mea culpa the way Twitter did Friday, the NFL’s commissioner is going to have a hard time keeping his job. Goodell vowed major changes […]

09/19/2014

London Breed

SF Supervisor London Breed Says 49ers Should Sit Ray McDonald During Investigation

Supervisor London Breed spoke to KPIX 5’s Phil Matier on Sunday about her nonbinding resolution which calls for the 49ers to keep Ray McDonald from playing while an investigation of felony domestic violence charges against the star defensive end continues.

09/14/2014

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Woman Acquitted Of DUI; SF Jury Agrees She Was Escaping Abusive Boyfriend

A woman was acquitted of DUI after a San Francisco jury determined she needed to drive in order to get away from her abusive boyfriend.

01/31/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill That Closes Loophole Over Rape Convictions

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.

09/09/2013

A Fremont man was arrested for trying to hang his girlfriend.  (CBS)

Fremont Man Accused Of Trying To Hang Girlfriend In Backyard During Argument

A Fremont man was behind bars Monday after allegedly attempting to hang his girlfriend during an argument.

11/27/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

SF Mayor Calls Sheriff Mirkarimi A Wife Beater As Ethics Probe Begins

“As one of the top law enforcement officials for the city, he ought not to have engaged in the beating of his wife,” Mayor Ed Lee told reporters at an impromptu news conference shortly before the city’s Ethics Commission opened a multi-day administrative hearing on official misconduct charges.

06/19/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Mirkarimi Ex-Girlfriend Details Alleged Abuse, Will Testify In Trial

During a pretrial hearing Monday in the Ross Mirkarimi domestic violence case, an ex-girlfriend testified about an alleged physical confrontation involving the San Francisco sheriff.

03/05/2012

Ross Mirkarimi

Change Of Venue Request, Appeal On Video Put Mirkarimi Trial On Hold

Dueling legal maneuvers put the hold on jury selection Monday in the domestic violence case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.

03/05/2012

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