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Father Cameron Faller (C), associate pastor at the Church of the Epiphany, and Julio Escobar (L) with the Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry conduct a prayer service at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Says Sanctuary Law Never Intended To Protect Repeat, Violent Felons

The Mayor of San Francisco is calling for an investigation of how suspected killer Francisco Sanchez was set free under the city’s immigrant sanctuary law.

07/06/2015

Crime scene at Pier 14 following the fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle (CBS SF)

Fatal Pier 14 Shooting Reignites Debate Over San Francisco’s Sanctuary City Status For Undocumented Immigrants

The man charged with killing a 32-year-old woman on San Francisco’s waterfront is calling national attention to San Francisco’s status as a sanctuary city.

07/06/2015

Francisco Sanchez (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Woman At SF Pier 14 Had Been Deported 5 Times

The man arrested in the shooting death of a woman who was walking along San Francisco’s Embarcadero with her family is an undocumented immigrant who had previously been deported five times, according to federal officials.

07/03/2015

TSA Screen Check

Travelers Can Find Out If, Why They Are On No-Fly List

The Obama administration said it will start telling some travelers if and why they are on a list of tens of thousands of people banned from flying to, from or within the United States.

04/14/2015

Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.

Federal Anti-Terrorist Money Used By Muni To Tackle Fare Evasion In San Francisco

Since 9/11 San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency has been using federal counter terrorism grants to help catch bus and rail fare cheaters on Muni. But there are questions about whether such use of funds is appropriate.

02/02/2015

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Report: US Border Patrol Should Abandon Plans To Buy New Drones

The Homeland Security Department’s border drones program costs far more than the government estimates, helps in the arrests of just a fraction of the number of people trying to cross the border illegally and flies far fewer hours than the government claims, an internal watchdog asserted in a report released Tuesday.

01/08/2015

social media, facebook, twitter

Secret Service Creating Sarcasm Detection Tool For Monitoring Social Media Networks

The U.S. Secret Service wants to invest in software that can help them monitor and detect sarcasm on social media networks.

06/06/2014

Chopper 5 image of boat ashore at Pescadero State Beach which authorities said contained "a large amount" of marijuana. (CBS)

1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal Investigation

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.

05/12/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 Arrests

Officers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/16/2014

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

Larry Magid: Tech Analyst To Host Safer Internet Day Event

Our technology analyst is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in Washington D.C. that will include executives from Google, Facebook and Tumblr executives as guest speakers.

02/11/2014

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