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(Clockwise from upper left) Paula Baxter, Tanya Marie Blackwell, Carol Lee Booth, Michelle Mitchell, Denise Lamp, Veronica Cascio (FBI)

FBI Launches Task Force On 1976 Peninsula ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ After DNA Lead

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a task force to gather information on a series of cold case murders, including the ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ that took place in the first four months of 1976 in San Mateo County.

03/06/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 Arrests

Officers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/16/2014

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

UC Report Finds Davis Pepper Spray Incident Was Preventable

A University of California task force says the pepper-spraying of student protesters by UC Davis police could and should have been prevented.

04/11/2012

Another Explosive Device Found On Fairfield Street

A suspicious device was found on a Fairfield street Friday afternoon, Fairfield police said.

10/01/2011

child computer screen

Law Enforcement Officials Meet In San Jose To Battle Child Exploitation

Law enforcement officials are taking part in a weeklong conference in San Jose to share ideas on how to stop the growing problem of child exploitation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/17/2011

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Embattled Top CoCo Drug Cop Accused Of Running Brothel

The ex-commander of Contra Costa County’s drug task force, already charged with a slew of drug crimes, is now under investigation for allegedly running a brothel.

KPIX 5–05/11/2011

San Francisco Creates Task Force To Reduce Hepatitis C Infections

A San Francisco task force charged with devising strategies for reducing Hepatitis C infections has recommended a drop-in center where drug users can obtain needles and shoot up.

CBS San Francisco–02/06/2011