Grand jury indictments were handed down against 48 suspected members of the Nuestra Familia gang in Santa Clara County on Tuesday.
Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for emails and other information that people transmit online.
A man suspected of being the “Button Down Bandit” was arrested Monday on allegations he robbed several banks in the East Bay, according to the FBI.
The FBI searched the offices of a California state senator and the Legislature’s Latino caucus on Tuesday but would not disclose the reason for the investigation.
The FBI and local authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying three men who allegedly robbed two banks in San Francisco and Millbrae on Monday as well as another San Francisco bank in April.
FBI statistics released on Monday show that besides an increase in violent crime, the increasing trend of property crime throughout the Bay Area last year is seeping into 2013.
In a ruling written May 20 and obtained Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston ordered Google to comply with the FBI’s demands.
A federal crime task force conducted parole and probation compliance checks at a public housing complex in West Oakland Friday morning, a FBI spokesman said.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead agency, nationwide, for everything from violations of federal civil rights, hate crime prevention, color of law abuses, human trafficking and security.
A newly-released report by law enforcement expert William Bratton urges the Oakland Police Department to make solving property crimes, such as burglaries, a priority.