San Francisco

Rebekah Sager
August 14, 2019 - 1:38 pm
San Francisco police have arrested a suspect seen on video violently attacking a woman and attempting to get into her apartment building. The incident happened Sunday at around 1:40 am in the downtown Embarcadero neighborhood. Austin James Vincent, 25, is being held at the San Francisco County Jail...
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AP
August 14, 2019 - 7:20 am
MILAN (AP) — While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see. The Philadelphia Orchestra and San Francisco Opera announced they...
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Getty
August 13, 2019 - 11:57 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and Santa Clara counties filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new "public charge" rules to restrict legal immigration. The lawsuit is the first after the Department of Homeland Security's announcement Monday that it would deny green cards...
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AP
August 02, 2019 - 7:58 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sidewalks surrounding Ahmed Al Barak's corner market in one of San Francisco's roughest neighborhoods are filled with cardboard, used syringes and homeless people who have nowhere safe to go at night. But Al Barak says it's an improvement from a year ago, before the city...
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AP
August 02, 2019 - 7:48 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Over 100 people packed the lobby of a San Francisco public high school to view a controversial mural criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people. Officials allowed visitors to see the "Life of Washington" mural for two hours on...
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Rebekah Sager
July 09, 2019 - 12:22 pm
On July 4, African American software engineer Wesly Michel turned to social media to share a video he recorded on his phone of an incident where a man (appearing to be white) called police on him while he was waiting for a friend outside a San Francisco apartment building. Wesly's video, which has...
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AP
June 18, 2019 - 7:23 am
San Francisco supervisors are considering Tuesday whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes as part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping. Supervisors will weigh a ban on the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes in San...
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AP
May 15, 2019 - 7:18 am
San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates. The ban is part of broader legislation that...
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CBS San Francisco
April 18, 2019 - 5:52 pm
LOS ANGELES — Police said Thursday that they’ve broken up a band of scooter-riding robbers from the San Francisco Bay Area who busted into 40 cars over the weekend in Los Angeles. The thieves traveled to Hollywood and used ride-sharing scooters to hit dozens of cars near the tourist-heavy Hollywood...
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CBS
April 08, 2019 - 7:10 am
A San Francisco woman is pleading for help after, she says, witnesses told her that her brother is being tortured so violently in a Saudi prison it could end up killing him, CBS San Francisco reports. Areej Sadhan said Abdul Sadhan, 35, was arrested in March of 2018 at his office in Saudi Arabia...
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