Ft. Bragg Unified Lifts Ban On “I Can’t Breathe T-Shirts” During Warm-Ups At School TournamentMembers of a California high school basketball team can wear T-shirts reading "I Can't Breathe" during warm-ups at a tournament despite previously being told to stay home if they did.
Dozens Gather At Pro-Police Rally In VallejoAfter weeks of demonstrations against police brutality around the Bay Area, some residents in Vallejo came out to rally in support of police officers.
Mendocino High School Basketball Players Disinvited From Fort Bragg Tournament For Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' T-ShirtsA North Coast high school basketball tournament has become a flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after Mendocino High players were disinvited from an event in Fort Bragg because of concerns they would wear "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts during warmups.
Contra Costa County DA Fires Back At Public Defenders' Racist Accusations: 'All Lives Matter'In the latest chapter of the ongoing Bay Area reaction to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson has fired back at the public defenders, who accused him last week of racially biased prosecutions.
Top Ten Stories Of 2014The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local's top ten news stories of 2014.
What Legal Reforms Are Likely To Come Out Of Recent Officer-Involved Deaths?As protests against police brutality in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases continue, a variety of legal reforms could likely come out of all this action.
Protest Over San Jose Police Officer's Controversial Tweets, 13,000 Sign Petition Demanding His FiringThe demonstrators delivered to San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel shortly after 5 p.m. a copy of an online petition signed by more than 13,000 people calling for the termination of Police Officer Phillip White, police spokeswoman Sgt. Heather Randol said.
Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.
Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called 'Sellouts' By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San FranciscoA local reporter who's been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.
Richmond PD Chief Defends Joining Anti-Police Brutality Protest, Holding #BlackLivesMatter Sign While In UniformA Bay Area police chief who participated in a protest against police brutality said he would do it again, despite complaints from officers saying he broke the law because he wore his uniform during the march.
Students From Oakland High Schools Walk Out Over Police Killings Of Michael Brown, Eric GarnerAt least two Oakland high schools staged a walkout over police killings of unarmed black men and are rallying at the Fruitvale BART station Monday afternoon, organizers said.