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Domestic violence

FAIRFAX, CA - DECEMBER 13:  The Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: San Jose Domestic Violence Prevention Summit Deals With Stalking & Trafficking Through Technology

Our technology analyst reports from a domestic violence prevention conference in San Jose where the focus has been on issues dealing with map apps and geo-location playing into stalking and trafficking.

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Antioch Police

Man Accused Of Holding Family Hostage At Gunpoint In Antioch

An Antioch man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after he allegedly held his family hostage at gunpoint and then chased after them in a vehicle when they escaped, according to police.

07/24/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Richmond Domestic Violence Suspect Subdued With Stun Gun, Police Say He Was Wielding Bat

Police in Richmond arrested a man Tuesday night who allegedly wielded a bat against his girlfriend and had to be subdued with a Taser stun gun, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Police Go Undercover To Arrest Santa Rosa Man For Online Lewd Acts With Minor

Police learned in April that 42-year-old John Garate of Santa Rosa was communicating through social media with underage girls.

07/11/2014

David Contreras (Fremont Police Department)

Fremont Fugitive Wanted For Alleged Domestic Violence Found Hiding Under Mattress

A man who had been evading arrest for more than a month was found hiding under a mattress in a Fremont home last week.

06/24/2014

Site where two bodies where found at Hidden Lake Park in Milpitas. (CBS)

Man, Woman Found Dead In Possible Murder-Suicide In Milpitas Park

A man and woman were found dead in Hidden Lake Park on Friday shortly after residents reported hearing gunfire in the area, Milpitas police said.

06/20/2014

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Abducted Sunnyvale Girl Returned Safely To Mother After Stabbing

An 8-year-old girl who was abducted by her father after he allegedly stabbed her mother in Sunnyvale Thursday night was found safe, police said.

06/20/2014

Standoff in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley ended peacefully (Holly Quan/CBS)

Standoff In San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley Ends Peacefully

An eight hour standoff with police ended peacefully Thursday morning in San Francisco’s Vistacion Valley neighborhood, when an armed domestic violence, suspect, who barricaded himself in a home with his children, surrendered, authorities said.

06/12/2014

Dr. German Baldeon (Gilroy Police Dept.)

Gilroy Doctor Suspected Of Killing Wife Arrested, Second Suspect At Large

Gilroy police have arrested a man suspected of killing his wife in April and are looking for the second suspect in the murder.

06/06/2014

Emergency workers at the scene of a water rescue following a crash on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, December 13, 2013. (CBS)

Man Sentenced To Time Served, Probation For Trying To Throw Wife Off San Mateo Bridge

A man who pleaded no contest in April to a domestic violence charge stemming from allegedly trying to throw his wife off the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in December was sentenced to five years of probation, prosecutors said Friday.

05/30/2014

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