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In this 2008 photo former Stanford quarterback Trent Edwards suffers a concussion while playing for the Buffalo Bills. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Pro Sports Paying The Price For Legacy Of Violence

It’s a real quandary for the NFL, which has marketed its brand of sanctioned mayhem for many a year. Now, the league is trying to ease away from the madness a bit, imposing heavier fines on players who deliver blows to the head. The unintended consequence may be more injuries to the knees of players as tacklers aim lower.

11/13/2013

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Man Shot Dead Outside Vallejo Motel 6

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot outside a Motel 6 in Vallejo on Tuesday evening, police said.

11/13/2013

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fairfield Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco’s South Of Market

A man who was shot in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood early Wednesday morning has died, a police spokesman said.

11/06/2013

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Man Injured In Oakland Drive-By Shooting

A man was injured in a drive-by shooting in East Oakland Friday morning, police said.

11/01/2013

A woman was critically injured in a shooting in Hayward. (CBS)

Woman Critically Injured In Hayward Shooting

A female victim with multiple gunshot wounds is in critical condition this morning following a shooting that occurred outside an apartment complex in Hayward late Thursday night, a police sergeant said.

11/01/2013

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Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security Guards

A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.

10/28/2013

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Oakland Car Chase, Shooting Ends In San Leandro

A shooting and vehicle pursuit that started in Oakland Sunday evening ended in a crash in San Leandro, according to police.

10/21/2013

California Peace Prize recipient George Galvis. (California Wellness Foundation)

Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace Prize

The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.

10/20/2013

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1 Killed, 2 Hurt In San Francisco Lower Haight Shooting

San Francisco police are investigating a triple shooting on Monday night that left one person dead and two others wounded in the Lower Haight neighborhood.

10/15/2013

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Fairfield Man Arrested In Suisun City Shooting

Police arrested a suspect Wednesday in connection with a shooting in downtown Suisun City on Saturday.

10/10/2013

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