Court Orders Immigrant Children Released From Detention CampsA federal appeals court has ruled that Homeland Security officials must quickly release immigrant children — but not their parents — from family detention centers after being picked up crossing the border.
Twitter Suspends 125,000 Accounts For Possible Terrorist LinksTwitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
Mystery Device In Downtown San Francisco Is Air Sampler To Detect Biological AttackA device which looks like an old-time train whistle connected to a locked box - and mysteriously set up on a downtown San Francisco street corner - has been determined to be part of the Department of Homeland Security's Super Bowl security preparations.
Santa Clara Police Add Emergency Dispatch Center In Levi's Stadium For Super Bowl 50As the lead emergency services agency for Super Bowl 50, the Santa Clara police department is gearing up for a super surge of 911 calls.
Drone Swarm Plagues Golden Gate Bridge; Officials Asking For RestrictionsThe agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.
Immigrants Get Student Visas From Colleges But Never Attend ClassIf you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.
Congressman Honda Caught On Camera Dozing Off During Homeland Security Spending DiscussionCongressman Mike Honda was in a nearly empty House Chamber listening to a California colleague speak on Homeland Security spending when he fell asleep on camera.
Bags, IDs Go Unchecked, Security Absent, Despite Heightened Terror Alert At SF Federal BuildingAn order by the Homeland Security Department to increase security at federal buildings nationwide did not seem to have been followed through with in San Francisco.
BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. SubwaysBART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.
High-Ranking San Francisco Fire Official Demoted After CrashA high level San Francisco fire department veteran has been demoted to his previous rank for allegedly leaving the scene of a minor car crash in Sonoma in his department-issued vehicle.
'Urban Shield' Event In Oakland Shines Light On Police MilitarizationLaw enforcement agencies from around the world are convening in the Bay Area for the five-day Urban Shield event that some say simply shines a spotlight on police militarization.
1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal InvestigationMore than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.