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George Gascon

Jennie Zhu

San Francisco Woman Charged With Felonies In Crash That Killed Teen

San Francisco prosecutors charged a 58-year-old woman for felony gross vehicular manslaughter for allegedly causing a crash that killed a teenage boy in the city’s Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood in September.

12/16/2013

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

Carriers Reject San Francisco DA’s Push For Stolen Phone ‘Kill Switch’

District Attorney George Gascon said Monday that AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, United States Cellular Corp., Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. rebuffed Samsung’s proposal to preload its phones with Absolute LoJack anti-theft software as a standard feature.

11/19/2013

(CBS)

San Francisco Supes Allows City To Seek State Grant For New Jail

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized the city to apply for a state grant to help build a new jail adjacent to the current Hall of Justice building.

10/22/2013

Immigrant familes and supporters of their cause, hold banners and shout slogans while marching in front of US Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein's office on March 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California at the launch of a caravan tour called 'Our Golden Promise - Keeping California Familes Together.' Familes from Northern and Southern California will join the caravan and hold various community rallies along the way sharing stories on how the nation's immigration system is breaking apart families and communities. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco DA Warns Latino Community Of Fraudulent Immigration Services

An increasing number of people in San Francisco’s Latino community are being victimized by individuals providing fraudulent immigration services, but the city’s district attorney is starting a public awareness campaign.

10/15/2013

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story Pt. 6: Bay Area DA Gets Victims Their Marsy’s Law Rights

In response to this special series, San Francisco’s Presiding Judge and the state’s Chief Justice are both recommending reforms. KCBS has also learned that one Bay Area district attorney, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, is taking it even one step further, training his attorneys to observe a victim’s Marsy’s rights, even if the victim doesn’t ask for them to be honored.

10/08/2013

An image of the California Attorney General Marsy's Law web page. (California DOJ)

KCBS Cover Story Pt. 4: Changes Needed To Fulfill Promise Of Marsy’s Law

A KCBS investigation has determined that the rights of California crime victims are often ignored, despite the passage five years ago of a landmark law to protect them.

10/04/2013

Michael Montgomery

Phil Matier: Release Of Suspect In Dodgers Fan Fatal Stabbing Splits Law Enforcement

The investigation into the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan near AT&T park last week has prompted a divide between police and the district attorney’s office in San Francisco.

10/02/2013

Jonathan Denver was fatally stabbed near AT&T Park following a Giants-Dodgers game on September 25, 2013. (CBS)

Father of Stabbed Dodgers Fan Calls for Witnesses

Robert Preece spoke in front of AT&T Park’s iconic Willie Mays statue Sunday and said he believes bystanders used mobile devices to record a fight that ended with the death of 24-year-old Jonathan Denver.

09/29/2013

Apple Introduces New Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

San Francisco DA Urges Use Of iPhone Anti-Theft System In iOS 7

Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple’s new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts.

09/18/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

Naked BART Acrobat ‘Very Depressed’ As He Sits In Jail Awaiting Fate

A friend of 24-year-old naked acrobat Yeiner Perez Garizabalo described him as “very depressed” as he sits in jail after pleading not guilty earlier this week to two felony and four misdemeanor charges.

06/20/2013

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