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Firefighters at the scene of a home in Oakland destroyed by an explosion and fire, August 11, 2015. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Body Found After Oakland Home Explosion During Eviction Notice Injures 2 Deputies

The body of a person believed to be the target of a home eviction was discovered Tuesday morning after an explosion injured two Alameda County sheriff’s deputies serving the eviction notice at a West Oakland triplex.

08/11/2015

A view of the stadium from McCovey Cove.(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Off Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Helps Detain Stabbing Suspect During SF Giants’ Law Enforcement Night

An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team’s law enforcement appreciation night on Tuesday helped detain a man suspected of stabbing another man near the ballpark, a San Francisco police spokeswoman said.

07/29/2015

Motorbike Race (credit: Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)

2 Riders Killed at World Superbike Race in Monterey County

Two riders from Spain died when a chain-reaction crash occurred at the Mazda Raceway over the weekend…

07/20/2015

William Yvon. (Source: Bay City News)

Search On After Inmate Walks Away From Work Crew In Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is looking for an inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Cruz Thursday morning, a spokesman said.

07/16/2015

Emergency services dispatcher (Getty Images)

Malfunction Cuts Lake Berryessa Residents Off From 911 Service

The Napa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Lake Berryessa of a malfunction in the 911 system.

07/12/2015

Sheriff Ross Mirkirimi held a press conference on July 10 about the release of the alleged shooter Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez. (CBS SF)

SF Sheriff: Feds ‘Bear The Responsibility’ For Release Of Pier 14 Shooting Suspect

San Francisco’s sheriff is defending the release of a Mexican immigrant who later was accused of randomly killing a young woman, saying federal authorities failed to provide legal basis to continue to hold him.

07/10/2015

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

New Policy Lets Kids As Young As 16 Make Solo Visits To Parents, Siblings In SF Jail

Children as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department.

06/09/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Reports Of Child Molestation Brings Private Investigator To Popular Camp For South Bay Kids

School leaders in Santa Clara County have hired an outside investigator to look into reports of child molestation at a local environmental camp for kids.

05/18/2015

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

Meth Lab Found In Prunedale Home After Disturbance Between Neighbors

A neighbor disturbance led deputies to the discovery of a methamphetamine production lab at a home in Prunedale on Saturday, Monterey County sheriff’s officials said Sunday.

05/10/2015

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