Violence

Andy Lopez (Family photo)

Rallies Scheduled Wednesday For Teen Shot Dead By Sonoma Sheriff’s Deputy Last Year

Events are planned Wednesday on the first anniversary of the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Andy Lopez by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy southwest of Santa Rosa.

10/22/2014

(CBS)

Transient Pair Arrested In El Cerrito Home Evasion, Violent Beating Of Elderly Married Couple

Police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday in connection with a home invasion and severe beating of an elderly couple in El Cerrito last month.

10/15/2014

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Boy Shoots Younger Boy With A BB Gun Demanding Money On Busy Palo Alto Street

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after shooting a 9-year-old acquaintance in the arm with a BB gun and demanding money from him, Palo Alto police said Monday.

10/07/2014

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Suspect Sought In Santa Clara Parking Lot Shooting

Santa Clara police are looking for a man suspected of shooting another man in a parking lot early Sunday, a police lieutenant said.

09/29/2014

Richmond police cars respond to 4 shootings within several hours that killed 3.

Cash Program For At Risk Youth Helping Slow Richmond’s Gun Violence

A program aimed at stopping the killings on the streets of Richmond – by offering cash and other tools to build a future – is having success in slowing the bloodshed in a city with a history of gun violence.

09/26/2014

(Richmond Pulse)

Richmond Anti-Crime Program Takes Enemies On Free Trips

A Richmond program is sending former criminals on all-expense paid trips — but there’s a catch. You have to go arm-and-arm with your enemy.

09/26/2014

Hillside Apartments in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Attorney Sues Landlords Of Apartment Complex Notorious For Violence, Shootings

The Oakland City Attorney has sued the landlords of an apartment complex that they said has become a base for a violent gang. Residents said they have experienced robberies, shootings and gang members chasing down tenants.

09/25/2014

A bloody brawl caught on camera at the 49ers-Cardinals game. (jis2cool/YouTube)

Bloody Brawl Caught On Camera At 49ers-Cardinals Game In Arizona

The melee appears to have broken at the start of half time near the 50 yard line seats in the upper deck, when 49er fans and Cardinal fans began jawing at each other across an aisle. The initial shoving sent fans down the stairs and onto a walkway below. At that point, fans in Cardinals gear who had not been previously involved began taking swings at the pile, which included both men and women.

09/22/2014

(Getty Images)

Kids’ Toy Guns & Violent Video Games Exchange For Ice Cream Planned In Marin County

The Marin County District Attorney’s Office, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and the Center for Domestic Peace are holding a toy gun and violent video exchange during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.

09/18/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1-Year-Old Boy Shot While Riding Stroller In East Oakland Recovering In Hospital

A 1-year-old boy who was shot while riding in a stroller in East Oakland on Thursday remains hospitalized Wednesday but is in stable condition and recovering, police said.

09/12/2014

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