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Jaime Ramos (Stockton Police Dept.)

Police: Stockton Bank Robbers Intended To Kill People; Surviving 19-Year-Old Suspect Identified

The suspects who robbed a Stockton bank and took three people hostage also intended to kill people in a running gun battle with police, according to the city’s police chief.

07/17/2014

A suspect's vehicle riddled with bullets after a shootout following a bank robbery and police chase in Stockton Wednesday. (CBS)

One Hostage, Two Suspects Dead In Stockton After Bank Robbery Leads To Police Chase; Ends In Gunfire

Stockton police said at least three people are dead and one other was hospitalized after a bank robbery and high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon. One of the people killed was a hostage and the other two were suspects in the robbery.

07/16/2014

Police Surround an East Oakland Apartment Complex for Suspected Carjacker

Suspected Carjacker Surrenders After East Oakland Apartment Standoff; 1 Other Suspect Sought

A suspected carjacker who was barricaded inside an East Oakland apartment complex Tuesday afternoon has surrendered, according to police. A second suspect who fled earlier from the scene remained at large.

07/08/2014

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Woman Held Hostage In Vallejo Home By Intruder Fleeing Police

A man was arrested on Saturday in Vallejo after he allegedly entered a woman’s home and held her hostage while trying to hide from police.

03/23/2014

Merrill Newman In North Korea

Palo Alto Man In North Korea Oversaw Guerilla Group, Ex-Members Say

Six decades before he went to North Korea, Merrill Newman supervised a group of South Korean guerrillas during the Korean War who were perhaps the most hated and feared fighters in the North, former members of the group say.

12/03/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

Family Of Palo Alto Man Held In North Korea Concerned About His Health

Merrill Newman’s family in California released a statement Monday saying they remain concerned for his wellbeing. The Newmans asked North Korean authorities to quickly confirm that he has received his medication.

11/25/2013

North Korea's government is believed to be holding Palo Alto native Merrill Newman (Palo Alto Weekly)

North Korea Acknowledges Detaining American, Likely Palo Alto Man

State Department says North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn’t granted diplomats consular access so the person’s identity is not yet confirmed.

11/22/2013

Oakland Police generic

Suspected Arrested, Another Sought After Robbery And Standoff In Oakland

One robbery suspect has been arrested and a second was being sought by police Wednesday after a robbery and standoff inside an Oakland church.

11/20/2013

Tom Hanks as "Capt. Richard Phillips" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Captain Phillips’

Find out how many ‘Hats’ KCBS Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl gives for Hanks’ new film…

10/11/2013

A man was barricaded inside a Santa Rosa home after a shooting was reported. (CBS)

Man Arrested After Santa Rosa Shooting, Standoff

A lengthy standoff in northeast Santa Rosa ended Thursday morning when a man believed to have barricaded himself inside his home was found outside a nearby residence and was arrested, a police sergeant said.

10/10/2013

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