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Celeste Guap charged with battery in rehab guard attack — The star witness at the center of a Bay Area law-enforcement sex exploitation scandal was charged in Florida with simple battery for allegedly attacking a security guard at a rehab facility. The self-described call girl, who goes by the name Celeste Guap, was charged with simple battery, a misdemeanor.

Often no warning signs in pit bull attacks — When it comes to dogs attacking people, whether it involves stocky pit bulls or fluffy poodles, there is one main thing fans and foes of the animals seem to agree on: According to Iona Keanaaina, Kava was kept in the backyard and wasn't allowed inside the house.

Daredevil biker faces felony charges for crash that killed his friend — A daredevil motorcycle rider who made headlines after he was caught on camera doing wheelies on I-580 in Oakland is now facing felony charges for a deadly high-speed crash on that same stretch of freeway. And the family of the young man who died in that wreck says jail time for the driver isn't enough.

Henry Lee's Rap Sheet for Nov 6th, 2015

Henry Lee's Daily Rap Sheet — Here's the Rap Sheet for November 5th, 2015: BRING IN THE BLOODHOUNDS: So two women and a man robbed the Ulta Beauty store at the Fremont Hub of more than 100 "high value" perfume bottles. The cops are trying to make scents of it all. Bring in the bloodhounds?

Oakland police release videos in two incidents that led to suspect deaths — Oakland police released body-camera footage Friday in two unrelated incidents that led to suspect deaths, one in which officers fatally shot an alleged carjacker and a second in which a police foot-chase ended with a man wedged between two buildings.

Man charged in West Oakland slaying — A Berkeley man has been charged with special-circumstances murder in the fatal shooting and robbery of a man at a West Oakland home, authorities said. Alameda County prosecutors charged Watson-Dixon with murder, the special circumstance of murder in the course of a robbery, dissuading a witness, as well as a weapons enhancement.

Clean-up continues after Nicasio truck crash, paint spill — Clean-up efforts will continue Friday after a big rig tipped over on a tight turn in rural Marin County, spilling about 300 gallons of paint, officials said. The 2008 Freightliner truck, towing a trailer with eight 250-gallon containers of paint, crashed on Lucas Valley Road west of West Gate Drive about 6:30 a.m.

Woman charged in crash that killed Danville bicyclist — Contra Costa County prosecutors have charged a woman with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter after she allegedly struck and killed a bicyclist in Danville. The victim, George Kaufer, 55, of Danville was riding his bike about 4:30 p.m. May 5 when he was hit by a 1997 Toyota Avalon heading north on Crow Canyon Road at Tassajara Ranch Drive.

Reward boosted in unsolved North Oakland slaying — Hoping to solve the 2013 slaying of an Emeryville man, Oakland police and the FBI announced Thursday that a reward for clues that could crack the case is being boosted to $125,000. The FBI money brings the total reward to $125,000 with other contributions coming from the city of Emeryville, an anonymous donor, Crime Stoppers and Nakano's family and friends.
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Sep 27, 2016

Fumigated home Proves alluring to burglar - (Scared off by alarm) Baddie is lucky: Other thief went into tent, And died horribly @FremontPD

Sep 26, 2016

Ex-@PittsburgPD Lt. Wade Derby files fed civil rights suit, alleging dept fudged stats by calling some crimes "susp.circs." 3rd suit in case

Sep 26, 2016

An online threat of "active shooter" at @BeniciaHighBHS. 15yo student arrested by @BeniciaPD, but cops say no gun or hitlist. 5p @KTVU

Sep 26, 2016

Freshman at @BeniciaHighBHS under arrest for making active shooter online threat, per @BeniciaPD. Cops: no gun or hitlist found

Sep 26, 2016

Benjamin Ramirez Ruiz held by @SMCSheriff in child molestation case involving relative near Redwood City

Sep 26, 2016

Know him? Twice he's swooshed into the @Nike store, loaded up bags w/expensive shoes & walked right out, per @VacavillePolice

Sep 25, 2016

2 NY men subjected to homophobic slurs & pepper-sprayed near Golden Gate & Fillmore by 5 men who fled in minivan, per @SFPD @SFPDNorthern

Sep 25, 2016

Gregory Washington held by @FairfieldPolice @VacavillePolice in stabbing death of Mark Pyne near West Texas and Fifth.

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