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Items Recovered After Man, Woman Arrested For Strong-Arm Robberies In Oakland

Police in Oakland arrested a man and woman in connection with two strong-arm robberies that occurred within 20 minutes of each other Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.

04/13/2014

Authorities on the scene after police said masked men entered a home in Vacaville and tied up five people inside on December 18, 2013. (CBS)

Violent Vacaville Home Invasion Robbery Leaves Multiple Victims

Multiple people were injured during a shooting at a home invasion robbery near Vacaville in Solano County on Wednesday evening, according to deputies.

12/19/2013

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

Woman Hit Over Head With Flower Pot, Robbed In SF’s Chinatown

A woman was hit over the head with a flowerpot and robbed near Portsmouth Square in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood late Wednesday night, police said Thursday.

08/08/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

Machete Attack Suspect Arrested In San Jose

A man wanted in connection with a machete attack in Arizona was arrested Wednesday evening in San Jose, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

07/19/2013

Home Invasion

Woman Tied Up In Front Of Child In Violent Santa Rosa Home Invasion Robbery

Police were searching for two male suspects who bound a female victim in front of her child during a home invasion robbery in Santa Rosa on Tuesday, police said.

05/29/2013

Officers at the scene of Friday's arrest. (CBS)

SWAT Team Arrests ‘Violent Career Criminal’ In San Jose

There was a brief standoff between a SWAT team and a 30-year-old man police describe as a “very violent person” in San Jose Friday morning.

02/01/2013

Protesters are shuffled out of a Cliff's Variety store in SF's Castro.  (Source: YouTube)

Protest Turns Violent In SF Castro Store Over Sodastream Products

A protest in a store in San Francisco’s Castro District turned ugly when the group was met by angry employees.

01/03/2013

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Conference Explores Middle East Violence, Protests

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley sponsored a particularly timely conference this week: “Democracy Rising?” sought to address “the challenges of democracy transition and development in countries emerging from authoritarian regimes,” according to the event website.

09/14/2012