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A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Man Who Plotted To Bomb Oakland Bank Gets 15 Year Sentence

A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.

02/27/2014

Kevin Briggs. (FBI)

Montana Fugitive Spotted In Bay Area Arrested In Oregon

A violent fugitive from Montana spotted in several Bay Area cities last week was captured Friday night in Portland, Ore., an FBI spokesman said.

02/22/2014

Roy McCamey (Oakalnd Police Dept.)

Oakland Police Say Many Unknowns In Amber Alert Case

An Oakland police spokeswoman said Wednesday that there are many unknowns about what was reported to be a carjacking and kidnapping at the Lincoln Square Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon.

02/12/2014

The Martin Luther King, Jr sculpture is

Larry Magid: Spreading MLK’s Message Through Social Media

The Internet as we know it didn’t exist in the days of the Civil Rights Movement or Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, but if it did, how would online activism and social media have affected his message?

01/20/2014

Daniel Andreas San Diego

‘Most Wanted Domestic Terrorist’ Still Hunted A Decade After Bay Area Bombings

Officers were searching again Friday for a Berkeley native who was the first domestic terrorist added to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List more than a decade after he allegedly carried out a pair of Bay Area bombings.

12/13/2013

(NorthernCaliforniamostwanted.org)

Authorities Hope New Website Leads To Arrest Of ‘Northern California’s Most Wanted’

Federal and local law enforcement officials launched a new website aimed at using anonymous tips to capture wanted fugitives in the Bay Area and Northern California.

12/11/2013

The FBI is searching for this woman, responsible for 2 Menlo Park bank robberies. (CBS)

FBI Seeking ‘Sports Cap Bandit’ In Pair Of Menlo Park Bank Robberies

The FBI is seeking a woman they have dubbed the “Sports Cap Bandit,” who robbed two banks in Menlo Park in October and November.

12/05/2013

California State Senator Ron Calderon, D-Los Angeles County. (California State Senate)

Phil Matier: Sen. Ron Calderon And ‘The Wire’ In Sacramento

State Sen. Ron Calderon is striking back at the FBI claiming, in a file to the federal government, that the bureau purposely leaked the affidavit that he took $88,000 in bribes because he refused to take part in a federal sting operation targeting President Pro Tem Derrell Steinberg and Sen. Kevin de León.

11/15/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: The Bay Area’s Unsolved Murders

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — New FBI data reveals that more than half of the murders in the Bay Area in recent years remain unsolved. Most of those unsolved murders are clustered around areas such as […]

11/14/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

FBI To Investigate Deputy’s Fatal Shooting Of Santa Rosa Boy

The FBI will conduct an independent investigation of Tuesday’s fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff’s deputy in southwest Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas said Friday afternoon.

10/25/2013

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