Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.
Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.
Berkeley residents have a reputation for being politically active and getting things done in their community — typically with an extra flair.
San Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won’t roll out drone technology until 2017.
Commuters were curious to know just exactly what was the 25 foot tall contraption looming over the parking lot at the North Berkeley BART station. One commuter called it the ‘Leaning Tower of Policia’ on Facebook.
Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.
A Sacramento-area apartment infested with rats lead to an ugly landlord-tenant showdown. Neither side would budge until a video camera caught the critters creeping around.
After they have been proven to cut down on close calls, Muni is planning to install even more surveillance cameras on buses.
Police have released surveillance images of a man who allegedly punched an 18-year-old aboard a San Francisco Muni bus and stole his pit bull puppy out of a backpack.
Homicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city’s Mission District last September.