Guns

Law enforcement surround a home in San Mateo after a despondent man barricaded himself inside. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Suicidal Man Armed With 2 Guns Barricades Himself In San Mateo Home

The man was reportedly threatening to hurt himself when a relative called police.

02/04/2015

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10-Year-Old Boy Honored For Reporting Gun In Friend’s Backpack At Fairfield Library

Fairfield police last week recognized a 10-year-old boy and his father for courageous actions they took in September.

02/02/2015

Fake-Looking Real Gun

Real Guns Built To Look Like Cute Toys Are Putting Children, Police Officers At Risk

Guns with bright colors and cute characters. It’s prompting one Bay Area police department to sound the alarm about firearms deliberately made to look like toys, putting children and police officers at risk.

01/27/2015

Berkeley High School

Berkeley Student Arrested, Another Hospitalized After Police Respond To Massive Brawl Near High School

A Berkeley High School student has been hospitalized and another is under arrest after a fight on Thursday near campus.

01/23/2015

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Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Accidents

Americans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.

01/14/2015

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Ohio Man Arrested For Plot To Attack US Capitol With Bombs, Gun

U.S. officials have arrested an Ohio man in connection with a plan to attack the Capitol building in Washington, D.C, CBS News confirms.

01/14/2015

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SF Company Encourages Kids To Steal Parents’ Guns And Bring Them To School

A San Francisco-based production company is under fire for a controversial anti-gun PSA encouraging children to steal their parents’ guns and turn them in at school.

12/23/2014

Armed Santa in Chico

Butte County Billboard Showing Gun-Toting Santa Draws Controversy

A billboard showing Santa Claus carrying an automatic rifle is drawing controversy in Chico.

12/21/2014

Gun Buyback

3 Largest Bay Area Cities To Hold Gun Buyback Drives During Sandy Hook 2-Year Anniversary

San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland will hold gun buyback programs this weekend on the two-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.

12/12/2014

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Santa Cruz Officers Using ‘Smart Guns’ To Track When Weapons Unholstered, Fired

One procedure that failed in Ferguson was Officer Wilson’s attempt to call for backup. His radio was switched to the wrong channel. But a remarkable technology in California sets help in motion the moment a gun is drawn.

12/01/2014

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