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Detective Michael Maes has been identified as the officer who fatally shot Sgt. Tommy Smith during a probation search in Dublin on January 21, 2014. (BART Police)

BART Police Names Officer Who Fatally Shot Colleague, Will Attend Memorial

BART’s police chief named the officer who accidentally killed his colleague last week and said he’s seeking the U.S. Department of Justice’s help on some potential policy changes.

01/27/2014

U.S. Ninth District Court of Appeals

Appeals Court In SF Orders Review Of Gay Russian’s Asylum Case

A federal appeals court has ordered immigration officials to review their decision not to grant asylum to a gay man who said he was attacked for his sexual orientation in 2002 and 2003 in his native Russia.

11/28/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

OPD To Deploy Officers At Middle Schools This Fall

Summer may be in full swing, but school safety is already on the mind of Oakland’s police officers – some of whom will be deployed this fall on a new assignment.

07/16/2012

Anonymous

Tech Report: Anonymous Retaliates For DOJ Shutdown Of File Sharing Site

KCBS’ Technology Analyst reports hacktivist group Anonymous is retaliating against the Department of Justice for their shutdown of megaupload.com, with some takedowns of their own.

01/20/2012

Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts. (AP)

Federal Grant To Pay For New Oakland Police Officers

The 25 new officers will mainly focus on patrolling areas near schools and fighting human trafficking in the city.

09/28/2011

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California Legislators Look To Curb Problem Of Teen Dating Violence

State legislators are looking at ways of solving the continuing problem of teen dating violence.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

Mehserle Faces up to 14 Years in Prison

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS/BCN)- It’ll be nearly one month before Johannes Mehserle learns his fate as his sentencing in the case is scheduled for August 6th.

07/09/2010