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A potential hybrid car buyer test drives a Toyota Prius in San Francisco. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Bay Area Company Develops Deterrent For Hybrid Car Battery Thieves

Hybrid car owners are being warned over an uptick in battery thefts, and a Bay Area company has come up with a simple solution to stop them.

07/26/2015

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Jewelry Boxes Stolen From Elderly San Francisco Woman’s Home By Burglar Posing As Utility Worker

Two jewelry boxes were stolen from a 77-year-old woman after she let a man posing as a utility worker into her home in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

07/23/2015

A catalytic converter. (Ballista/Wikimedia Commons)

13 Catalytic Converters Stolen In 2-Day Period In Walnut Creek, Mostly From Toyota Cars

A baker’s dozen of catalytic converters have been stolen over the past two days in Walnut Creek, mostly from Toyota models, a police sergeant said Tuesday.

06/30/2015

Jen Barker and her fiance are offering a $500 reward for their return of their engagement ring last seen at a Big Sur campground bathroom. (Jen Barker)

Newly Engaged Couple Pleads For Help Finding Ring Lost In Big Sur

A newly engaged couple is pleading with the public to help them find their engagement ring that was likely stolen while they were in Big Sur over the weekend.

06/12/2015

Police arrested Peter Derouen on suspicion of stealing and ramming a BMW  through dealership windows. (San Francisco Police)

Man Suspected Of Plowing Stolen BMW Through Showroom Windows Identified

San Francisco police have identified a man arrested in connection with a burglary at a South of Market BMW dealership and subsequent hit-and-run crash Monday morning as 37-year-old Peter Derouen.

06/02/2015

Police have not yet confirmed if these people pictured at a San Jose Jack In The Box are the suspects. (CBS SF)

San Jose Woman’s Purse Stolen Following Mother’s Funeral; Suspects Seen Using Stolen Credit Card

A woman’s purse is stolen during her own mother’s funeral in San Jose and now she’s desperate to get back what was inside.

05/18/2015

Missing Palo Alto pilot William McAdams allegedly stole a plane and disappeared. (CBS)

Palo Alto Flight Instructor Allegedly Steals Plane, Disappears Into Night Over Pacific Ocean

It’s been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.

05/18/2015

Maximillian the pit bull puppy had to be put down after someone tortured him. (Courtesy: San Francisco Animal Care and Control)

$10K Reward Offered After Homeless Man’s Puppy Stolen, Brutally Tortured In San Francisco

A $10,000 reward has been offered to help find a thief who stole and beat a homeless man’s pit bull puppy so badly that veterinarians had to put it down.

05/17/2015

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Pittsburg Man In Stolen Car Leads CHP, Sheriff’s Deputies On Chase Through Napa County

Napa County law enforcement agencies pursued a Pittsburg man who was driving a stolen vehicle early Sunday morning.

05/11/2015

INDIO, CA - APRIL 10: Recording artist Lil B performs onstage during day 1 of the 2015 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival (Weekend 1) at the Empire Polo Club on April 10, 2015 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Bay Area Rapper, Lil B, Claims His Money Was Stolen After Getting Kicked Out Of Oakland Hotel

Bay Area rapper Lil B says that $10,000 was stolen from him after he was kicked out of a hotel room at the Oakland Airport.

05/01/2015

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