Congregants in African-American churches nationwide have worn black to services and said special prayers to draw attention to fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.
San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland will hold gun buyback programs this weekend on the two-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
More than 750 cases of sexual assaults reported between 2003 and 2013 that were sitting in the police department’s evidence storage rooms have now been submitted to a crime lab for analysis according to SFPD.
Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland
Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.