Sanctuary City

(L-R) San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Francsico Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

SF Mayor Lee, Sheriff Mirkarimi Play Blame Game Over Pier 14 Shooting

In his first public comments about the shooting death of a woman by an illegal immigrant at Pier 14, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee blasted Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi over the handling of the suspect’s detainment, and the sheriff responded in kind

07/08/2015

Father Cameron Faller (C), associate pastor at the Church of the Epiphany, and Julio Escobar (L) with the Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry conduct a prayer service at the site where 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle was killed on July 6, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TIMELINE: How San Francisco Became A Sanctuary City For Undocumented Immigrants

For more than two decades, San Francisco has been considered a sanctuary for people in the U.S. illegally — a complicated policy politicians and law enforcement officials have continually debated.

07/08/2015

Francisco Sanchez (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Pier 14 Shooting Suspect Gets Public Defender, Cancels All Jailhouse Interviews

Arraignment for the man accused of randomly gunning down a woman last week on San Francisco’s touristy Embarcadero has been delayed, and his newly-assigned public defender has told him to stop talking to the media.

07/06/2015

Protesters call for immigration reform in San Francisco's Financial District on October 17, 2013. (CBS)

Activists Block Bus In Protest Near San Francisco Immigration Office

Dozens of protesters surrounded a bus believed to be filled with immigrants slated for deportation at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco, a protest organizer said Thursday.

10/18/2013

Tony Bologna (left) was shot and killed along with his sons Michael and Matthew in San Francisco’s Excelsior District on June 22, 2008. (CBS)

Prosecution Rests In 2008 SF Excelsior District Triple Killing Case

The trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco in 2008, will enter a new phase next week after the prosecution rested its case on Tuesday.

03/28/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

Brother-In-Law Testifies In SF Triple Killing Case

The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of murder in a drive-by shooting that killed a father and his two sons in San Francisco in 2008, said such shootings are forbidden by the MS-13 gang.

02/07/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

In-Law: Accused SF Triple-Murderer Sought Violent Gang Clique

The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of a triple killing in San Francisco in 2008, testified Ramos changed cliques in the gang because he felt his old clique was not violent enough.

02/07/2012

Scene of 2008 shooting in San Francisco’s Excelsior District that killed Tony Bologna and his sons Michael and Matthew. (CBS)

Surviving Son Testifies In 2008 Bologna Family Killings

A son whose father and two brothers were fatally shot in San Francisco’s Excelsior District as they drove home from a picnic in June 2008 testified Wednesday that he saw alleged MS-13 gang member Edwin Ramos fire the shots.

01/25/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

SF Sergeant Testifies In 2008 SF Triple Killing Case

A San Francisco police sergeant testified Tuesday in the trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of murdering a father and two of his sons in San Francisco’s Excelsior District in 2008.

01/24/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

Trial Opens In SF Triple Killing That Sparked Sanctuary City Debate

The trial of Edwin Ramos, alleged MS-13 gang member accused of murdering a father and two of his sons in San Francisco’s Excelsior District in 2008, began Monday morning with opening statements.

01/23/2012

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