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A member of the forensic section of the French gendarmerie (Cellule d'Identification Criminelle, CIC) prepares a small stick to collect DNA in a laboratory of the gendarmerie in Beauvais on November 21, 2013. AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE HUGUEN (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Appeals Court Upholds California Law On DNA Collection From Felony Suspects

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld California’s law requiring people arrested for felonies to submit samples of their DNA to police.

03/20/2014

San Jose SWAT officers on the scene of a standoff. (CBS) 2/10/14

Man With Felony Warrant Arrested After Barricading Himself In San Jose Home

A man with a felony warrant who was barricaded in a San Jose home since Sunday evening has been taken police custody, a police sergeant said.

02/10/2014

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Practice Of Collecting Suspect DNA Up For Debate In SF Federal Court

An 11-judge panel of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Monday afternoon on a challenge to a California law that requires police to collect DNA from all felony suspects.

12/09/2013

The arrest photo for Mia Cummings (Hayward PD)

Hayward After-School Aide Charged With Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old

A female after-school program coordinator at a Hayward Catholic school has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a male student beginning when he was 12, police said Monday.

12/09/2013

Aldon Smith booking photo. (San Jose Police Dept.)

49er Aldon Smith Charged With Felony Weapons Possession

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012.

10/09/2013

A photo from Max Wade's Facebook page.

Trial Underway For Marin Teen Accused In Crime Spree, Lamborghini Theft

Seventeen-year-old Max Wade already had a flashy yellow Lamborghini but he wanted the beautiful blonde girl to go with it and was willing to kill for it, a Marin County prosecutor told the jury at the beginning of the teen’s trial Friday morning.

10/04/2013

A woman was charged with leaving poisoned juice in a San Jose Starbucks.  (CBS)

Woman Accused Of Attempting To Poison SJ Starbucks Customers With Juice

San Jose police were investigating a the motives of a female suspect who placed orange juice mixed with rubbing alcohol on a refrigerated shelf at a Starbucks coffee shop on Monday afternoon.

04/30/2013

Bay Area Legislator Calls For More Changes In How Military Deals With Convictions

Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said changes only ban commanders from reversing a verdict, but they can still reduce sentences.

04/08/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Governor Brown Issues 79 Pardons To Convicted Felons

Gov. Jerry Brown has issued pardons to 79 convicted felons who served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade.

12/24/2012

Katt Williams

Arrest Warrant Issued For Comedian Katt Williams

Authorities have issued a felony arrest warrant for comedian Katt Williams related to a police chase in California. The warrant issued Thursday is for reckless driving…

12/08/2012

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