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Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9-Year Old Girl Shot By Stray Bullet While Playing In West Oakland Park

A 9-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Saturday evening while she was playing in Lowell Park in West Oakland, police said Sunday.

07/20/2014

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Salinas Man Slain In Saturday Evening Shooting

Police said they saw several people trying to drag the victim’s body into his apartment, but the people ran away when they saw officers arriving.

07/20/2014

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U.S. Marshals Service Arrests More Than 100 Violent Fugitives During Oakland, Sacramento Area Sweeps

The U.S. Marshals Service has announced the arrests of more than 100 wanted violent fugitives and gang members during a two-week operation centered in the Oakland and Sacramento areas.

07/02/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Say SF Mission District Bus-Stop Shooting Appears To Be Gang Related

Two men were shot at a bus stop in San Francisco’s Mission District early Sunday morning in what police say appears to be a gang-related territorial fight.

06/23/2014

David Martinez, Richard Guerrero, James Guerrero, and Isaac Martinez. (Source: San Jose Police)

East San Jose Murder May Have Been Motivated By Color Of Man’s Car

San Jose Police arrested two men and were searching for two others in the shooting death of a young father that relatives say was motivated by the color of his car.

04/29/2014

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2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa Rosa

Two suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.

04/18/2014

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Reputed Teenage Gang Member Gets 25-Years-To-Life Sentence For Oakland Murder

A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.

04/17/2014

(Clockwise from upper left) Anthony Fernandez, Joshua Mauricio, Alejandro Sandoval, Julio Ibarra, Brallan Villegas (Campbell Police Dept.)

5 Arrested For Murder After Gang Attack On Homeless Man In Campbell Results In Attacker’s Death

Five people have been arrested for murder after an attack on a homeless man in Campbell resulted in the death of one of the attackers, police said Wednesday.

04/02/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee Arrest Makes 3 Scandals In 3 Months For California State Senate Democrats

So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The separate investigations culminated Wednesday in the arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco on federal corruption charges that roiled the capital, leading one of Yee’s opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a “corrupt institution.”

03/27/2014

Leland Yee arrives at the San Francisco Federal Building in custody. (CBS)

State Sen. Leland Yee Arrested, Accused In Conspiracy Involving Arms Trafficking, Campaign Fraud

Democratic State Senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday morning in a series of federal raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting an alleged corruption conspiracy involving arms trafficking and campaign fraud to fund his campaign for Secretary of State.

03/26/2014

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