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No Charges Against Deputy in Shooting of Santa Rosa Teenager

July 7, 2014 | 3:00 pm

No Charges Against Deputy in Shooting of Santa Rosa Teenager

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Andy Lopez, 13, was shot seven times while carrying what turned out to be a replica assault rifle.

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Salinas Unrest Erupts After Latest in Series of Police Shootings

May 22, 2014 | 10:02 am

Salinas Unrest Erupts After Latest in Series of Police Shootings

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Angry crowd turns on officers after second fatal police shooting this month and the third this year.

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California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

April 9, 2014 | 6:00 am

California ‘Deadliest State’ in U.S. For Shootings by Police

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Study by ex-FBI agent identified 102 fatalities in state and over 1,000 incidents nationwide in 2011.

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State Senate Passes Bill to Change Look of Imitation Firearms

January 29, 2014 | 2:25 pm

State Senate Passes Bill to Change Look of Imitation Firearms

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Legislation comes in response to police shootings of teens carrying realistic-looking toy guns.

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Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

January 22, 2014 | 6:38 pm

Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

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The two new fatalities are the latest in a string of violent confrontations involving the CHP in Oakland.

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FBI to Investigate Deputy’s Killing of Santa Rosa Teenager

October 25, 2013 | 11:45 pm

FBI to Investigate Deputy’s Killing of Santa Rosa Teenager

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As protests continue in the North Bay city, federal investigators say they will review the shooting.

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Hundreds Protest Police Killing of Santa Rosa Eighth-Grader

October 24, 2013 | 8:45 am

Hundreds Protest Police Killing of Santa Rosa Eighth-Grader

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Crowd chants ‘We want justice’ as police explain why officers opened fire on boy carrying replica gun.

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May 13, 2013 | 12:38 pm

Watch the Trailer for ‘Fruitvale Station’ Film About Oscar Grant

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The trailer has been released for “Fruitvale Station,” the film about the last day in the life of 22-year-old Oscar Grant, who was shot to death by BART police in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day, 2009. The film debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Grand Jury Prize and the […]

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