Investigation

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault Investigations

Three women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.

06/29/2015

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Cop Investigating Sideshow Uses Stun Gun During Struggle For Firearm With Suspect

An armed man was arrested in Oakland Saturday night on suspicion of assaulting a peace officer with a firearm, according to the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office.

06/28/2015

Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby said she is charging all six officers in the death of Gray and his illegal arrest. (CBS Baltimore)

Baltimore Officers Charged In Freddie Gray’s Death, State’s Attorney Said Arrest Was Illegal

City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby says Freddie Gray received his critical injuries in Baltimore police custody and has charged all six officers involved in his death.

05/01/2015

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail Fights

Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.

04/30/2015

Salaries of some workers at the Alameda County Water District. (CBS)

$100,000+ Salaries For Meter Readers, Customer Service Reps At Water Agency That Keeps Raising Rates

A small East Bay water district is paying more than 200 of their employees, including meter readers and customer service representatives, wages and benefits worth well over $100,000, while raising customers’ rates 16 years in a row.

04/29/2015

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)

Delayed Reporting Of Racist, Homophobic SFPD Text Messages Could Jeopardize Firings

The decision to not notify San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr for two years of racist and homophobic texts exchanged between several of his officers may end up preventing the chief from disciplining the officers involved.

04/17/2015

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Finds Probable Cause In BART Protocol That Resulted In Track Workers’ Deaths

BART’s since-suspended “simple approval” practice was the probable cause of an accident that killed two track workers in Contra Costa County in 2013 according to the NTSB.

04/14/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Research Administrator Accused Of Wanting To ‘Molest’ Assistant Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

One of UC Berkeley’s top research administrators has resigned in protest over a sexual assault investigation where he’s accused of inappropriately touching his top assistant and telling her he wanted to “molest” her.

04/13/2015

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

33-Year-Old Woman Shot And Killed In San Jose

The victim was found in the 1300 block of Bascom Avenue and was pronounced dead at the scene.

04/08/2015

The second fire in a Livermore home in just two days was being investigated as arson. (Source: Livermore Fire Department)

2nd Fire In As Many Days In Livermore Home Investigated As Arson

A fire in a single-family home in Livermore Saturday morning is being investigated as arson, fire officials said.

04/05/2015

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