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Former Boxing Champion From Pittsburg Sentenced For Unarmed Robberies Of 6 East Bay Banks

A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.

08/19/2014

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Campbell Police Investigate Pair Of Armed Robberies That May Be Connected

Campbell police are investigating if a involved in a shooting that left two injured and robbery early Sunday morning was responsible for a separate robbery that occurred shortly after.

08/03/2014

Oakland's violent crime rate drops. City officials credit several crime prevention programs and neighborhood groups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Violent Crime Drops In Oakland, Gang Programs And Neighborhood Groups Credited

Successful gang interventions and an improving economy are among changes Oakland city officials are attributing for a dip in violent crime.

05/19/2014

According to authorities, two teens were robbed on their way home from this McDonalds in Brentwood on April 17, 2014. Police said there were four other armed robberies that took place within a two-hour span that evening. (CBS)

Teenagers Arrested In String Of Brentwood Armed Robberies

Two Oakley teens have been arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood earlier this month, police said Wednesday.

04/30/2014

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Items Recovered After Man, Woman Arrested For Strong-Arm Robberies In Oakland

Police in Oakland arrested a man and woman in connection with two strong-arm robberies that occurred within 20 minutes of each other Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.

04/13/2014

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Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security Guards

A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.

10/28/2013

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Investigating String Of Robberies Near UC Berkeley

Four armed robberies have occurred on or near the University of California at Berkeley campus in the past week, and police are beefing up patrols and reminding students to remain vigilant.

10/16/2013

Surveillance video on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

2 Out Of 3 San Francisco Robberies Involve Cellphones

Chief Greg Suhr said two out of every three robberies that occur in San Francisco involve a cellphone. For the first time he can remember, Suhr said his department is arresting more people for robbery than narcotics.

08/22/2013

(L-R) Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in "The Bling Ring"(credit: A24 Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Bling Ring’

KCBS’ Jan Wahl reviews Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” about young people in So. California caught up in our celebrity-obsessed culture, starring Emma Watson…

06/14/2013

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About The Bay: San Francisco DA’s Plan To End Rampant Cellphone Thefts

The theft of cellphones is becoming a rampant problem in San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascon said he has a plan to help solve the issue.

04/22/2013

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