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Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

U.S. Department Of Justice Turns To Richmond Police Chief To Help Ease Unrest In Ferguson

The U.S. Department of Justice has turned to the City of Richmond to help ease the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. Chief Chris Magnus participated in a panel last month to help heal community wounds in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting death.

10/13/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Suspect Killed By Police In San Francisco Financial District Identified

A carjacking suspect who was killed after crashing in San Francisco’s Financial District and then turning a gun on officers after a high-speed chase through three counties last week has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office.

10/07/2014

A so-called "zombie home" in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Seeks Socially Conscious Investors In Plan To Flip Neglected Homes

Richmond hopes a one-of-a-kind plan will fix struggling neighborhoods. The program teams up with nonprofits, contractors and socially-conscious investors to buy and flip neglected homes.

10/06/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

2 Teens Injured By Gunfire From Passing Car Near Hilltop Mall In Richmond

Two teens driving near the Hilltop Mall in Richmond were injured by gunfire from a passing vehicle Wednesday afternoon, a police sergeant said.

10/01/2014

Berkeley City Hall (Creative Commons)

Berkeley’s Minimum Wage Increases To $10 Starting Wednesday

Minimum wage in the city of Berkeley was raised to $10 per hour Wednesday, the first in a gradual rise to more than $12 an hour in two years.

10/01/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Suspect Killed by SFPD Officers Last Week Shot 32 Times, Had Prior Convictions

Six San Francisco police officers fired 32 times at a carjacking suspect who crashed in the city’s Financial District and turned a gun on the officers after a high-speed chase through three counties early Thursday morning, police Chief Greg Suhr said Monday afternoon.

09/29/2014

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1 Hurt In Richmond Apartment Fire; Residents Displaced

One person was injured and more than a dozen were displaced in a fire at an apartment in Richmond on Saturday night.

09/28/2014

Richmond police cars respond to 4 shootings within several hours that killed 3.

Cash Program For At Risk Youth Helping Slow Richmond’s Gun Violence

A program aimed at stopping the killings on the streets of Richmond – by offering cash and other tools to build a future – is having success in slowing the bloodshed in a city with a history of gun violence.

09/26/2014

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Richmond Anti-Crime Program Takes Enemies On Free Trips

A Richmond program is sending former criminals on all-expense paid trips — but there’s a catch. You have to go arm-and-arm with your enemy.

09/26/2014

The body of a gunman lays next to an overturned Cadillac Escalade at Battery and California streets in San Francisco following a police chase and shooting, September 25, 2014. (CBS)

Carjacking Victim Defies Gunman Who Steals Her SUV, Flees Across Two Bridges, Before Crashing In SF Financial District

“If you’re going to shoot me, it’s going to be here where my family knows where I’m at,” declared a carjacking victim to the gunmen climbing into her passenger seat.

09/25/2014

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