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Tragedy

A CBS 5 viewer took this photo of an Oracle Racing catamaran capsizing on San Francisco Bay on October 16, 2012. (Stefan Kirkeby)

Deadly Wreck Caps Series Of Setbacks For San Francisco’s America’s Cup

The 2013 America’s Cup has faced controversy and setbacks at nearly every turn since San Francisco won the right to host the World’s premier sailing race 2010. Now, the death of a Swedish team member during training on May 9th is likely to cast a shadow over the event finals, which officially get underway on San Francisco Bay September 7th.

05/09/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limo Fire Mourners Asked Not To Place Memorials On San Mateo Bridge

The California Highway Patrol is asking those who want to honor the five women who were killed in a limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last Saturday to refrain from putting memorial items on the bridge.

05/09/2013

Limousine Burning

Limousine Fire Prompts Questions About Safety Regulations

While the cause of Saturday night’s fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge remains under investigation, questions are now being raised over how the limo industry is regulated.

05/07/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Limo In Deadly San Mateo Bridge Fire Was Part Of Nationwide Recall

The limousine which caught fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, killing five of nine passengers on board, was part of a nationwide recall because of issues with load limits on tires, investigators have found.

05/07/2013

Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden Gate Bridge

KCBS Cover Story: Men Who Gave Their Lives Building Golden Gate Bridge

It took more than engineering ingenuity to build the Golden Gate Bridge, which turns 75 this Sunday. It also took brave men willing to risk their lives, hundreds of feet above the Bay, to build one of the modern wonders of the world.

05/25/2012

Sugarland Tour Resumes After Stage Tragedy

Sugarland Tour Resumes After Stage Tragedy

Sugarland prepared to return to the stage with a upcoming concert in Mountain View. One of their first shows since a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair killed 5 people…

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011