San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee “Shocked” By News Of State Sen. Yee Arrest

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said he was “shocked’ by news of the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee Wednesday.


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FBI Raids El Sobrante Real Estate Office

The Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant at a business in El Sobrante on Wednesday, an FBI spokeswoman confirmed.


U.S. Marshals outside Oaksterdam University on 1600 Broadway in Oakland during a mulit-agency raid, April 2, 2012. (CBS)

Marijuana Advocates Rally At SF City Hall After Oakland Raids

An enthusiastic crowd of more than 200 medical marijuana patients and supporters rallied at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to hear six city supervisors and an Oaksterdam University official decry a recent federal crackdown on cannabis dispensaries.


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$9 Million Worth Of Marijuana Confiscated In West Marin Raid

Marin County sheriff’s deputies eradicated more than 7,000 marijuana plants on private property near Marshall on Tuesday.



Nearly 13,000 Pot Plants Destroyed In Marin County Raids

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office began this year’s outdoor marijuana eradication efforts within the county Thursday morning by destroying nearly 13,000 young plants, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

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Raided Bay Area Gambling Halls Settle With Regulators

Two Bay Area gambling halls caught up in a multiyear criminal racketeering investigation have reached a settlement with state regulators.


Alameda Man Charged After Raid Of Gambling Clubs

The gaming director of one of the two Bay Area gambling clubs raided last week has been charged with allegedly moving millions of dollars through his personal accounts.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

Surveillance video of a drug bust conducted by San Francisco Police that may show misconduct. (CBS)

Videos Prompt FBI Investigation Of Alleged SFPD Misconduct

The FBI plans to conduct its own investigation into the alleged misconduct of police officers during at least three drug busts in San Francisco in recent months, an FBI spokeswoman said Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

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15 Charged Following Bay Area Casino Raids

15 people involved with Artichoke Joe’s Casino and the Oaks Card Club have been charged with racketeering, extortion and narcotics crimes.


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Multi-Agency Raids Target Bay Area Card Clubs

State and federal agents were involved in coordinated raids at Bay Area card clubs Wednesday morning in an apparent crackdown on illegal gambling and organized crime.