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Shotgun-Wielding Woman Arrested In San Francisco After Police Standoff

A woman caught breaking into a Lyon Street home Sunday afternoon held police off with a shotgun for more than two hours before she was taken into custody, police said.

03/03/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Standoff Ends After 12 Hours

A SWAT team surrounded a home in East Oakland overnight after a shooting in another part of the city on Monday afternoon, a police spokeswoman said Tuesday.

02/26/2013

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SJ Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Man Holding Child As Human Shield

A San Jose police officer, who was involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year, has been cleared by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

12/05/2012

Police Sirens

SWAT Team, FBI Arrest Man In Newark Home

Police SWAT teams and the FBI arrested a man at a home in Newark Friday afternoon, according to Newark police and FBI officials.

10/20/2012

Fremont police and firefighters on the scene of a standoff. (CBS)

Wanted Parolee Escapes Fremont Police Standoff

A wanted parolee has managed to escape from a police standoff in a Fremont neighborhood Monday morning, according to authorities.

09/10/2012

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

SWAT Team Seizes Marijuana Plants, Cocaine During Scotts Valley Home Search

Around 120 marijuana plants were found in a Scotts Valley home during a search by a SWAT team on Friday, police said Sunday.

08/05/2012

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Santa Rosa Man Arrested After Taking Hostages, Making Terrorist Threats During Standoff

An intoxicated man was arrested after shooting off a gun inside a residence, taking multiple hostages and declaring terrorist threats during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies in an unincorporated area in Sonoma County Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

07/27/2012

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SWAT Team Responds To Home Near Santa Rosa

The Sonoma County Sheriff’s SWAT team is trying to make contact with a person suspected of firing a gun inside a residence south of Santa Rosa Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

07/26/2012

Police Sirens

Guns, Drugs Seized In East Oakland SWAT Raid

Oakland police served a high-risk search warrant at an East Oakland home early Friday morning and found a stash of firearms and narcotics, police said.

03/16/2012

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San Jose Man Found Safe After Carjack, Kidnapping; Suspect Flees

A man was carjacked and kidnapped at gunpoint in San Jose on Thursday evening before being found safe later that night, police said Friday.

11/11/2011

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