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A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

SF Misses Out On $2 Million In Grants To Clear Rape Kit Backlog

The kits help investigators solve sex crimes but San Francisco and many other cities have huge testing backlogs.

06/05/2015

(CBS SF)

High Speed Chase Ends With Crash In Martinez

A high speed chase through the Bay Area Wednesday ended with a crash in Martinez.

06/04/2015

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Berkeley Cops Hurt Struggling With Wanted Suspect Who Refused To Leave Wells Fargo Bank

Two Berkeley police officers were injured while struggling with a wanted suspect who refused to leave the downtown Wells Fargo bank Wednesday morning, according to police.

06/03/2015

Law enforcement out in force on The Embarcadero in San Francisco on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Speeders, Unsafe Drivers Around San Francisco Embarcadero Nabbed In Joint CHP, Police Operation

The safety operation was more about raising awareness about the speed limit on The Embarcadero and being aware of pedestrians than handing out tickets.

06/03/2015

Scene of a multiple car wreck following a police chase in San Francisco, June 1, 2015. (CBS)

Police Chase Ends In Multi-Car Crash In San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood; 1 Hurt, 1 Arrested

A suspect was taken into custody after a police chase ended in a multi-car pileup in San Francisco’s South of Market area, causing a traffic mess and spectacle for bystanders Monday evening.

06/01/2015

auto theft suspects Colby Worsham, Anthony Roberts, Richard Higgerson (San Jose Police Department)

Alert Gym Employees Help Police Crack San Jose Auto-Theft Ring; 3 Arrested

An elaborate car theft ring was busted in San Jose after workers at gyms caught on to the scheme.

06/01/2015

Rudy Soto

Suspect Who Barricaded Himself With Baby Inside Newark Apartment Surrenders To Police After 12-Hour Standoff

A domestic violence suspect who holed up in his home with his baby for 12 hours in a standoff with police surrendered Friday night, and the child is safely in custody.

05/29/2015

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Department- FBI Collaboration Outgrows Existing Facilities

Oakland has been a partner city with the federal government in the Violence Reduction Network. The partnership includes FBI assistance in homicide cases, but the feds need more space to work and are paying for a new facility.

05/29/2015

Jerome Hill

Man Claiming He Lost An Eye When Fairfield Police Tased Him Suing For $25M

A 31-year-old man has filed a $25 million lawsuit against the Fairfield police department, saying he lost his left eye after police Tased him.

05/28/2015

A surveillance photo shows a tan or grey 1995-97 Chevrolet Blazer traveling westbound on I-80 at 8:37 p.m. (California Highway Patrol)

Girl Seen Struggling In SUV At Bay Bridge Toll Plaza Found Safe

A young girl trying to break up a fight between a driver and passenger in an SUV going through the Bay Bridge toll plaza last Saturday has been found safe.

05/27/2015

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