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Ye Meng Yuan (left) and Wang Lin Jia were killed when Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (CBS)

SF Police Chief Confirms SFO Plane Crash Victim Run Over By Fire Truck

San Francisco’s police chief confirmed in an interview Friday that one of the two teenage girls killed in the crash of a passenger jet at SFO was run over by an fire truck while she was hidden by foam sprayed by firefighters to extinguish the flaming wreckage.

07/12/2013

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San Francisco Police Chief Recalls Investigating ‘Night Stalker’ Serial Killings

After hearing about condemned inmate Richard Ramirez’s death Friday morning, San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said he felt happy he was gone, reflecting on how the mass murderer had terrorized communities in the Bay Area and Southern California in the 1980s.

06/07/2013

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SF Tenderloin Residents Petition For More Police On Streets

More than 1,500 San Francisco Tenderloin District residents have signed a petition asking for a larger police presence in the crime-ridden neighborhood and challenging the chief of police to take a tour of the area.

05/30/2013

A crime camera. (CBS)

SF Supervisors Hesitant To Add Cameras In Wake Of Boston Bombings

Following the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon last month, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors held a hearing this week to review security plans for the large-scale events planned over the next several months in the city.

05/03/2013

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SFPD Program Aims To Help People Repeatedly Found Drunk In Public

The SFPD begins a new enforcement tactic this week on those that are chronically drunk in public, modeled after a successful San Diego program that has been in place for 10 years.

04/29/2013

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

After Boston Blasts, SFPD Chief Wants Cameras On Market Street

In the wake of the Boston bombings, San Francisco’s police chief wants more security cameras along a major thoroughfare that hosts parades and other big events.

04/22/2013

People are evacuated from a home near to a home police thought the one remaining suspect might have been hiding on April 19, 2013 in Watertown, Massachusetts. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: The Process Of Shutting Down A City

The manhunt for one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has a city of over a million people on a citywide lockdown and is prompting discussion on San Francisco authorities would handle a similar situation.

04/19/2013

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San Francisco Police Chief Declares Stations As LGBT Safe Zones

San Francisco’s police chief announced at the Mission police station Monday morning that that station along with the city’s nine other precincts have been designated as safe havens for members of the LGBT community to report crimes.

04/15/2013

A homeless man sleeps in San Francisco Civic Center. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: SFPD Chief Suhr On Chronic Drunks, Tasers For Officers

Police Department Chief Greg Suhr told KCBS the idea is to get chronic drunks and drug abusers off the streets and into treatment programs using a carrot-stick approach.

04/15/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Plans Overhaul Of Dangerous Intersections In Wake Of Pedestrian Deaths

San Francisco will re-design some of its most dangerous intersections, adjusting the timing traffic signals and fixing cross walks curb ramps all over the city, with the goal of cutting pedestrian deaths in half by the end of the decade, Mayor Ed Lee said Friday.

04/12/2013

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