El Salvador

Mission District Fire

Massive Mission District Fire That Killed 1 Person May Have Been Electrical

The San Francisco Fire Department has determined that a major apartment fire in San Francisco’s Mission District in January that claimed the life of one man was not intentionally set and may have been the result of an electrical fault

04/01/2015

Mauricio Orellana was killed Wednesday evening after his Mission District apartment caught fire. (Lester Lopez)

Friends Raise Money To Send Man Killed In Mission District Fire Home To El Salvador

Family and friends of a fire victim are struggling to raise enough money for a funeral in his home country of El Salvador.

02/03/2015

(CBS)

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Hits Off Coast Of El Salvador

An earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 7.4 struck off the coast of El Salvador Monday evening near La Union, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

10/13/2014

California Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg speaks during a session of the California State Senate. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Interview: State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg Says Investment In Central America Would Stem Border Crisis

KCBS’ Susan Leigh Taylor And Stan Bunger Interview California Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg about the situation in situation in Central America and the influx of children that are headed for the border.

07/17/2014

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

California Leaders Head To Central America Over Immigration Crisis Involving Kids

State Sen. President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and other lawmakers head to Central America as the immigration crisis involving tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors continues.

07/14/2014

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent. (CBS)

Man Living In Sunnyvale Deported To El Salvador On Murder Charges

An El Salvadoran national who had been living in Sunnyvale was deported Wednesday to his native country where he is wanted in connection with two murders, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said.

04/18/2013

(CBS)

3 Illegal Immigrants Charged With Running NorCal Brothels

Federal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.

02/04/2013

Danilo Velasquez

Life Sentence For Gang Member In ’09 Daly City BART Slaying

Calling him a “vicious, heartless murderer,” a federal judge in San Francisco Thursday imposed a sentence of life plus ten years in prison on an MS-13 gang member accused of participating in the gunfire slaying of a college student in Daly City in 2009.

02/16/2012

(L-R) Luis Herrera, Danilo Velasquez (Daly City PD)

Gang Member Pleads Guilty In ’09 Murder Near Daly City BART

One of two alleged MS-13 gang members who went on trial in federal court in San Francisco last month has pleaded guilty to seven charges, including possessing the gun used in a shooting murder near the Daly City BART station in 2009.

11/10/2011

Months-Long MS-13 Gang Murder Trial Winds Down In San Francisco

A prosecutor told a federal jury in San Francisco Monday that the most important rule of the MS-13 street gang is to “attack and kill rival gang members.”

CBS San Francisco–08/08/2011

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