A San Francisco Police motorcycle officer. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Increase Traffic Citations, Reduce Traffic Fatalities

San Francisco police wrote 62 percent more traffic tickets this year than they did last year. The increase is part of stepped-up effort aimed at keeping pedestrians safe under the Vision Zero program.


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San Jose Pedestrian, Bicyclist Fatalities Reach 15-Year High

2013 is coming to a close with a nearly two-decade high in pedestrian and bicycle fatalities in city of San Jose.


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Survey Finds DUI Fatalities Down In California

The survey by the California DMV, which looked at the years 2000-2010, found a sharp drop in DUI-related fatalities, and an overall increase in arrests.


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Man, Woman Found Shot Dead Outside Richmond Apartment

Police said the two shootings may be part of a brewing feud between two groups in North and Central Richmond.


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Caltrans Launches Statewide Safety Campaign

Caltrans is trying to make the roads safer for its employees with the start of the two week “Move Over” campaign.


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Bay Area July 4th Holiday DUI Arrests Rise

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Drunken driving arrests were up in the Bay Area over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, with one fatality, California Highway Patrol officers reported. From 12 CHP Bay Area command areas 251 […]

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

Rescuers pull an injured firefighter from the fire scene on Berkeley Way in San Francisco. (Photo by Patty Stanton)

Trauma Surgeon Describes SF Firefighters’ Injuries

The complexity of multiple injuries suffered by two San Francisco firefighters eventually took their lives this past week.



Violent Night In San Jose Leaves At Least 2 Dead

Two men were shot and killed and a third suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting near a nightclub Saturday night in San Jose.

CBS San Francisco–01/09/2011

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CHP DUI Arrests Rise Over Holiday Weekend, Fatalities Fall

The California Highway Patrol says the number of drunken driving arrests CHP officers have made so far during the holiday weekend is up, but fatalities are down.

CBS San Francisco–11/28/2010