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California Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Signed Into Law

A bill requiring new smartphones sold in California to have the so-called ‘kill switch’ anti-theft technology was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

08/25/2014

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Young Man Kidnaps, Robs And Shoots At 2 Victims In Martinez

Two victims were taken on a terrifying ride after they were kidnapped, robbed and shot at in Martinez on Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

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4 Suspects Arrested For Oakland Strong-Arm Robbery

Four suspects have been arrested for a strong-armed robbery in East Oakland last week, police said Wednesday.

08/20/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

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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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‘Chrome Revolver Bandit’ Sentenced To 834 Years For Armed Robberies In Bay Area

A man who was dubbed the “Chrome Revolver Bandit” after a series of 14 armed robberies in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties was sentenced Friday to more than 800 years in prison.

08/09/2014

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Man Robs Chase Bank Downtown San Francisco, Remains At Large

A man held up a bank in downtown San Francisco Thursday afternoon, police said.

08/08/2014

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Suspect Befriends Victim Over Coffee Before Allegedly Robbing Him In Palo Alto

A man who made the acquaintance of his victim just before robbing him in Palo Alto on Wednesday night remains at large, police said.

08/08/2014

Scene of home invasion robbery in Fremont on August 6, 2014. (CBS)

Home Invasion Robbers Target Grandmother Caring For Infant Granddaughter In Fremont

Police say two robbers used duct tape to tie up an unsuspecting grandmother who was babysitting before ransacking her family home.

08/07/2014

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Stolen City Truck Used In Smash & Grab Robberies At Oakland Golf Pro Shop

A stolen city maintenance truck was used by burglars to smash their way into a pro shop at an Oakland golf course twice in the same day.

08/06/2014

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