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The latest on local crime and public safety.
BART Officer Shooting: Detective Who Fatally Shot Colleague ID'd

BART Officer Shooting: Detective Who Fatally Shot Colleague ID'd

Detective Michael Maes has 26 years of law enforcement experience, according to BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey.
ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

ASK A COP: Damn Those Deafeningly Loud Motorcycles

What's it take to give a ticket to unmuffled cycles that rattle the earth and destroy any chance of enjoying nature?
Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Target Breach Also Includes Names, Addresses

Now, it appears Neiman Marcus customer information may have been hacked as well.
Update: Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 17 Saturday Stepped into Road, Was Struck by Hyundai

Update: Pedestrian Killed on Hwy. 17 Saturday Stepped into Road, Was Struck by Hyundai

The Saturday morning fatal crash occurred near the Pasatiempo Overcrossing.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Purse Snatch Suspect Turned in by his Mother

Purse Snatch Suspect Turned in by his Mother

A San Jose Oak Grove High student was arrested for allegedly snatching the purse of a 63-year-old woman at the Morrissey Safeway. It was caught on video.
DA: Man Murdered Girlfriend and Then Slept in Bed With Her for Two Weeks

DA: Man Murdered Girlfriend and Then Slept in Bed With Her for Two Weeks

John Clauer, then 63, of Santa Cruz, goes on trial for the April, 2011 murder of his 30-year-old girlfriend.
Four Arrested on Suspicion of Mail Theft

Four Arrested on Suspicion of Mail Theft

Police believe the mail from the 13 cities in multiple Bay Area Counties, found during a search of the suspects' car, is likely stolen.
Young Girl Safe Following Home Abduction, Suspect Arrested

Young Girl Safe Following Home Abduction, Suspect Arrested

Antioch resident David Allen Douglas is arrested Friday evening, Jan. 3, 2014 after police issue Amber Alert for 7-year-old girl later found safe.
Aptos Man on Drugs Crashes Into Homes, Breaks a Woman's Arm and Terrorizes a Neighborhood

Aptos Man on Drugs Crashes Into Homes, Breaks a Woman's Arm and Terrorizes a Neighborhood

Neighbors were terrorized, but police say this was more a case of a bad drug trip than a dangerous criminal.
Santa Cruz Sheriff Adds New Social Network

Santa Cruz Sheriff Adds New Social Network

The sheriff's office has joined an online neighborhood watch program called Nextdoor.com
Dry December Prompts Burning Restrictions

Dry December Prompts Burning Restrictions

The number of fires statewide has almost doubled this year.
Unusual Sneaker Waves And Rip Tide Warning Continues

Unusual Sneaker Waves And Rip Tide Warning Continues

Strong waves are expected to break around 20 seconds apart.
30 Arrested For Property Destruction At Last 49er Game

30 Arrested For Property Destruction At Last 49er Game

Some football fans had to be turned away from the game Monday because the tickets they held were counterfeit.