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.
Oakland’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Troop To Change Name After Getting A Call From The Girl ScoutsThe “Radical Brownies,” a troop of Oakland girls focused on social justice issues, announced they would change their name following a notice from the Girl Scouts.
Young Oakland Girls Called ‘Radical Brownies’ Learn Social Justice Instead Of Selling CookiesAfter the recent Black Lives Matter protests, there is a new brownie troop in Oakland. Instead of selling cookies, they are spreading a message.
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.
Marches, Die-Ins, Protests, Demonstrations Across Oakland On Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday WeekendAbout a hundred protesters were on the move in East Oakland Saturday evening after a day of planned and spontaneous demonstrations around the city for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
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.
Protesters Arrested For I-80 Shutdown Pack Oakland Court; No Charges Filed YetAbout 100 people who were arrested in an anti-police brutality protest in Berkeley last month appeared in court Tuesday but charges haven’t been filed against them.
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.
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.
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.