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FBI Crime Report Identifies Emeryville As 2nd Most Dangerous City In Bay Area

An FBI report on crime in the United States found Oakland the second most dangerous city in the country. But little Emeryville ranked the second most dangerous in the Bay Area.

11/14/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Dubbed 2nd Most Dangerous City In The United States

Despite s slowdown in violent crime over the last year or more, Oakland remains the most violent city in California, according to the latest numbers from the feds.

11/12/2014

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Website Streams Private Security Cameras; Reminds Users To Change Passwords

Security cameras can help people keep a watchful eye on their homes when they’re away, but a new website shows that very camera may be letting others sneak a peek inside.

11/11/2014

(CBS)

Programmer Accused Of Running Online Black Market Silk Road 2.0 Arrested In San Francisco

26-year-old Blake Benthall has agreed to be transferred in custody to New York to face multiple charges for allegedly running the Silk Road 2.0 underground website.

11/06/2014

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Judge Sentences Lafayette Venture Capitalist To 2 Years For Wire Fraud Scheme

The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in an Oakland courtroom Wednesday to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts

10/29/2014

(CBS)

Google Employee Facing Cyber-Stalking Charges After Trying To Blackmail Woman Over Nude Photos

A Google employee is facing federal cyber-stalking charges and has been banned from using the Internet after he posed as a researcher and tried to blackmail a woman over her nude research photos.

10/25/2014

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Federal Agents, Police Converge On West Oakland Home To Serve Search Warrant

The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting a search warrant operation in West Oakland home this afternoon, an FBI spokesman said.

10/24/2014

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Twitter Sues Government For Right To Release Federal Surveillance Records

Sighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.

10/07/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Lawsuit By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been hit with a civil lawsuit accusing him of accepting illegal campaign donations from an undercover FBI agent involved in the corruption probe and State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, and 26 other defendants.

09/22/2014

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Washington Man Allegedly Kidnaps Son, Possibly Headed To California By Sailboat

The FBI is on the look-out for a man from Washington who has reportedly kidnapped his biological son and may be headed to California on a sailboat.

09/12/2014

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