Standoff With Suspect Armed With Explosives Ends In ArrestA man dressed in camouflage and armed with explosives was taken into custody after an intense 5½ hour standoff in Sacramento.
Former Officer Claims Pittsburg Police Are Fudging Crime StatsWhile authorities in Pittsburg have been trumpeting a dramatic drop in crime over recent years, a former officer with the department claims police are downgrading some crimes and fudging their numbers.
FBI Says It Won't Reveal How It Accessed Locked iPhoneThe FBI says it won't publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
Arrest Made In 1984 Child Abduction-Murder That Shocked FairfieldA convicted serial child molester currently serving time in state prison has been charged with the 1984 abduction-murder of a 3-year-old Fairfield boy -- a crime that sent shock waves to the very core of a Bay Area community, authorities announced Tuesday.
Feds Get iPhone Passcode In Brooklyn Drug Case, Withdraw Demand For Apple's HelpThe government said it no longer needs Apple's assistance to unlock the iPhone and is withdrawing its request for an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a New York drug case.
FBI iPhone Hack May Have Cost $1 MillionFBI Director James Comey hinted at an event in London on Thursday that the FBI paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
FBI: Using Third Parties To Break Encryption Not Only Answer The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable information and evidence from digital devices because of default encryption, a senior FBI official told members of Congress at a hearing on digital encryption Tuesday.
Government Will Try To Force Apple To Open iPhone In Brooklyn Drug CaseThe U.S. Justice Department still wants an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a Brooklyn drug case even though it recently dropped the fight to compel Apple to unlock an iPhone used by a gunman in a San Bernardino mass killing.
4-Year-Old Alameda County Boy On Terrorist WatchlistA 4-year-old American boy living in Alameda County has spent most of his life on the U.S. government's terrorist watchlist, but a newly-filed class-action claim aims to get the young boy, and thousands of other Arab-Americans, off the list.
Four Arrested In SF Visitacion Valley Raid By FBI And SFPDThe FBI raided a home in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Friday and Stanislav Petrov -- who was beaten by Alameda County deputies last November -- was among those arrested.
Questions Linger After FBI Hacks Into iPhone Without Apple's HelpThe extraordinary legal fight pitting the Obama administration against technology giant Apple Inc. ended unexpectedly after the FBI said it used a mysterious method without Apple's help to hack into a California mass shooter's iPhone.
Citing FBI Hacking Efforts, Apple Requests Judge Delay Brooklyn iPhone Data CaseApple wants a judge to delay government demands for data from a locked iPhone in a Brooklyn drug case while the FBI sees if it can get contents from a San Bernardino attacker's phone without Apple's help.