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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

Pro-Russian (L) and pro-Ukrainian activists argue during a rally in Sevastopol on March 9, 2014. Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Sevastopol with clubs and whips on March 9 as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state. Interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk vowed Ukraine would not cede "an inch" of its territory to Moscow after Russian forces and pro-Kremlin gunmen took over the Black Sea peninsula. AFP PHOTO/ VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Tank Columns Enter Ukraine; Leader Urges Calm

Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine’s overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

08/28/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis Police Department Adds Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Force

The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.

08/22/2014

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Crews Knock Down Blaze At Abandoned San Jose Propane Farm

Firefighters were mopping up a fire Monday that broke out Sunday night near an abandoned propane farm in San Jose.

07/28/2014

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SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, In Bay Area Auction

In the market for a tank, armoured bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.

07/01/2014

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Redwood City Propane Tank Explosion Shuts Down El Camino Real

Firefighters were working to drain propane gas from a 1,000-gallon tank at a U-Haul storage facility in Redwood City following an explosion Friday morning involving smaller tanks at the site.

09/27/2013

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