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  Last updated on Thu, 14 Dec 2017

Viral video shows woman escorted out of East Bay Starbucks after racially charged altercation
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
An unnamed woman visiting a Starbucks location in Walnut Creek on Sunday was escorted out of the cafe by police officers after reportedly becoming irate as she heard other customers speaking in Korean to each other.
Michigan police under fire for treatment of 11-year-old girl, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
The Grand Rapids cops were chasing a middle-aged white woman. They cuffed an 11-year-old black girl. Now they are under investigation.
78-year-old man robbed, beaten in SF home invasion
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
A 78-year-old man was assaulted by one of four robbers who kicked in the door of his home in the Sunset District of San Francisco, took his money and ransacked his residence, police said Wednesday. The home-invasion robbery occurred between 10 and 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the victim’s house on the 400 block of Noriega Street, near 11th Avenue, police said. Once the bandits forced their way into the home, they demanded the victim fork over money. Despite giving them cash, one of the robbers hit the victim, police said. The suspects then ransacked his house and fled the scene. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries, police said.
Their car was stolen. When they got it back, it had Lyft stickers and 11,000 more miles.
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Cierra and Josh Barton purchased a new Honda CRV at the beginning of summer. It was stolen while parked in front of their Livermore apartment complex at the end of August. Four months later, Hayward police called the Bartons to say they had recovered their vehicle. "What condition will it be in? Burnt out? Gutted?" Cierra Barton recalled thinking as she and her husband drove to the holding lot. "I was imaging the worst when we went to pick it up." What they found, to their surprise, was a car in relatively good shape – a few dents, a rattling hood. But in the back and front windows were Lyft stickers, Cierra Barton said. The odometer had spiked from 2,000 miles to more than 13,000. And in the back seat, Cierra said she found a pillow, a jacket and a stuffed animal.
Republicans step up attacks on Mueller, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a House hearing Wednesday that he saw no reason to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia probe.
Bon Jovi, Nina Simone lead class of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Wed, 13 Dec 2017
'Livin' on a Prayer' rockers Bon Jovi, Nina Simone and The Cars will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, organizers said Wednesday.