George Gascon

'Justice 4 Mario Woods' Supporters Plan Grand Opening March To Super Bowl CityProtesters demanding justice for Mario Woods are planning to march to the Saturday opening of Super Bowl City in San Francisco.
DA Claims Efforts To Investigate SFPD Being 'Stonewalled'District Attorney George Gascon has sent a scathing letter to Mayor Ed Lee, demanding he live up to his campaign promise of being committed to transparency within the San Francisco Police Department.
SF District Attorney Speaks Out Against Plan For New JailSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Tuesday spoke out against plans to build a new jail, saying the city should instead renovate existing jails and work to further reduce the number of inmates.
Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff's DepartmentsFollowing separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.
Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be ReviewedSan Francisco's Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.
San Francisco D.A. Concludes, 4 Officers Involved In Alex Nieto's Shooting Death Will Not Face ChargesSan Francisco's District Attorney George Gascon announced on Friday that that an investigation has concluded that four police officers involved in last year's shooting death of Alex Nieto were lawful and they will not face charges.
San Francisco and L.A. County District Attorneys Sue Uber, Reach Settlement With LyftThe district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angles announced on Tuesday they are suing ride services company Uber and have reached a settlement with Lyft.
San Francisco DA Urged To Charge Juvenile Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Teen As An AdultThe family of a 14-year-old who was killed in a fatal stabbing last month is urging San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon to charge the accused killer as an adult in the case.
San Francisco Uber Driver Charged With Attacking Passenger With HammerA driver for the ridesharing service Uber has pleaded not guilty to charges he seriously injured a passenger by attacking him with a hammer earlier this week.
San Francisco, Los Angeles DA’s Warn Ride Service Companies Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Halt 'Illegal' PracticesThe district attorneys are warning the ride service companies about possible legal action if they don't change their "illegal practices."
Service Dog Helps Scared Victims, Witnesses During San Francisco Court ProceedingsThe San Francisco court system has a new, specially-trained assistant to help vulnerable witnesses cope with their situation, and can do it on all fours.
KCBS In Depth: SF District Attorney George Gascón Wants To Modernize Criminal Prosecution KCBS cohosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with San Francisco District Atttorney George Gascón about Prop 47, a November ballot measure that would reduce some non-violent drug and property crimes from felony status to misdemeanors, and other public safety issues that he says need to be modernized.

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