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Alameda County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with this bat in a San Lorenzo home. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Family Of Bat-Wielding San Lorenzo Man Shot Dead In Home By Deputies Files Civil Rights Lawsuit

The family of a San Lorenzo man who was fatally shot by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies at his home in February has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that deputies knew he was disabled […]

4 hours ago

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Department Of Justice Visits San Jose As Gang Violence Trends Downward

Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.

5 hours ago

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Young Man Kidnaps, Robs And Shoots At 2 Victims In Martinez

Two victims were taken on a terrifying ride after they were kidnapped, robbed and shot at in Martinez on Wednesday night.

08/21/2014

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4 Suspects Arrested For Oakland Strong-Arm Robbery

Four suspects have been arrested for a strong-armed robbery in East Oakland last week, police said Wednesday.

08/20/2014

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Police Credit Operation Ceasefire For Record Low Violent Crime Rates In Richmond

Richmond is on track for another year of record low crime rates. It’s a significant step for a city once plagued with crime using a strategy that’s turned into a Bay Area success story.

08/20/2014

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Berkeley Police Investigating People’s Park Sexual Assault

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the University of California Police Department.

08/20/2014

San Leandro police are asking for help in identifying four shooting suspects. (Source: San Leandro Police)

San Leandro Police Ask For Help Identifying Mall Shooting Suspects

Police Thursday asked for the public’s help in identifying four suspects allegedly involved in a shooting outside a mall in San Leandro on Monday morning.

08/14/2014

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Berkeley Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Brutal Knife-Attack On AC Transit Rider

A Berkeley man has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly stabbing a woman on an AC Transit bus on Monday night, authorities said Wednesday.

08/13/2014

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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

(Campbell Police Department)

Robbery Suspect Shoots Couple In Campbell Bank Parking Lot, Remains At Large

Police have release a sketch of the suspect they say is involved in a Sunday robbery and shooting that sent two people to the hospital.

08/05/2014

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