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Stolen bikes pile up at a San Francisco Police warehouse. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Use GPS To Catch Bike Thieves

San Francisco police are trying a new approach to breaking the cycle of bike thefts in the Bay Area with a high tech tool.

06/09/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Officers Frustrated By High Crime, Low Morale Enticed By Neighboring Departments

Enticed with better benefits, police departments across the Bay Area are luring Oakland officers fed up with high crime and low morale.

05/20/2014

Nude participants take part in the Bay to Breakers race May 17, 2009 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Chief Spells Out Bay To Breakers Rules: ‘Nudity’s Not Okay’

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is revving up the troops, so to speak, for this weekend’s Bay to Breakers race, but along with other city officials, he wants to remind attendees that it should be fun and safe.

05/13/2014

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

San Francisco’s New $3.4 Million Emergency Dispatch System Dealing With Glitches

First responders in San Francisco are dealing with a crucial communications breakdown. KPIX 5 has learned the city’s brand new emergency dispatch system is full of glitches.

05/12/2014

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Bait Bike Sting At Pleasant Hill BART Station Nabs 2 Suspects

BART officials say a “bait bike” sting at the Pleasant Hill BART station led to the arrest of two suspects, including one man known as a repeat offender, and the recovery of a stolen bicycle.

05/03/2014

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San Francisco Officers Shoot Threatening Dog In Visitacion Valley

San Francisco police officers shot and injured a pit bull during a call for service in the city’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Thursday night after the dog charged at the officers, according to police.

04/25/2014

Authorities on the scene to investigate possible explosives found in a pickup in San Francisco's Presidio on April 21. 2014. (CBS)

Bomb Squad Detonates Substance In SF Presidio After Explosives Found During Traffic Stop

The San Francisco Police Department bomb squad was called to the Presidio late Monday night after authorities said explosives were discovered inside a pickup truck.

04/22/2014

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Woman Pleads Not Guilty In San Francisco Visitacion Valley Fatal Hit-And-Run

A woman accused of fleeing the scene after running over and killing an elderly woman crossing the street in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday afternoon.

04/16/2014

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Pedestrian Struck Near Stockton Tunnel In San Francisco

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle in San Francisco Friday morning near the Stockton Tunnel, police said.

04/04/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

Tensions Run High At SF Police Town Hall Meeting After Fatal Bernal Heights Shooting

Tensions were high Tuesday night as the San Francisco police chief attempted to explain what led to the shooting death of a 28-year-old man at the city’s Bernal Heights Park last week.

03/26/2014

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