Protesters against the police actions in Ferguson, Mo. as well as police killings of other suspects in California and other states gathered in Oakland on Wednesday. Some protesters unveiled a new tactic, by holding up mirrors in the faces of officers.
Much like Ferguson, Missouri, the city of Oakland has been rocked in the past by civil unrest, both during the Occupy protests and also following the shooting of Oscar Grant. Mayor Jean Quan has her own reflections on how her city’s police department handles protests.
Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.
Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.
Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and kill as many people as possible, police said Tuesday.
A man hit by a car in San Jose near Los Lagos Golf Course Monday night suffered injuries that are considered life-threatening.
Motorcyclist Killed After Car Sideshows Roll From Port Of Oakland To Bay Bridge Toll Plaza, Stop Traffic On I-580
Castro Valley CHP investigators are trying to see if a motorcyclist who died after that crashing into an SUV off of Interstate 580 Sunday night was coming from a massive illegal street race that disrupted I-580 in Oakland.
A suspect is in custody after allegedly stabbing a man at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District Monday morning.
Governor Jerry Brown is expected to sign a California bill into law requiring all new phones to have a shutdown feature known as a “kill switch,” but protests in Ferguson, Missouri have sparked a last-ditch effort to stop the bill.
Police are investigating a Sunday night shooting in East Palo Alto that killed one person and sent three people to the hospital.