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One person was killed, and four were hurt in this crash on Sunset Boulevard in San Francisco. (CBS)

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Crash In SF Sunset District

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in a crash that also injured three others along Sunset Boulevard in the San Francisco, according to the fire department.

02/04/2014

Image from a firefighter's helmet cam shows Asiana Airlines Flight 214 burning following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (San Francisco Fire Dept.)

San Francisco Firefighter Involved In Asiana Plane Crash Files Defamation Claim

A San Francisco firefighter has filed a defamation claim against the fire department, which she says falsely accused her of being responsible for the death of a teenage girl after the Asiana Airlines plane crash in July.

01/28/2014

A woman was struck by a Lyft ridesharing car in San Francisco's Nob Hill on January 17, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After Being Struck By Lyft Vehicle In SF’s Nob Hill

A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman Friday afternoon in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, police said.

01/17/2014

A firefighter is seen covering the body of Ye Ming Yuan after the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (San Francisco Fire Department)

Exclusive: Video Shows Chaotic Scene That Led To Asiana Crash Victim Being Run Over

A new video obtained by CBS News shows firefighters being warned more than once about the location of a teenage victim of the Asiana plane crash before she was run over twice by responding fire trucks.

01/14/2014

Eric Leroy Patterson is suspected of attacking a woman known as the “Cat Lady” and throwing her two cats into San Francisco Bay on November 25, 2013. (San Francisco Animal Care & Control)

Man Accused Of Throwing 2 Cats Into San Francisco Bay Arrested

A man suspected of throwing two cats into San Francisco Bay last week was arrested Friday afternoon, a San Francisco Animal Care and Control spokeswoman said.

12/06/2013

Surveillance photo of a man suspected of attacking a woman known as the "Cat Lady" and throwing her two cats into San Francisco Bay on November 25, 2013. (San Francisco Animal Care & Control)

Video May Lead To Suspect In San Francisco ‘Cat Lady’ Attack

Surveillance video has provided new clues for authorities in the search for a man suspected of attacking a San Francisco woman known as the “Cat Lady” and throwing her two cats into San Francisco Bay last month.

12/02/2013

A bicyclist rides along the Embarcadero. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Drowns Pets Belonging To San Francisco’s ‘Cat Lady’ In Bay

San Francisco are looking for witnesses to the drowning of two cats Monday afternoon along the Embarcadero waterfront.

11/26/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SFFD Chiefs Face Possible Suspension Over Alleged Firefighter DUI Crash

Five San Francisco firefighters—including two assistant chiefs—await a decision on whether or not they’ll be suspended in connection with a traffic incident this past June in the SoMa area involving a ladder truck that left a motorcyclist seriously hurt.

11/26/2013

Livermore Pleasanton Fire Department truck. (CBS)

Study Involving Bay Area Firefighters Confirms Cancer Risk

Firefighters are a tight-knit family, and when they lose one of their own, they come together for support and comfort. That is what happened in Livermore and Pleasanton this month, when a 48-year old firefighter died from what has become an all too common work-related illness.

11/26/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighters Awarded $3.7M In Age Discrimination Suit

Fifteen veteran San Francisco firefighters will share $3.7 million awarded by a jury in their age discrimination suit against the city’s fire department.

10/30/2013

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