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Firefighters on the scene of a cliff rescue at Baker Beach. (Bay City News)

Men Suspected Of Vandalizing Historic Fort Baker Structure Become Stranded Trying To Evade Arrest

Two men suspected of vandalizing a historic structure near Fort Baker became stranded on a steep cliff just north of the Golden Gate Bridge Thursday afternoon when they attempted to evade arrest, National Park Service officials said Thursday.

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Disguised Burlingame Bank Robber Sentenced To Probation

BURLINGAME (CBS SF) — A man who wore a disguise to rob a bank in Burlingame was sentenced today to five years of probation and ordered to complete a drug treatment program after pleading no […]

02/25/2015

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Berkeley Bans Use Of Drones By Police, But Authorizes Fire Department For Disaster Response

The Berkeley City Council has voted to impose a one-year moratorium on the use of drones by the city’s Police Department but authorized the fire department to use them for disaster response purposes.

02/25/2015

(CBS SF)

4 Colorado Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested Following High-Speed Chase In Martinez

Police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with a high-speed chase that ended in a crash Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

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Oakland Protests, Staffing Shortages Send Police Overtime Estimate To $30M

Oakland’s Police Chief says the city has spent $3-million on overtime for his officers covering protests, and the department could spend upwards of $30-million on overtime, despite budgeting just $15-million for this fiscal year.

02/24/2015

(CBS SF)

Shooting Scare At Redwood City High School Prompts SWAT Team Response, Evacuations

Police are close to lifting an evacuation at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City Monday morning after a student reported hearing gunfire believed to be from a nail gun at a construction site nearby.

02/23/2015

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Alleged Gambling Operation Owners Refuse To Shut Down, Forcing San Francisco To File Lawsuit

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a lawsuit Thursday with the aim of shutting down an alleged illegal gambling operation in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood after the owners and operators have refused to shut it down.

02/19/2015

(CBS)

Lake County Man Caught On Camera Punching Himself In Face Before Accusing Officers Of Assault

A Lake County man who accused Oregon police of brutality was caught on camera punching himself in the face, causing the black eyes he claimed officers caused.

02/18/2015

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Shot In San Francisco’s Mission District

San Francisco police are searching for a suspect who shot two males in the Mission District Wednesday evening during an argument, leaving them with life-threatening injuries.

02/18/2015

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11-Year Old Boy Discovers Loaded Gun While Walking To San Leandro School; Gang Member Arrested

An 11-year-old boy’s discovery of a loaded gun while he was walking to school in San Leandro led to the arrest of an alleged gang member for a shooting outside a bar last week, police said.

02/18/2015

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