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The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Thursday morning at a San Jose VTA station. (Santa Clara Sheriff/VTA)

Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper Thieves

Copper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.

01/31/2014

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Quick-Thinking Witnesses Help Police Nab Armed Richmond Grocery Store Thief

Quick thinking by witnesses to an armed robbery at a Richmond grocery store led to the robber’s swift arrest, a police sergeant said.

12/13/2013

(L-R) Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in "The Bling Ring"(credit: A24 Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Bling Ring’

KCBS’ Jan Wahl reviews Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” about young people in So. California caught up in our celebrity-obsessed culture, starring Emma Watson…

06/14/2013

A gopher snake tastes the air with its tongue. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Reptiles Stolen From Fresno Science Museum

A Fresno science museum is missing a boa constrictor, two ball pythons and a monitor lizard after a vandal broke in and made off with the reptiles.

03/29/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Driver Fends Off Machete-Wielding Carjacker In Oakland

A suspect attempting to steal a car brandished a machete at the vehicle’s owner in Oakland Thursday evening, according to police.

10/19/2012

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Known Impersonator Arrested For Cell Phone Theft In San Francisco

An alleged con artist, known for impersonating a Motown songwriter in 2010 and this past June, has been arrested in connection with the theft of a cellphone he asked to borrow to make a call to Motown singer Smokey Robinson, San Francisco police said Friday.

09/28/2012

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Teen SF Muni Passenger Robbed At Knifepoint After Exiting Light-Rail Train

An 18-year-old riding on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail line near the Glen Park neighborhood was held up with a knife Wednesday afternoon after getting off the train, police said.

09/28/2012

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Sausalito Arrests Lead To Stolen Car, Burglary Tools

Two men were arrested for attempted grand theft auto and for possession of burglary tools at the Sausalito ferry terminal Sunday, police said.

09/13/2012

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Man Arrested For Fairfield Armed Robbery

Police arrested a man suspected of robbing a cigarette store while masked and armed with a handgun in Fairfield Tuesday afternoon.

07/25/2012

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Santa Rosa Couple Arrives Home To Find Intruder Eating Pop-Tart On Couch

A Santa Rosa couple returned home to a bizarre scene Tuesday afternoon, when they found their home vandalized, and a strange woman eating a Pop Tart inside the home.

07/18/2012

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