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BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27: People walk past burning cars near the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and North Avenue, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Riots have erupted in Baltimore following the funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Oakland Officers Riding In Pairs Following Baltimore Violence, Blue Alert

Violence on the streets of Baltimore prompted a recommendation for a Blue Alert for police departments across the country, and officers in San Francisco and Oakland are riding in pairs due to the alert.

04/27/2015

Baltimore Police officers  push back a protestor on Reisterstown Road near Mowdamin Mall, April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. The funeral service for Freddie Gray, who died last week while in Baltimore Police custody, was held on Monday morning. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Officers Injured As Rioting, Looting Erupts In Baltimore Following Funeral In Police Custody Death

Angry crowds rioted in Baltimore, throwing rocks and bricks at police officers and looting stores hours after thousands attended the funeral of a man who died after being severely injured in police custody.

04/27/2015

(CBS SF)

Vandals Smash Windows, Loot From Emeryville Businesses During 4th Night Of East Bay Protests

The fourth night of East Bay protests over the deaths of two black men in New York and Missouri was mostly peaceful Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

Chopper over protesters in Downtown Oakland on November 24, 2014 after a grand jury decided not to prosecute a Ferguson, Missouri police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. (CBS)

3 Men Charged With Looting Downtown Oakland Store During Ferguson Protest

Prosecutors on Monday charged three men with second-degree commercial burglary for looting the Smart & Final store in downtown Oakland early last Tuesday morning in a protest following the decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri, police Officer Darren Wilson.

12/01/2014

Graffiti on the window front of Beauty's Bagel Shop on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, California on November 26, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Looting, Vandalism Scares Shoppers Away On ‘Small Business Saturday’ In Oakland

Small Business Saturday was supposed to provide a big boost for local mom and pop stores. But in Oakland, it was anything but. Between the vandalism and the protests, profits were the only thing small here.

11/29/2014

Graffiti on the window front of Beauty's Bagel Shop on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland, California on November 26, 2014. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Businesses In Oakland’s Temescal Neighborhood Cleaning Up After Another Night Of Ferguson Protests

Businesses on Telegraph Avenue were hit hardest following a second night of protests in Oakland over the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.

11/26/2014

(Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted

Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.

11/25/2014

Artifacts at the Lake Oroville Visitors' Center. (CBS)

Looters Take Historic Artifacts From Northern California’s Lake Oroville

With water levels dropping at Northern California rivers and reservoirs, historic and prehistoric artifacts can be found up and down the state. But be warned, unearthing artifacts in the area could be a felony.

07/08/2014

Mission District Bonfire

SF Mission District Stores Prepared For The Worst Should 49ers Prevail

Some merchants in the Mission District plan to join the party if the San Francisco 49ers win the Super Bowl this Sunday, even as several make plans to board up windows and guard their stores in case the fans start to run wild.

01/31/2013

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