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A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Mateo Police Now Changing Approach, Treating Prostitutes As Victims

Prostitutes are no longer immediately arrested in San Mateo; instead victims’ advocates are brought in to help build a level of trust.

07/04/2014

SANTA BARBARA, CA - MAY 24: Flowers and a poem are placed at one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California. A mentally disturbed 22-year-old man sprayed bullets from his car in the Southern California college town of Isla Vista, killing seven people. (Photo by Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Parents Of Isla Vista Massacre Victims Break Silence, Beg For Awareness, Rage At Media

The parents of Bay Area students killed in a shooting spree near UC Santa Barbara have spoken out for the first time, calling for change to prevent future tragedies.

06/26/2014

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Oakland Medical Supply Company Owners Sentenced For Medicare Wheelchair Scam

Two medical equipment supply company owners and an associate were sentenced in federal court in Oakland earlier this week to prison terms for their roles in a $1.6 million Medicare fraud concerning phony prescriptions for power wheelchairs.

06/20/2014

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2 Hurt In Berkeley Shooting

Berkeley police are investigating a shooting in the area of Russell and California streets Wednesday afternoon that left two people injured.

06/11/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Livermore Junior Golf Instructor Accused Of Molesting Students Reportedly Plotted To Kill Alleged Victims

32-year-old Andrew Nisbet, who is already facing dozens of charges pertaining to the alleged molestation of three teenage boys, attempted to hire a hit man to kill his victims, according to the district attorney’s office.

04/30/2014

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Airports An Important New Front In Combating Human Trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front in combating human trafficking and rescuing victims.

04/15/2014

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Federal Investigators Uncover Massive Child Porn Ring, Fremont Man Facing Charges

A Fremont man is among 14 defendants facing federal charges after investigators have busted what they say is one of the largest child porn rings they have ever uncovered.

03/18/2014

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Man, Woman Arrested For Possessing Stolen Property In Petaluma

A man and woman were arrested in Petaluma early Friday morning after being found with stolen property, police said.

03/10/2014

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Man, Woman Shot In Pittsburg Neighborhood

A man and woman were shot at a residential neighborhood in Pittsburg on Monday night, according to police.

02/04/2014

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2 Homeless People Stabbed Near SF’s Embarcadero

Two people were stabbed near San Francisco’s Embarcadero early Monday morning, police said.

02/03/2014

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