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SWAT officers outside a Sunnyvale home on August 8, 2013. (CBS)

Police Say Sunnyvale Murder Suspect Lunged At Officers With Knife

A Sunnyvale man lunged at SWAT officers with a 12-inch-long kitchen-type knife before he was shot to death Thursday, a police captain said Friday.

08/09/2013

SWAT officers outside a Sunnyvale home on August 8, 2013. (CBS)

SWAT Team Kills Sunnyvale Man After Standoff; Woman Found Dead

What sounded like gunfire has been heard at a home in Sunnyvale where a SWAT standoff was underway with a suspect who told police he had killed someone inside the residence Thursday morning.

08/08/2013

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Suspect Escapes After Fremont Home Invasion, SWAT Search

SWAT officers could not locate a suspect thought to be barricaded inside a home that was the scene of a home invasion robbery in Fremont Thursday evening, Fremont police said.

07/25/2013

Newark SWAT officers on the scene of a standoff. (CBS)

Newark SWAT Standoff Shootout Suspect Arrested During Hospital Recovery

A San Jose man who nearly died after exchanging gunfire with police during a standoff in Newark earlier this month was arrested as he remained recovering in a hospital, police said Wednesday.

05/30/2013

SWAT officers serve a high-risk warrant in Oakland, April 24, 2013. (Credit: @adriansantos007)

Police, FBI Make Arrests In East Bay Drug And Weapons Sweep

A massive raid in which about 300 law enforcement officers targeted a gang operating out of the Acorn housing project in West Oakland resulted in the arrest of five suspects on gun and drug charges.

04/25/2013

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Parolee Among 2 Arrested After SWAT Standoff At Morgan Hill Motel

A male parolee and a woman were arrested after a more than six-hour standoff Tuesday that ended when police fired pepper gas through the window of a motel room where the couple had barricaded themselves, a police spokesman said.

03/26/2013

Officers at the scene of Friday's arrest. (CBS)

SWAT Team Arrests ‘Violent Career Criminal’ In San Jose

There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.

02/01/2013

SWAT officers patrol a Sunnyvale neighborhood during the search for the gunman in the Cupertino cement plant shooting, October 6, 2011. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Set Sights On ‘Swatting’ Ban

California lawmakers are taking aim at the practice of “swatting,” which has sent police on fake emergency calls to the homes of Tom Cruise and other stars.

01/24/2013

Police Sirens

Chain-Swinging Man Subdued By SWAT Team After 5-Hour Modesto Standoff

A chain-swinging man apparently under the influence of drugs has been subdued by a SWAT team after a nearly five-hour standoff in a gas station convenience store.

01/07/2013

Marijuana, pot

Santa Rosa Police Seize 6 Pounds Of Pot After 2-Month Investigation

Santa Rosa police seized 6 pounds of marijuana and items indicative of selling controlled substances after a 2-month long investigation.

11/17/2012

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