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Aaron Hern of Martinez (lower left) along with parents Alan and Katherine and sister Abigail. (Hern family photo)

Martinez Boy Wounded In Boston Marathon Bombings Returns To Site; Parents To Race Again

On this one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, a Martinez family has returned to the spot that devastated their lives.

04/15/2014

A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

PG&E Offers $250,000 Reward In San Jose Substation Attack

PG&E announced Thursday a $250,000 reward for the capture and conviction of suspects responsible for damaging a substation near San Jose last year by using sniper rifles to knock out 17 transformers.

04/10/2014

A picture of the AirTrain at San Francisco International Airport was featured in an issue of "Inspire," a magazine published by Al Qaeda. (CBS)

San Francisco International Airport Photo In al-Qaida Magazine Raises Terrorism Concerns

A picture of San Francisco International Airport has been prominently placed in a propaganda magazine published by Al Qaeda. Meanwhile, the FBI insists there is no specific threat to the Bay Area.

04/10/2014

Nicholas Teausant. (Facebook)

NorCal College Student Indicted On Terrorism Support Charge; Allegedly Tried To Join al-Qaida

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a Central Valley college student on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

03/26/2014

Nicholas Teausant. (Facebook)

Central Valley College Student Arrested In Plot To Fight With Islamic Extremists In Syria

A California man who spoke of wanting to bomb the Los Angeles subway system was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists, federal prosecutors said Monday.

03/17/2014

Daniel Andreas San Diego

FBI: East Bay Bombing Suspect Daniel San Diego Possibly Hiding Out In Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.

03/12/2014

A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Substation Attack Prompts Bill Requiring Utility Firms To Beef Up Security

An attack on a San Jose substation last year prompted a Peninsula lawmaker to propose legislation on Monday requiring PG&E and its regulators to come up with sufficient security protocols.

03/10/2014

Daniel Andreas San Diego

FBI Hopes Billboards Lead To Bay Area Fugitive Daniel San Diego

The FBI has started a new campaign searching for a man suspected of two Bay Area bombings in 2003 who has evaded authorities for more than a decade, FBI officials said.

02/28/2014

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Man Who Plotted To Bomb Oakland Bank Gets 15 Year Sentence

A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.

02/27/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Power Grid Review Sought After San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Called Terrorism

Four U.S. senators concerned about the sabotage of Silicon Valley’s power grid and phone lines last April are asking federal officials if mandatory security standards are needed.

02/07/2014

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