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Kensington Police Sergeant Keith Barrow. (CBS)

Kensington Police Chief Ousted After Prostitute’s Pimp Shoots Himself With Detective’s Stolen Gun

The East Bay town of Kensington has decided not to keep its police chief after his handling of the probe of a sergeant who allegedly had his gun stolen by a prostitute at a Nevada hotel.

02/17/2015

Kensington Police Sergeant Keith Barrow. (CBS)

Suspended Kensington Detective’s Stolen Gun Recovered After Prostitute’s Pimp Shoots Himself In Reno

A Kensington police detective was suspended earlier this week after allegedly having sex with a prostitute who stole his gun, badge, and ammo from a Reno hotel room while he slept.

02/08/2015

Nicholas Wessel (Sparks, NV Police Dept.)

Richmond Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Teen Sex In Nevada

A Bay Area man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to transporting a 14-year-old girl to northern Nevada with the intent to have sex with her

11/15/2014

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Bay Area Ski And Snow Guide

A few hours drive east of the Bay Area and we’ve got access to awesome winter sports and some of the most gorgeous views in the world. Hit the slopes!

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Drought Leading To Surge In Sierra Bear Captures; 11 Killed By Vehicles Since July

An already busy bear season has exploded in the Sierra Nevada with nine hungry bruins captured since Wednesday morning near Reno and Lake Tahoe as an ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains.

10/02/2014

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San Jose Man Dies In Reno Road Race Crash

A San Jose man died in a crash a few miles short of the finish line at a road race in rural Nevada on Sunday, according to the local sheriff’s office.

09/23/2014

Retired Air Force Pilot Lee Behel of San Jose was killed in a crash while qualifying for the Reno Air Races. (CBS)

NTSB: Wing Malfunctioned In Crash That Killed San Jose Pilot At Reno Air Races

The NTSB is pointing to a wing malfunction as the cause of a crash at the Reno Air Races that killed a San Jose pilot.

09/16/2014

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Sierra Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Dozens Of Homes

A wildfire burning on heavily forested land in Northern California has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.

09/13/2014

Retired Air Force Pilot Lee Behel of San Jose was killed in a crash while qualifying for the Reno Air Races. (CBS)

San Jose Pilot Killed In Crash While Qualifying For Reno Air Races

A San Jose pilot died in a plane crash Monday while attempting to qualify for the Reno National Championship Air Races, the same event where a wreck in 2011 killed a pilot and 10 spectators on the ground.

09/08/2014

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

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