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Homicide

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Bay Area’s 3 Biggest Cities Report Homicide Rates Are Down So Far This Year

Homicide rates in the Bay Area’s three-biggest cities were down for the first half of 2014 compared to the same time period last year. San Francisco is reporting the largest decline.

07/02/2014

A cameraman records the judge's podium in a courtroom closed due to budget cuts and layoffs, at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on March 16, 2009. Beset by an unprecedented budget crisis, the LA Superior Court, the largest trial court system in the US, laid off 329 employees and announced the closure of 17 courtrooms, with more of both expected in the future. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: Man Shot Dead In East Oakland Drug House Over Perceived Disrespect

A prosecutor told jurors Monday that a man fatally shot another man at a drug house in East Oakland in 2012 because he thought that he had disrespected him.

06/30/2014

San Francisco Police at the scene of a Visitacion Valley shooting on July 30, 2012. (CBS)

SF Police Investigate Deadly Shooting In Visitacion Valley

The shooting occurred in the 1700 block of Visitacion Avenue around 2 p.m. Friday.

06/29/2014

Antioch shooting

Man Shot Multiple Times Dies On Antioch Street

Police responded to a report of shots fired and a victim down on the ground on Sycamore Drive around 9:30 p.m. Friday.

06/28/2014

Sierra LaMar

Judge Orders Release Of Grand Jury Transcripts In Kidnap-Murder Of Teen Sierra LaMar

A judge in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Friday ordered the release of thousands of pages of transcripts from proceedings by a county grand jury that indicted a man in the 2012 murder-kidnapping of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.

06/27/2014

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant III’s Aunt Killed, 2nd Person Injured In Oakland Shooting

A 46-year-old woman who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Tuesday evening was the aunt of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed 22-year-old Hayward man who was killed by a BART police officer in 2009, according to an attorney for Grant’s father.

06/26/2014

Fatal Shooting

Woman Killed, 2 Injured In East Oakland Shootings

A woman was killed in a double shooting in East Oakland on Tuesday evening, police said.

06/25/2014

Windsor Shooting

Gunman Remains At Large In Windsor House Party Shooting That Killed Teen Boy, Injured 3 Others

Deputies were seeking information about the suspects who fatally shot a 15-year-old boy and injured three others at a party in Windsor early Sunday morning.

06/23/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Reputed Gang Members Guilty Of Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland Boy

Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of first-degree murder and other charges for a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.

06/23/2014

Windsor Shooting

Teenager Killed, 3 Hurt In Windsor Shooting, Suspect At Large

Deputies arrived on the scene to find a teenage boy had been shot in the chest. Three other victims were also suffering from gunshot wounds.

06/22/2014

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