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Financial District

Streets were closed in San Francisco's Financial District due to a dangling window from one of the towers of Embarcadero Center. (CBS)

SF Streets Reopen After Broken Window Removed From Downtown High-Rise

Police have shut down the 200 block of Battery Street Thursday afternoon due to a glass window that is about to fall from a building, authorities said.


A still image taken from a YouTube video of water falling from the top of a building in SF after a sprinkler malfunctioned. (Source: YouTube user Axelexic)

Broken Sprinkler Sends Waterfall From Top Of SF FiDi Building

A broken sprinkler system at the top of an office building in San Francisco’s Financial District sent water pouring onto the street below Friday morning, according to fire officials.


PG&E crews investigate a fire underneath Montgomery St. in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Underground Vault Fires In San Francisco Financial Dist. Extinguished

A fire in an underground vault was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Financial District, fire and PG&E officials said.


San Francisco police officers atop a police vehicle prepare to approach a naked man standing atop a traffic sign (upper left), September 13, 2013. (CBS)

Man Who Threatened To Jump From SF Hi-Rise Removed Pants Atop Street Sign A Week Ago

A man who threw concrete and bricks at police while on a building’s ledge in San Francisco’s Financial District on Monday afternoon is the same person who stood nude atop a signpost for hours last week.


Window-Washing Scaffold

Dangling Window-Washing Rig Secured On San Francisco High-Rise

A street reopened in San Francisco’s Financial District Friday morning after being closed beneath a window-washing scaffold that was hanging unsafely from a high-rise. That rig has since been secured, a fire official said.



Man Robs Bank In SF’s Financial District

A man robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Financial District on Tuesday afternoon, police said.



San Francisco South Of Market Shooting Sends Man To Hospital

A man shot in his torso in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Thursday is expected to survive, according to police.


Twitter logo is displayed at the entrance of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco DA Subpoenas Twitter In Protest Case

Social networking giant Twitter has been subpoenaed by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, as prosecutors investigate a violent protest that took place in October.



Man Hit, Killed By Truck On San Francisco’s Market Street

The collision was reported around 2:30 p.m. at Market and Beale streets, police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said. The truck driver stopped at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, he said.


The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Suspicious Package Prompts Street Closures In SF Financial District

A shelter-in-place order was issued after a suspicious package was found in San Francisco’s Financial District late Tuesday morning, a San Francisco police officer said.