Federal officials try to learn from past mistakes as they shop for tech to secure the border.
Bill would bar police from handing over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities in most cases.
Brown and legislative leaders agree to pass competing plans to meet court order to cut prison population.
State inmates end a two-month hunger strike after lawmakers agree to hold hearings over isolation units.
Bicycle advocates are accusing the San Francisco Police Department of shoddy evidence-gathering in the case of a bicyclist who was killed by a big-rig driver on a SoMa street earlier this month. They say it might be part of a troubling pattern of police bias against bike riders. On Aug. 14, Amelie Le Moullac, 24, […]
SAN FRANCISCO (KQED and AP) — A federal appeals court says Oscar’s Grant father can proceed with a civil rights lawsuit against Johannes Mehserle, the BART officer who shot and killed his son on a train platform. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous decision on Tuesday affirmed a lower court’s ruling. It rejected […]
On KQED’s Forum program today, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Acting Police Chief Sean Whent discussed the police response to protests in the city over the George Zimmerman verdict. Last night, at least nine people were arrested, numerous acts of vandalism were committed, and a waiter who was trying to prevent masked protesters from smashing […]
OAKLAND (BCN and KQED) At least nine people, protesting George Zimmerman’s acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida, were arrested late Monday night and early this morning during a rally in downtown Oakland, police said. A number of downtown businesses were vandalized and protesters were arrested for offenses that included two felony crimes and […]