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Bay Area Residents to Join ‘Black Life Matters’ Ride to Ferguson

August 28, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Bay Area Residents to Join ‘Black Life Matters’ Ride to Ferguson

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Hundreds of people to descend on St. Louis suburb over Labor Day weekend to talk criminal justice reform.

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Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

August 23, 2014 | 7:00 am

Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

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Attorneys say witnesses contradict police story, and Alejandro Nieto never pointed a Taser at officers.

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San Bruno Seeks Court-Appointed Overseer for PG&E

August 18, 2014 | 4:56 pm

San Bruno Seeks Court-Appointed Overseer for PG&E

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As PG&E enters pleas to expanded charges, officials say CPUC can’t be trusted to monitor company.

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Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

August 15, 2014 | 10:52 am

Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

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Hundreds gather in Oakland and San Francisco for peaceful protests of killings by police.

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What Kind of Gun? Conflicting Stories Emerge in Vallejo Police Shooting

July 26, 2014 | 8:00 am

What Kind of Gun? Conflicting Stories Emerge in Vallejo Police Shooting

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Police reported that Moore pointed a handgun or a rifle at police, while a neighbor said he was unarmed.

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Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

July 21, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

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But lawyer for Jeremiah Moore’s family vows lawsuit over October 2012 incident will continue.

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State Supreme Court Rules for More Transparency in Police Shootings

May 29, 2014 | 6:25 pm

State Supreme Court Rules for More Transparency in Police Shootings

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Public’s interest in knowing names of officers should usually outweigh privacy concerns, court decides.

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Memorial Day: A Veteran Stops to Meet a Stranger

May 26, 2014 | 6:44 pm

Memorial Day: A Veteran Stops to Meet a Stranger

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A chance encounter prompts a vet to reach out to one who’s struggling with post-service life.

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Prosecutors, Reformers and Police Talk Eyewitness ID Problems and Solutions

May 21, 2014 | 5:16 pm

Prosecutors, Reformers and Police Talk Eyewitness ID Problems and Solutions

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It’s all about changing how the suspects are presented visually and who’s presenting them.

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Questions Surround Surge in Vallejo Police Shootings

May 20, 2014 | 7:31 am

Questions Surround Surge in Vallejo Police Shootings

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With six fatal shootings in 2012, Vallejo police accounted for nearly a third of the city’s killings.

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