Melinda Haag

(CBS)

10 Charged With Selling Crack Near San Francisco Tenderloin Schools

The U.S. Attorney’s office for the Northern District of California announced the indictment of 10 people accused of trafficking drugs within 1,000 feet of schools in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.

12/09/2013

A vial of medical marijuana

Judge Turns Down Injunction Against Bay Area Pot Shops Targeted By Feds

A medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation’s largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown.

01/07/2013

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Judge Delays Ruling On Future Of Oakland Medical Pot ‘Superstore’

A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco is considering whether to allow California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary to continue to operate in Oakland while that city battles a federal effort to shut down the facility.

12/20/2012

(CBS)

Prosecutors Gather In Oakland To Combat Child Sex Trafficking

Hundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.

06/13/2012

Investigators on the scene of a shooting in South San Francisco on December 22, 2010. (CBS)

South San Francisco Leaders See Progress In Curbing Gang Activity

A multi-agency sweep Thursday produced 13 arrests across the Bay Area. Many of those suspects are accused of belonging to the 500 Block-C Street Gang, the same group police have linked to a drive-by shooting in 2010 that killed three suspected rival gang members.

05/04/2012

Bay Area Sik Sikhs

Bay Area Sikh Community Reports Workplace Discrimination

Sikh community leaders have told the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco that they face workplace discrimination and hate.

02/13/2012

A medical marijuana patient smokes marijuana during a protest outside of the State of California building on July 18, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Detail Planned Crackdown On California Medical Marijuana Industry

Federal prosecutors in California announced Friday a full-press crackdown on the state’s commercial marijuana industry, saying they will not allow large-scale, for-profit enterprises in the name of medical marijuana.

10/07/2011

Senate Confirms Female U.S. Attorney

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ The Senate has confirmed a federal prosecutor to lead the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern California. Many see the appointment as a signal of the Obama Administration’s focus on white-collar crime.

08/06/2010

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