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Suspects Armed With Pepper Spray Steal Pro Camera Equipment In Broad Daylight From Pair In San FranciscoA man and woman were assaulted and robbed of professional camera equipment by two suspects armed with pepper spray in broad daylight on Monday in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley, police said.
Brazen Thieves Pull 'Rainbow Girls'-Style Theft At San Francisco Clothing StoreIn the shadow of the rainbow flags lining San Francisco's Market Street, it appears the “Rainbow Girls” may have struck again, brazenly stealing merchandise from a Forever 21 store.
Officer Who Beat, Pepper Sprayed San Francisco Homeless Man 'Doing As He Was Trained' Says ChiefSan Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.
Boudin Bakery On SF's Fisherman's Wharf Evacuated For What Ended Up Being Pepper SprayThe San Francisco Fire Department evacuated Boudin Bakery in response to what they thought was a possible hazardous materials situation at Fisherman's Wharf Friday morning, but ended up being pepper spray.
Elderly Man Beaten With Own Cane A Block Away From Tenderloin Police Station In Broad Daylight; Suspects Get AwayA 78-year-old man was beaten with his own cane and pepper sprayed in San Francisco's Tenderloin in broad daylight on Tuesday. The robbery incident happened only a block away from the police station and the suspects got away.
KCBS Cover Story: Pepper Spray Use To Be Allowed At Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Despite OppositionStarting next week, wards at Santa Clara County juvenile hall will be permitted to use pepper spray to break up fights among minors amid criticism from teachers, counselors and judges who have spoken out against the use of painful eye irritant on children.
Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis' Reynoso ReportThe California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
Suspect Befriends Victim Over Coffee Before Allegedly Robbing Him In Palo AltoA man who made the acquaintance of his victim just before robbing him in Palo Alto on Wednesday night remains at large, police said.
California Prisons To Change Pepper Spray RulesCalifornia prison officials said Wednesday that they will change the rules for using pepper spray on mentally ill inmates, as a federal judge considers whether current practices violate inmates' civil rights.
Ex-Cop In UC Davis Pepper Spraying Reaches $38k Settlement With School The former police officer who gained national attention after video of him surfaced pepper-spraying University of California, Davis students during an Occupy rally has reached a settlement with the university on a worker’s compensation claim related to the incident.
Man Punched, Pepper Sprayed In SF North Beach RobberyA man was sprayed in the face and punched during a robbery in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood early Friday morning, police said.
UC Davis Hires $260K Communications Guru To Help Boost Image The university hired Luanne Lawrence as associate chancellor for strategic communications earlier this year at a salary higher than any other campus communications chief in the University of California system.