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NorCal Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Illegally Selling Weapons Used By Criminals

A former Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the illegal sale of dozens of weapons, some of which were used by criminals.

08/28/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Senate Approves Banning Open Carry Of Rifles

California would prohibit the public display of rifles and shotguns under a bill approved by the state Senate.

08/27/2012

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Alleged Gang Member Accused Of Bringing Gun Into Walnut Creek Wendy’s

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy’s restaurant in Walnut Creek, police said.

08/23/2012

Candlestick Park exterior

Man Arrested For Pointing Gun In Candlestick Parking Lot After 49ers Game

A man was arrested after allegedly pointing a gun at another car while driving out of the San Francisco 49ers preseason football game at Candlestick Park on Friday night, police said.

08/14/2012

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Vallejo Police Arrest 2 Cal Maritime Students On Weapons Charges

Two men were arrested Saturday night for firing hunting rifles in the backyard of a Florida Street residence, a Vallejo police sergeant said.

08/14/2012

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Homeless Man Found With Weapons Cache, List Of Names In SF Golden Gate Park

San Francisco Police displayed an array of weapons and ammunition Wednesday that were found in a homeless man’s car last month in Golden Gate Park.

08/01/2012

BART train, station, car, passengers

BART Offering Free Rides For Off-Duty Cops, Prosecutors

Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.

07/19/2012

The Oakland neighborhood where police say the Burn Out Family Mafia was operating. (CBS)

Feds Indict Members Of Oakland’s ‘Burn Out Family Mafia’

A federal grand jury in Oakland recently indicted 40 reputed members and associates of the Burn Out Family Mafia gang for drug trafficking, identity theft and firearm possession charges.

07/13/2012

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Santa Rosa Traffic Stop Yields Gang, Weapons Arrests

Santa Rosa police arrested two gang members for possession of stolen firearms during a traffic stop Wednesday night, and then found ammunition and holsters early this morning in a search of their homes.

07/12/2012

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‘Bullet Button’ Supporters Intensify Campaign Against State Sen. Yee

California’s strict gun control laws are under fire as a result of a CBS 5 investigation. The debate over a device called a “bullet button” has the state’s top cop dodging our questions and one lawmaker receiving threats.

07/12/2012

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