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The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Makes Nearly Half Of Government Facebook User Information Requests

The latest Facebook disclosure on how often governments around the world request user information reveals that the United States government does much more snooping into the social network than any other country.

11/05/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Federal Agents, Police Converge On West Oakland Home To Serve Search Warrant

The FBI, U.S. Marshals and Oakland police are conducting a search warrant operation in West Oakland home this afternoon, an FBI spokesman said.

10/24/2014

Police drone. (CBS)

Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Police Drone Surveillance

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Sunday that he has vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using unmanned aerial drones for surveillance.

09/29/2014

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

16 Squatters Kicked Out Of San Francisco Apartment Building; 1 Arrested

One person was arrested after more than a dozen squatters were found in an apartment building in San Francisco’s North of Panhandle neighborhood Saturday afternoon, a police spokesman said.

09/28/2014

(CBS SF)

3 Injured When Car Crashes Into San Francisco North Beach Bar; Driver Arrested On Drug Warrant

A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood Monday afternoon was arrested on an outstanding $250,000 warrant from Sacramento County, police and fire officials said.

09/15/2014

Police Sirens

Santa Rosa Police Search Neighborhoods For Dozens With Outstanding Arrest Warrants

Santa Rosa police fanned out into several neighborhoods Saturday, in search of dozens with outstanding arrest warrants for either DUI or having suspended licenses.

09/14/2014

Police drone. (CBS)

Ban On Warrantless Drone Use By Law Enforcement Passes California State Senate

The California State Senate passed legislation Thursday night that would, in most cases, require law enforcement and other government agencies to get a warrant before gathering information with an unmanned aircraft.

08/27/2014

Missing fishing captain Timothy Lybrand has an outstanding warrant For His Arrest (SCCSO)

Fisherman Wasn’t Aboard When Distress Call Was Sent Near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

Officials say a fisherman who sent out a distress call early Monday morning was not on board when his boat ran aground in San Francisco.

08/06/2014

(Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Warrant Needed To Search Cellphone

Cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest, Chief Justice John Roberts said for the court. Because the phones contain so much information, police must get a warrant before looking through them, Roberts said.

06/25/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Driver Of Motor Home That Flipped On Berkeley Freeway Was Wanted On Drug Charges

The driver of a motor home that flipped onto its side and collided with a tow truck on eastbound interstate 80 in Berkeley on Sunday morning was wanted on a no-bail warrant on drug charges in San Francisco, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Monday.

06/23/2014

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