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(San Jose PD)

Suicidal Woman Bites Off Jail Deputy’s Finger After 9-Hour Standoff With Police On I-680 In San Jose

A woman who threatened to jump off an overpass above Interstate 680 in San Jose — prompting a nine hour closure of the freeway Monday — attacked and bit off the finger of a Santa Clara County Sheriff’s deputy while she was booked into jail, according to police.

12/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Woman Shot By San Leandro Police After High-Speed Pursuit, Dies

A 27-year-old woman shot by San Leandro police who had chased her into Oakland Sunday night died in a hospital Tuesday morning, Oakland police said.

12/10/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley for the fourth night in a row. (Christin Ayers)

Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night

Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.

12/09/2014

New York Police Department (NYPD) Sergeant Joseph Freer demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff Shooting

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.

12/09/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

4 Suspects Caught After Alleged String Of 9 Armed Robberies In 2 Hour Period Across Oakland

Police captured four suspects in a string of nine armed robberies committed within two hours across a large area of Oakland Monday afternoon, a police captain said Tuesday.

12/09/2014

(Getty Images)

Over 150 Protesters Arrested After Halting Amtrak Train, Traffic On I-80 In Berkeley

The California Highway Patrol has announced that it arrested more than 150 protesters in Monday’s standoff that blocked traffic in both directions on Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley for about 90 minutes.

12/09/2014

Protesters block Interstate 80 in Berkeley on December 8, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Shut Down I-80, BART Station During 3rd Night Of Marching Over Police Brutality

Hundreds of protesters blocked Interstate 80 in Berkeley Monday night in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. Monday’s protest was the third in as many nights.

12/08/2014

Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks scrambles for a touchdown against the Arizona Wildcats during the first half of the PAC-12 Championships at Levi's Stadium on December 5, 2014 in Santa Clara. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Officers Break Baton On Oregon Man’s Leg During Arrest At Levi’s Stadium Pac-12 Game

Police in Santa Clara broke a baton on an Oregon man’s leg as they tried to subdue him at the Pac-12 championship game at Levi’s Stadium Friday night in an incident that was caught on camera.

12/08/2014

The Britannia Arms in San Jose (CBS)

Man Hospitalized After Being Shot During Raiders-49er Fan Dispute Outside San Jose Pub

A man who was shot outside a bar in downtown San Jose Sunday night is fighting for his life after an apparent dispute between 49ers and Raiders fans.

12/08/2014

(CBS SF)

Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can’t Be Solved Overnight

President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

12/08/2014

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