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

KTVU Reporter’s Purse Stolen In Oakland While Covering A Crime Story

A KTVU reporter in Oakland covering the city’s crime beat on Monday night wound up becoming a victim herself when her TV truck was burglarized and her purse stolen.

06/17/2014

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Woman Loses $2,000 Responding To Palo Alto Milkshake Attack

A woman apparently lost $2,000 when she tossed her handbag at a car full of young men that she claims threw a milkshake at her, according to a report from the Palo Alto Weekly.

07/02/2012

Purses tested by the Center for Environmental Health (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Lead Still Turning Up In Purses, Wallets

Two years after nearly 200 manufacturers and sellers of women’s accessories agreed to strict limits on the the amount of lead in their products, items with the toxic metal are still turning up on store shelves.

06/21/2012

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Best Shops For Discounted Designer Purses In South Bay

In the market to find a new designer handbag at a cheap cost? Take a look at these shops in the South Bay for the best in high-profile purses.

05/29/2012

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Police Find Purse Belonging To Missing Morgan Hill Teenager

The purse 15-year-old Sierra LaMar was carrying when she disappeared has been found with clothing neatly folded inside, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.

03/22/2012

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Woman Robbed Of Purse While Sitting In Car At SF Fisherman’s Wharf

A woman was robbed of her purse while sitting in a car at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf early Tuesday morning, police said.

03/20/2012

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‘Bluetooth Bandit’ Sought In San Franciso Purse Thefts

San Francisco police are seeking a thief they are calling the “Bluetooth Bandit” because he often wears the earpiece while robbing his victims of their purses or wallets.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

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Alameda Dog-Snatching Suspect Arrested, Dog Not Found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a Yorkshire terrier from its 80-year-old owner during a purse snatch in Alameda last week, but the pooch has not been located, police said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–11/06/2010

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Suspect Sought In Vallejo Elderly Woman’s Purse-Snatching

Vallejo Police Thursday released photos of a man suspected of stealing a 98-year-old woman’s purse while she was shopping at a local Safeway store last month.

CBS San Francisco–10/14/2010