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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

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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

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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

A man using two smartphones. (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

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Yee, “Shrimp Boy” Chow Obtain New Lawyers In Corruption, Gun-Trafficking Scandal

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.

04/02/2014

California State senator and candidate for San Francisco mayor Leland Yee reviews his ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall on November 7, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislators Tip FBI To Additional Office Of Leland Yee In Sacramento

FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

04/01/2014

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