Force

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12:  Professor Peter Higgs stands in front of a photograph of the Large Hadron Collider at the  Science Museum's 'Collider' exhibition on November 12, 2013 in London, England. At the exhibition, which opens to the public on November 13, 2013  visitors will see a theatre, video and sound art installation and artefacts from the Large Hadron Collider, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the CERN particle physics laboratory in Geneva. It touches on the discovery of the Higgs boson, or God particle, the realisation of scientist Peter Higgs theory.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

No April Fool’s Joke: Physicists Have A Sense Of Humor, ‘Confirm The Force Is Real’

The folks running the Large Hadron Collider, the same multi-billion dollar, miles-long machine that found the Higgs Boson God Particle “confirmed” today, April 1st, that THE Force described in Star Wars exists and guides its physicists. Just ask lead scientist, Dr. Ben Kenobi.

04/01/2015

California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Brutality Protester Attends Use-Of-Force Training With Officers, Sees Other Side Of Badge

An activist who has been critical of the use of force by police saw the other side of the shield when he joined deputies for a force-on-force training scenario.

01/14/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Email Outage Leaves Entire Oakland Police Force Without Access

An email outage Saturday left the entire Oakland Police Department, including command staff, without access to email for much of the day, city officials said Monday.

12/22/2014

Peak wind gusts recorded by the National Weather service (NWS)

Hurricane-Force 135 MPH Wind Gusts Recorded In Sierra

The National Weather Service has recorded powerful wind gusts near I-80 just west of Truckee.

12/11/2014

A military vehicle.  (CBS)

City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

10/22/2014

The shores of the Richardson Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge in Belvedere. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Belvedere Votes Down Plan To Add Fifth Police Officer

Residents in a picturesque North Bay city are worried about a sudden rise in crime, and some believe one extra police officer could make all the difference.

06/10/2014

SWAT officers outside a Sunnyvale home on August 8, 2013. (CBS)

Sunnyvale Officers Cleared Of Wrongdoing After SWAT Standoff Ended In Knife-Wielding Man’s Death

Three Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officers who shot and killed a knife-wielding man during a SWAT standoff last summer were cleared of any wrongdoing by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, prosecutors said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi (C) is escorted to a car after she spoke to Occupy protestors during a demonstration at the UC Davis campus on November 21, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC President Orders New Guidelines On Campus Police Use Of Force

The president of the University of California has called for new guidelines for police use of force in the wake of incidents between officers and student protesters on UC campuses.

11/22/2011