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Police drone. (CBS)

Law Enforcement Officials Make Pitch For Drone Use In Sacramento

California’s State Legislature is taking a closer look at the use of drones with a Tuesday morning hearing in Sacramento.


Attendees wait their turn to speak inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 15, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Plan To Hire Police Consultant Under Fire Over ‘Stop And Frisk’

Emotions ran high at Oakland City Hall on Tuesday night as dozens of people spoke out against a controversial plan to bring a former Los Angeles and New York police chief in to advise Oakland’s Police Department.


The gurney inside the lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison. (CBS)

Lawmakers Reject Plan To Streamline California Death Penalty

Tuesday was an emotional day in Sacramento where a senate public safety committee rejected measures to streamline the death penalty process. The most vocal was Marc Klaas whose daughter Polly was murdered in 1993.


A woman takes a photo of a group of naked men at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

SF Supervisors To Debate New Rules On Nudity

The board’s Public Safety Committee will consider the proposal by Supervisor Scott Wiener at a hearing Thursday at City Hall.


Proposal Would Crackdown on Violent Muni Offenders

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)_ A proposal for harsher punishments for criminals who strike on or around Muni stops or stations is moving forward at San Francisco’s City Hall.