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Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Researchers Developing Portable Device That Detects U.S. Currency Vapors To Be Used By Border Patrol

An estimated $30 billion in U.S. currency is illegally smuggled into Mexico each year from the United States, but research is being done to help U.S. border-patrol agents sniff out the so-called dirty money.

08/12/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Who Previously Tried To Illegally Board SFO Flights Apparently Succeeds At Mineta San Jose Airport

A San Francisco woman with a history of trying to sneak on board flights at San Francisco International Airport has apparently succeeded at another Bay Area airport.

08/05/2014

Freddie Alexander Smoke III. (Shasta County Sheriff's Office)

Body Found In Bully Fire Burning In Shasta County

A body has been found in the area of the Bully Fire burning in Shasta County that has burned over 10,000-acres.

07/17/2014

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Illegal Immigrants Warned To Study Hard For Their California Driver’s License Written Test

Illegal immigrants hoping to obtain their California driver’s license come January are being encouraged to study for the written test. The preparation is a warning following Nevada’s recent high-failure rates.

07/15/2014

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Drone Captures Illegal Fireworks Exploding Over SF Mission

The mixture of drones and fireworks have sparked headlines in recent weeks, with some claiming the time has come to regulate the flying crafts and ensure that they don’t interfere with the pyrotechnics.

07/07/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Mayor Lee’s Office Under Fire For Violating Parking Laws

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office is keeping quiet after photos surfaced of the mayor’s entourage violating a few parking laws.

07/02/2014

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State Audit Into Illegal Female Prison Inmate Sterilizations Calls For Investigations Of Doctors, Hospitals

California’s medical board and Department of Public Health have been asked to investigate 17 doctors and eight hospitals involved in the illegal sterilizations of female prison inmates, based on a critical state audit released Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Nearly 28,000 Marijuana Plants Removed From Los Padres National Forest

Almost 28,000 marijuana plants were removed last week from illegal cultivation sites in the Los Padres National Forest in Monterey County by federal, state and local authorities, the sheriff’s office reported Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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Alameda County Will No Longer Hold Undocumented Immigrants In Jail

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.

05/22/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

30 Waitresses, 8 VIP Rooms Found In Illegal SJ Nightclub

Police have arrested the owner of an illegal nightclub in an industrial area of San Jose that served alcohol, employed dozens of waitresses, and was outfitted with eight VIP rooms, a police spokeswoman said.

02/05/2014

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