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Intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco.

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco

San Francisco pedestrian crashes, and fatal crashes are increasing, and causing city leaders and advocacy groups to demand change. Which intersections and streets are most dangerous?

02/13/2014

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Garbage Truck Runs Over, Kills Pedestrian In San Francisco

A elderly man was struck and killed by a garbage truck Friday morning in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

12/20/2013

Survivors of the Asiana flight 214 plane crash visit the site of the wreckage at San Francisco International Airport, July 10, 2013. (NNS)

Chinese Media Release Name Of Third Victim In Asiana Flight 214 Crash At SFO

The name of a girl who died of injuries suffered in the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco recently has emerged. Chinese state media have identified her as Liu Yipeng.

07/13/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

3rd Asiana Plane Crash Victim Dies From Injuries

A third girl has died as a result of injuries sustained during the crash of Asiana Airline Flight 214, officials at San Francisco General Hospital said Friday.

07/12/2013

Destruction around Union Square.  The tall steel skeleton left of center is the Whittell Building - then known as the Union League Building. It was under construction at the time of the earthquake, later finished, and still standing on Geary Street.  The Butler Building at right, also under construction at the time of the quake, had walls peel away during the quake, killing several people. The building later became I. Magnin's, and its windows shattered during the 1989 earthquake. Several people on the street were injured by falling glass. The Butler Building is now part of Macy's. (sfmuseum.org)

Study Projects Higher Earthquake Death Toll Over Next Century

Large, catastrophic earthquakes causing larger death tolls and creating greater destruction are expected to increase in the 21st century, according to a newly published study led by U.S. Geological Survey engineering geologist Thomas Holzer.

02/22/2013

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Freight Train Strikes, Kills Man In Palo Alto

A male victim was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday evening in Palo Alto, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

02/18/2013

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Woman, 5 Cats Die From Burns In Hayward House Fire

A fire official says “excess hoarding” hampered efforts to rescue a 77-year-old woman from a deadly house fire in Hayward.

02/18/2013

Boating Accident

1 Dead After Golden Gate Ferry Collides With Motorboat

One of two people injured when a Golden Gate Ferry and a 22-foot motorboat collided in the San Francisco Bay on Saturday has died.

02/18/2013

A man receives a flu shot. (Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Claims Two More Lives In Santa Clara County

One died on January 11 and the other on January 13, said Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, health officer for the Santa Clara County Health Department, adding the men, both 58 years old, had other health issues that were exacerbated by influenza.

02/01/2013

A body was found inside a burning storage unit in Campbell.  (CBS)

Body Found Inside Burning Campbell Storage Unit

Campbell police were investigating a fire that started early Wednesday morning after finding a body inside a burning storage unit.

12/19/2012

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