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Phil Matier: D.A. Issues Warning To San Franciscans Who Abuse Disabled Parking Placards

An anonymous tip to the DMV has lead to the arrest of three people in San Francisco on charges including; fraud, perjury and burglary for their use of disabled parking placards.

07/15/2014

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Protesters Call For Removal Of Sonoma D.A. After Decision To Not Charge Deputy In Andy Lopez’ Fatal Shooting

Dozens of protesters rallied at the Sonoma County Superior Court Tuesday afternoon to denounce District Attorney Jill Ravitch’s decision to not charge sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus with the murder of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.

07/08/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chinese Nationals Facing Pimping And Pandering Charges In SF Sunset Brothel Bust

A husband and wife accused of running a brothel out of San Francisco’s Sunset District entered not guilty pleas in San Francisco Superior Court this afternoon.

06/25/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Committee Passes Phone Anti-Theft, Kill-Switch Measure—Heads To Full State Assembly

A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.

06/24/2014

(CBS)

San Francisco Community Groups Receive Grants To Protect And Educate Pedestrians

As San Francisco struggles to combat an alarming rate of pedestrian deaths and injuries, several local community groups are receiving money to educate residents.

06/10/2014

Detective Michael Maes has been identified as the officer who fatally shot Sgt. Tommy Smith during a probation search in Dublin on January 21, 2014. (BART Police)

Report Finds BART Cop Accidentally Shot, Killed Fellow Officer On Duty

Prosecutors say a California police officer accidentally shot and killed a fellow officer when he mistook him for an armed assailant.

05/30/2014

(Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco District Attorney Looks To Create High-Tech Crime Unit

George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.

05/21/2014

Police arrested Maria Garate, an 18-year-old transient from the San Jose area, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. (Source: SJPD)

Woman Allegedly Targeted Asians During San Jose Walmart Attack On 4-Year-Old

The young woman accused of attacking a toddler with a crowbar at a San Jose Walmart Wednesday will be charged with a hate crime, the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has confirmed.

05/15/2014

Police say Ashley Newton stabbed her 7-month old baby to death before officers found her with the unresponsive child in an East Bay Regional Park. (Source: Alameda County)

Alameda Co. D.A. Charges Mother With Murder Of Her Baby

A San Jose woman was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal stabbing of her 7-month-old baby boy in a rural area near Livermore on Saturday.

04/29/2014

Nidra Stubbs

SFPD Arrest Woman In Hit & Run Of Elderly Pedestrian In SF Visitacion Valley

A woman was arrested Thursday in connection with a hit-and-run collision that killed an elderly woman crossing the street in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood last month.

04/11/2014

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