Violence

Surveillance video of an attack of a woman on Market Street during San Francisco Pride weekend on June 30, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

‘Pink Saturday’ In San Francisco’s Castro District Canceled By Organizers Citing Increasing Violence

San Francisco’s Pink Saturday, the annual the street party held on the eve of the LGBT Pride Celebration in the Castro District, has has been canceled due safety and security concerns, the event’s hosts said.

02/17/2015

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting At Detectives During Marijuana Grow Investigation In Oakland

Alameda County sheriff’s officials have identified a man who allegedly shot at two plainclothes deputies while they were conducting surveillance on a suspected marijuana grow in West Oakland Wednesday afternoon.

01/29/2015

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Real Guns Built To Look Like Cute Toys Are Putting Children, Police Officers At Risk

Guns with bright colors and cute characters. It’s prompting one Bay Area police department to sound the alarm about firearms deliberately made to look like toys, putting children and police officers at risk.

01/27/2015

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Concord Elementary School Teacher With 2 Young Kids Likely Facing Life In Prison For Touching Male Students

A Concord elementary school teacher was convicted of 19 counts of child molestation today for touching his male students’ bare chests in his classes and other inappropriate touching.

01/27/2015

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Juvenile Recovering After Stabbing In San Francisco BART Station

San Francisco fire personnel and BART police are responding to a report of a stabbing involving a juvenile at the 16th Street BART station Sunday evening, according to a fire dispatcher.

01/25/2015

Protestors carry signs during a Martin Luther King Jr. day demonstration on January 19, 2015 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Children Join ‘No Justice, No Peace’ Chant At Oakland Police Brutality Rally

Thousands marched in East Oakland on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, denouncing recent deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. A significant number of mothers brought young children, hoping to educate them through this action.

01/20/2015

Antioch Police Investigation

Mayor Of Antioch Faces 2nd Recall Attempt In 2 Years Over Response To Crime

A resident distressed about the state of crime in Antioch plans to launch his second attempt on Tuesday to recall Mayor Wade Harper.

01/16/2015

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Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Accidents

Americans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.

01/14/2015

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

City To Pay Occupy Oakland Protesters $1.36 Million For 2012 Mass Arrest

Occupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.

01/14/2015

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13-Year-Old Concord Boy Recovering After Being Shot At, Stabbed When 2 Men Ask If He’s In A Gang

A 13-year old Concord boy is hospitalized in stable condition after he was stabbed several times when two men pulled up in a car where the boy and a friend were walking and demanded to know if he was in a gang.

01/09/2015

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