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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.
Kill Switch Legislation Passes Assembly, Now Heads Back To State Senate For VoteThe bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.
Phil Matier: D.A. Issues Warning To San Franciscans Who Abuse Disabled Parking PlacardsAn 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.
Preliminary Hearing Held For San Francisco Couple Accused Of Running Brothel In Sunset DistrictThe two Chinese nationals, Jin Shi and Linjun Wang, have pleaded not guilty to two counts of pimping and pandering.
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