Investigation

An Uber car.

Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney Finds

Uber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

08/19/2015

Protesters shut down Interstate 980 in Downtown Oakland, hours after police shot a suspect in the area on August 12, 2015. (CBS)

Protests After Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Armed Robbery, Attempted Carjacking

Protesters burned Confederate flags and shut down a freeway in Downtown Oakland Wednesday night, hours after police fatally shot a man suspected in an armed robbery and alleged carjacking attempt.

08/12/2015

A sign advertising an apartment for rent in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SoMa Residential Project May Be Leasing Rent-Controlled Units To Tourists, City Attorney Says

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced Thursday that a newly-constructed residential development project in the city’s South of Market neighborhood appears to be unlawfully leasing out rent-controlled units to tourists on a short-term basis.

08/06/2015

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

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