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National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference on July 8, 2013 in South San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Air Line Pilot’s Union Criticizes NTSB Handling Of SFO Crash Probe

A pilots’ union issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the National Transportation Safety Board for the way the agency is releasing information about the crash at San Francisco International Airport Saturday.

07/09/2013

An NTSB investigator documents the tail section of the Asiana Airlines flight 214. (Photo by NTSB via Getty Images)

Tail Section From Asiana Flight 214 Found In San Francisco Bay; Pilots Being Interviewed

Part of the tail section of an Asiana jetliner that crashed at San Francisco International Airport was found in the waters of San Francisco Bay, and debris from the seawall was carried several hundred feet down the runway, a federal official said Monday.

07/08/2013

NTSB Press Briefing

NTSB: Initial Sign Of Trouble Came 7 Seconds Before SFO Crash

The first sign of trouble for a Korean passenger jet that crashed at San Francisco International Airport came seven seconds before impact – the point where the crew realized they were too slow on their approach to land.

07/07/2013

generic drunk driving

Feds Recommend Lower Blood Alcohol Limit For Drivers

Federal accident investigators recommended Tuesday that states cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half, matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries.

05/14/2013

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Boxer, Feinstein Seek Tougher Pipeline Safety Measures

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.

10/18/2011

Cupertino gas, leak, explosion

Feds Probe PG&E Gas Explosion In Cupertino

Federal investigators were looking into the explosion of a leaky Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in Cupertino that damaged a condominium.

09/02/2011

Natural gas pipelines

California Pipeline Safety Legislation Lands On Governor’s Desk

The California legislature has passed a bill to require Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities to install remote-controlled automatic shut-off valves on gas transmission lines.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

Surveillance Video of 2009 West Portal Muni Crash (SFMTA)

Study Finds Driver Blacked Out Before 2009 Muni West Portal Crash

Federal investigators have concluded that the driver of a San Francisco light rail train blacked out before a crash two years ago that injured dozens of passengers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/28/2011

San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Promises Aggressive Testing Of Northern California Gas Lines

Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday outlined the steps it would take to ensure the safety of every mile of its gas transmission lines in Northern California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/28/2011

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

San Bruno Fire Dept. Didn’t Know Of Gas Pipeline

The San Bruno Fire Department didn’t know about a large gas transmission pipeline before it exploded last September, according to the fire chief.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

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