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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

Emmitt Tippie is one of 11 people Antioch police arrested during a crime suppression effort. (Antioch Police Department)

Apartment Shooting Suspect Among 11 Arrested In Antioch Crime Crackdown

Police arrested 11 people — including a man suspected of shooting a woman in front of her apartment last week — during a crime suppression effort in Antioch on Wednesday night.

08/07/2014

TrackingPoint YouTube video shows a shooter using Google Glass that displays the image of a networked scope on a specialized AR-15 rifle. (TrackingPoint, Inc.)

Weapons Technology Firm Uses Google Glass To Allow Shooters To Aim, Fire Around Corners

A Texas-based company that makes precision-guided firearms and weapons technology has unveiled a prototype system that uses Google Glass to allow shooters to aim and fire around corners or behind objects providing cover.

06/09/2014

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Elderly Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Daly City Medical Center Shooting

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical Center Wednesday was arraigned in a Redwood City courtroom Friday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

04/25/2014

Esdras Avila "Blanco" Carrillo (Santa Clara County)

Silicon Valley Drug Bust Shows Strong Ties To Mexican Cartels

A multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.

04/25/2014

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2 Men Arrested For Gang-Related Assault In Santa Rosa

Two suspects in a gang-related assault were arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday.

04/18/2014

(L-R) Aldon Smith, Chris Culliver (San Jose Police Dept.)

49ers’ Aldon Smith, Chris Culliver Scheduled For Hearings In Separate Criminal Cases

Hearings on unrelated felony criminal cases against San Francisco 49ers players Aldon Smith and Christopher Culliver are set to take place Friday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, prosecutors said.

04/10/2014

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. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.

04/08/2014

A computer monitor displays the Guns For Sale Facebook page. (CBS)

Facebook, Instagram To Delete Posts Offering Illegal Gun Sales

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

03/05/2014

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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.

02/27/2014

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