Guns Stolen From Vehicles Increasingly Used In Violent CrimeExperts say that, inevitably, with more guns come more gun thefts - while police say stolen and illegal guns are at the root of violence across the country.
WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down DayDemonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.
2 Officers Reportedly Shot Outside Ferguson Police HeadquartersTwo officers were shot outside the Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters early Thursday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The report was confirmed by CBS St. Louis affiliate KMOV-TV.
Justice Department Will Likely Clear Police Officer Darren Wilson In Ferguson CaseThe FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
San Francisco’s Public Defender Explains Racial Disparities In The City’s Criminal Justice SystemSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi explains racial disparities in the city's criminal justice system and what is being done on a local level to address the issue.
Activists Locked To Entrances Of Oakland Federal Building In Solidarity With Black Civil RightsA group of Occupy protesters have locked themselves to an entrance of the Oakland Federal Building in solidarity with the BART protests in San Francisco Friday morning.
'Bring A Spoon' Demonstrations Planned At Montgomery BART Station During Friday CommuteOrganizers are planning a protest at the Montgomery BART Station Friday, January 16th in solidarity with the Black Friday BART protesters who were arrested last year.
Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In DamagesBART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.
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.
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.
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.
'Duty To Kill You;' San Jose Police Officer Placed On Leave After Provocative Tweets On #ICantBreathe ProtestersA veteran San Jose police officer has been placed on leave after tweets from an account apparently belonging to him were critical and some say threatening to activists involved in the I Can't Breathe and Black Lives Matter protests.
Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active DutyA CHP officer who pulled his gun on protesters in Oakland Wednesday night is still on active duty and his supervisor says it doesn't appear that the officer did anything wrong.
Undercover CHP Officer Points Gun Toward Protesters, News Photographer During Arrest At Oakland DemonstrationIn a photo posted to Twitter, an undercover California Highway Patrol officer is seen pointing a small handgun in a "side grip" style toward a crowd of protesters and a news photographer while he restrains a protester who had reportedly attacked his partner.
UC Berkeley Lecturer Threatened For Offering Injured Student Protesters Extra Time On PapersA lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.