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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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Stockton Police Dog ‘Rocky’ Stabbed By Man In Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

A Stockton police dog stabbed by a man eventually killed by officers is recovering at a Sacramento emergency vet clinic, police said Wednesday.

01/07/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Masked Men Storm Satirical Newspaper Office In Paris, Killing 12 In France’s Deadliest Attack In 2 Decades

Masked gunmen shouting “Allahu akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. It was France’s deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

01/07/2015

Some of those arrested during a protest which blocked traffic on Interstate 80 in Berkeley on December 8, 2014 stand in a hallway outside an Oakland courtroom, January 6, 2015. (CBS)

Protesters Arrested For I-80 Shutdown Pack Oakland Court; No Charges Filed Yet

About 100 people who were arrested in an anti-police brutality protest in Berkeley last month appeared in court Tuesday but charges haven’t been filed against them.

01/06/2015

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Richmond Crime Rate Is Lowest In Decades; Police Chief Credits Good Relationship With Community

The city’s chief of police, Chris Magnus talked to KCBS about crime-fighting strategies for the New Year. He has made community policing a cornerstone of his department’s work.

01/03/2015

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Oakland Mother Uses Grief To Help Murder Victims’ Families

Lorrain Taylor smiled a toothy grin and was warmly welcomed by customers and employees as she entered a popular barbecue restaurant just off Oakland’s waterfront for a lunch meeting last week.

12/26/2014

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Police Looking For Man Suspected Of Punching, Robbing Woman In Front Of Pacifica Safeway Store

Police are seeking a man suspected of punching a woman and robbing her of cash at a shopping mall in Pacifica on Thursday.

12/22/2014

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Sidecar Will Let You Request A Woman Driver If It Makes You Feel Safer

Ridesharing app Sidecar is now letting riders choose the sex of their driver as part of a new safety campaign intended to protect women passengers.

12/17/2014

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