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A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Robbers Snatching Gold Chains Off Victims

The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

Jesus Campos, owner of Otaez Mexican, was shot and killed in Oakland. (CBS)

Security Cameras Up At Oakland Restaurant After Owner Killing

The first of several security cameras being installed in Oakland’s Fruitvale District went up Thursday at the restaurant where the longtime owner and community leader was shot to death.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Preliminary Injunction Issued Against 5 Alleged Oakland Gang Members

A judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday against five alleged Norteno gang members in Oakland’s Fruitvale district but delayed a ruling on 35 other reputed members.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Mehserle Spending Time With Family, Lawyer Says

Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle is spending time with his family this week after his release from jail for killing BART passenger Oscar Grant III, his attorney said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Mehserle, left, appears at the East Fork Justice Courtin

Ex-BART Officer Johannes Mehserle Released From Jail

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Oakland Prepared For Mehserle Demonstration

Oakland officials are taking extra precautions as a rally and march are scheduled for Sunday afternoon to protest the early release of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle from prison.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/12/2011

Mehserle’s Lawyer Asks For New Trial

Judge Expected To Allow Release Of Johannes Mehserle

Johannes Mehserle has served eleven months of a two-year sentence for the New Years Day 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant III. A judge has granted leniency, allowing him to be released later this month.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Closer Look: Gang Injunctions Over The Years

The legality and the effectiveness of gang injunctions are being tested in Oakland. Around 40 gang members have been named in a proposed injunction that covers the city’s Fruitvale district.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland City Council Votes To Keep Controversial Gang Injunctions

Oakland officials have agreed to continue supporting the city’s gang injunctions.

CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Judge: BART Not Legally Responsible For Oscar Grant’s Death

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that BART, as an organization, cannot be held legally responsible for the 2009 shooting death of Oscar Grant III at Oakland’s Fruitvale Station.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

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