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(CBS SF)

‘Urban Shield’ Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police Militarization

Law enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.

09/04/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis City Council Tells Police To Tank Bulletproof Vehicle

The Davis City Council has told the Davis Police Department to return its armored vehicle to the military within 60 days and to consider other alternatives for protection on four wheels.

08/28/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis Police Department Adds Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Force

The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.

08/22/2014

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

Napa Valley (credit: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Police Looking For Vandals Puncturing Car Gas Tanks In Napa

Napa police are reporting a rash of punctured vehicle gas tanks in the past week.

08/01/2014

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Three Men Barricaded Themselves In Richmond Home After Police Pursuit In Stolen Vehicle

Three men were arrested after they were spotted in stolen vehicle, led police on a pursuit and barricaded themselves for several hours inside a home in Richmond on Wednesday.

07/10/2014

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Man Stabbed Following Car Accident Near University Of San Francisco

San Francisco police are investigating a stabbing that happened near the University of San Francisco campus on Monday night.

07/08/2014

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Multi-Car Crash Shuts Down Traffic Along Highway 1 In Half Moon Bay

A four-vehicle crash in Half Moon Bay injured three people Tuesday afternoon and has shut down traffic along state Highway 1, a San Mateo County sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

06/10/2014

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Building Cars Without Steering Wheels

Sergey Brin, co-founder of the technology titan, told a Southern California tech conference Tuesday evening that Google will make 100 prototype cars that drive themselves—and therefore do not need a wheel. Or brake and gas pedals.

05/27/2014

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Suspect Driving Stolen Car Causes Injury Crash On Highway 17 Near Scotts Valley

Police in Scotts Valley were seeking one or more suspects who caused an injury collision while driving a stolen car on state Highway 17 early Saturday morning, police said.

05/25/2014

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