Crime

This wanted poster released Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 by the Fullerton, Calif., Police Department, shows a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at California State University, Fullerton on Monday. Police say the attacker targeted 57-year-old Steven Shek Keung Chan in his car and stabbed him numerous times. They say a motive has not been determined. (Fullerton Police Department via AP)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 20, 2019 - 8:38 pm
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at California State University, Fullerton. Authorities were trying to identify the man a day after Steven Shek Keung Chan, the university's...
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In this August 13, 2019 photo, freelance journalist Bryan Carmody is seen at a panel event held by the Society of Professional Journalists in San Francisco. A nonprofit is suing San Francisco Mayor London Breed and city police after failing to get access to records about a controversial police raid on Carmody. The First Amendment Coalition is seeking to know who within the police department authorized officers to search the home, office and phones of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody. Its lawsuit filed Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, also seeks to understand the role elected leaders played in a raid that alarmed journalism advocates. (AP Photo/Juliet Williams)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 20, 2019 - 2:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A nonprofit open government group is suing San Francisco Mayor London Breed and city police after failing to get access to records about a police raid on a freelance journalist. The First Amendment Coalition wants to find out if the police department authorized officers to...
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A scene from outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in San Francisco in July 2019.
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
August 20, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Two men from Oakland and a Chinese national have been charged for an alleged immigration scam that raked in $110 million and defrauded more than 200 foreigners, KCBS Radio has learned.
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Orange County coroners remove a body of a stabbing victim from a parking lot from a parking lot at California State University, Fullerton on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. An employee of the university was killed in a stabbing in a campus parking lot Monday in what police called a targeted attack, though they were not sure of a motive. The victim was in his late 50s and worked in international student admissions at the sprawling campus in Orange County, police Lt. Jon Radus said. He was not immediately identified by authorities. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)
August 19, 2019 - 9:19 pm
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A retired administrator working as a consultant to California State University, Fullerton was fatally stabbed Monday in a campus parking lot on the first day of the school year in what police called a targeted attack, though they were not sure of a motive. Steven Shek Keung...
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Gov. Gavin Newsom holds up the measure by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, left, that he signed that limits the use of lethal force by law enforcement Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Weber's bill, AB392, would bar police from using lethal force unless it is necessary to prevent imminent threat of death or serious injury to themselves and others. Stevante Clark, right, holds up a photo of his brother, Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento Police in 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 19, 2019 - 7:37 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred by the fatal police shooting of a young unarmed black man that roiled California's capital city, state lawmakers approved changes to the nation's oldest law governing when officers can use deadly force and it was signed by the governor Monday, though even...
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Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill makes an announcement at New York City Police Dept. headquarters, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force. O'Neill said he fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge. He said it was clear Pantaleo "can no longer effectively serve as a New York City police officer." (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 19, 2019 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the black man whose dying gasps of "I can't breathe" gave voice to a national debate over race and police use of force...
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Lawyers for Derick Almena and Max Harris said they are pleased that their clients will stand trial for the Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 19, 2019 - 3:33 pm
An Alameda County Superior Court judge dismissed three jurors in the Ghost Ship manslaughter trial, forcing the newly constituted jury to start the deliberations anew. Judge Trina Thompson used three of four available alternate jurors to take the places of the dismissed members on Thursday. No...
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John Lee Cowell, 27, is shown in this image from an officer's body camera during a previous encounter with police.
BART
Jeffrey Schaub
August 19, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The man accused of killing 18-year old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station and injuring her sister just over one year ago is expected to face a jury trial early next year.
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Austin Vincent
SFPD
KCBS Radio Morning News
August 19, 2019 - 9:22 am
The homeless man accused of attacking a woman outside of her San Francisco building has been named as a suspect who allegedly wielded a knife during an encounter with a woman and her friends earlier this year in the city.
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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. New York City’s medical examiner has ruled Epstein’s death a suicide. The medical examiner’s office said in a statement Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, that an autopsy and other evidence confirms the 66-year-old financier hanged himself in his cell at a federal jail. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
August 16, 2019 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in his jail cell. Epstein, 66, was found dead at the Metropolitan Correctional Center...
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