Violence

El Tarasco bar in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose May Crack Down On Bar After Reports Of Violence, Prostitution

City officials may soon shut down a San Jose bar, after neighbors said the establishment is attracting crime, drugs and prostitution.

09/12/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

1-Year Old Shot In East Oakland

Police are reporting a 1-year-old child was shot Thursday afternoon in East Oakland.

09/11/2014

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20-Year-Old Man Stabbed To Death In SF’s Mission District

A man was fatally stabbed in San Francisco’s Mission District late Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Visitacion Valley Residents Fearful After Violent Summer Robberies

Nearly 100 residents of San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood gathered inside the Asian Pacific American Community Center on Monday to discuss a series of violent crimes in the area this summer.

09/08/2014

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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

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 […]

08/22/2014

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.

08/22/2014

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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

(CBS SF)

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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