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California Highway Patrol officers surround a car following a chase on Interstate 880 in Oakland. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Driver Involved In Hit And Runs On Interstate 880 In Oakland Believed To Be Under The Influence Of Drugs

A brief pursuit of a reckless driver in the East Bay ended Thursday morning with the suspect being taken into custody in Oakland, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.

07/24/2014

Screenshot of Bluoz.com. (Bluoz.com)

Gentrification And Crime, Techies And Drug Users: ‘Crackhead Cam’ Captures Transition Of San Francisco Mid-Market

San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood is undergoing a transition. While it has a burgeoning nightlife, a blogger’s webcam shows not all of it is pretty.

07/23/2014

Women Arrested After Crashing Pickup Truck Into San Leandro Liquor Store

Women Arrested After Crashing Pickup Truck Into San Leandro Liquor Store

A San Leandro woman was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after police said she crashed her pickup truck into a San Leandro liquor store.

07/23/2014

Jeffrey Bugai was arrested July 10 for kidnapping with the intent to commit sexual assaults while impersonating a police officer. (San Francisco Police Department)

Police Arrest SF Man For Impersonating Cop To Kidnap, Sexually Assault Immigrants

A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer to kidnap and sexually assault newly arrived immigrants, police said Monday.

07/21/2014

Alix Catherine Tichleman was arrested in the heroin overdose death of a man in the Santa Cruz boat harbor. (Santa Cruz Police)

Admitted Prostitute Arrested In Heroin Overdose Death Of Google Executive On Santa Cruz Yacht

A woman who has admitted to being a prostitute was arrested Friday in the November heroin overdose death of a Google executive on a docked yacht.

07/08/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Checks Himself into Rehab

Alice@97.3 reports Williams checked himself into rehab but may not be what you think…

07/01/2014

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Vallejo Caregiver Who Sexually Assaulted Disabled Adult Among 104 Fugitives US Marshals Arrested In 2 Weeks

The U.S. Marshals in the Northern and Eastern District of California arrested a caregiver who assaulted a person in a wheelchair along with a hundred other violent fugitives from throughout the region during a two-week operation.

07/01/2014

Barry Bonds (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds’ Felony Conviction To Be Reconsidered By Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court says it will reconsider Barry Bonds’ felony conviction for obstruction of justice.

07/01/2014

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Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover Investigations

The Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new prescriptions.

07/01/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Driver Of Motor Home That Flipped On Berkeley Freeway Was Wanted On Drug Charges

The driver of a motor home that flipped onto its side and collided with a tow truck on eastbound interstate 80 in Berkeley on Sunday morning was wanted on a no-bail warrant on drug charges in San Francisco, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Monday.

06/23/2014

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