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California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Issues 105 Pardons On Christmas Eve, Many For Nonviolent Drug Crimes

Gov. Jerry Brown continued his practice of forgiveness on Christmas Eve by issuing 105 pardons, mostly for people who have been convicted of nonviolent drug offenses and burglary more than a decade ago.

12/24/2014

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San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Not Guilty In Conspiracy Trial

A San Mateo County Sheriff’s deputy accused of conspiring with corrections officers and a known gang member to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a county jail pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.

12/17/2014

El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Bar Shut Down Following History Of Complaints Over Prostitution, Fighting, Public Urination

State regulators Tuesday indefinitely suspended the liquor license of a San Jose bar with a history of complaints over crime, gang fights, prostitution and people vomiting and urinating outside the premises.

12/16/2014

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

Jail Break-In? California Drug Smugglers Get Arrested To Sneak Narcotics Behind Bars

Drug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriffs officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars..

11/29/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jury Deliberations Set To Begin in San Francisco Police Officers’ Corruption Case

A San Francisco police officer corruption case is going to a jury on Monday where the officers are charged with conspiracy to commit theft from the Police Department, theft of more than $5,000 and conspiracy to violate civil rights.

11/25/2014

(CBS)

3 Masked Men Tie Up Employees At Point Richmond Pharmacy, Make Off With High-Priced, Highly Addictive Prescription Drugs

After tying up the employees, the robbers grabbed the pharmacy’s most addictive, opiate-based drugs — Oxycodone, Oxycotin, and Oxymorphine.

11/22/2014

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Reporter Mike Sugerman Puts Bay Area Medicinal Marijuana Dispensary Products To The Test

Medicinal marijuana is legal in California. But what are patients really buying when they shop at their local dispensary? Reporter Mike Sugerman conducted a random test.

11/17/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former SFPD Officer Said 2 Officers On Trial Joined Him Stealing Money, Drugs During Arrests

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury Monday that he stole money, property and drugs during searches and arrests and said he did it with two other officers now on trial.

11/17/2014

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Driver Allegedly High On Methadone Smashes Car Into Richmond Utility Box, Knocking Power Out For 3,600 Residents

At least 3,600 Marina Bay residents were without power Sunday afternoon after an impaired driver crashed his car into a PG&E utility box, according to Richmond police.

11/17/2014

Larry Donnell #84 of the New York Giants fails to make a catch against Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

DEA Agents Conduct Surprise Check Of 49ers’ Medical Staff After Team Beats Giants In New Jersey

Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least two visiting NFL teams’ medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players’ claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.

11/16/2014

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