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A huge Amazon.com locker in the middle of San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza. (CBS)

‘Giant’ Amazon Locker Placed In San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza

A giant yellow box in the middle of San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza is getting lots of attention.

05/15/2014

A park ranger inspects a redwood tree in Redwood National Park that has been vandalized to steal a "burl." (National Park Service)

Humboldt County Man Charged With Cutting Knobby Growths From Old Redwoods In National Parks

A Northern California man is facing charges in connection with the cutting of knobby growths from an old growth redwood tree.

05/14/2014

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SF Driver Confronts Water Balloon-Chucking Kids, Gets Robbed

San Francisco police say a man was robbed after confronting a group of water balloon tossers in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood.

05/14/2014

A San Francisco Police officer riding on a Muni Metro train. (CBS)

Crime Down On San Francisco’s Muni, Cellphone Theft Down 77 Percent

Riding on Muni may be safer than ever before. A new report shows crime on the transit system has gone down 30 percent since October, and cellphone thefts are down more than 70 percent.

05/12/2014

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San Francisco Bicycle Thefts Up 70 Percent Over Past 5 Years

While smartphone thefts have been getting a lot of recent attention, three times as many bicycles are stolen in San Francisco every year as iPhones.

05/12/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Legislation Requiring Kill Switch On Mobile Devices

This comes as according to state Senator Mark Leno, Apple has switched from being opposed to a kill switch measure, to being neutral on the issue.

05/07/2014

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

Bee Hive Thefts Prove California’s Central Valley Beekeeping Is Big Business

Central Valley beekeepers are losing tens of thousands of dollars to thieves making off with beehives.

05/06/2014

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Bait Bike Sting At Pleasant Hill BART Station Nabs 2 Suspects

BART officials say a “bait bike” sting at the Pleasant Hill BART station led to the arrest of two suspects, including one man known as a repeat offender, and the recovery of a stolen bicycle.

05/03/2014

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Convicted Daly City Car Thief Allegedly Drove To Court Appearance In Stolen Car

Daly City police said a man facing a vehicle burglary charge drove to his court appearance last month month in a stolen car.

05/01/2014

Surveillance footage of thieves stealing cigarettes from a Walgreens in Belmont on April 18, 2014. (Belmont Police)

Caught On Video: Belmont Burglars Steal Thousands In Cigarettes

Police in Belmont are searching for a group of burglars who stole thousands of dollars in cigarettes in a smash-and-grab caught on surveillance camera.

04/23/2014

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