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A mourner pays his respects as Investigators carry on their work at the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland, Calif., on December 13, 2016.
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September 05, 2019 - 2:21 pm
A jury has acquitted Max Harris for his role in the deadly Ghost Ship fire and failed to reach a verdict for co-defendant Derick Almena. The jurors found that Harris was not guilty and couldn't agree on a decision for Almena. They were both charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the...
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Johnny Lopez
September 05, 2019 - 5:05 am
A Florida couple will always remember the power of Hurricane Dorian. Kay Lisa McCloud and Anthony Davis weren’t expecting their baby to arrive until September 14 th . But as Hurricane Dorian was making its way towards the east coast of Florida, McCloud went into labor. On Monday at 11:07 am, she...
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FBI investigators unload equipment to begin examining evidence obtained from the wreckage of the dive boat Conception on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Santa Barbara, Calif. A fire raged through the boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California Coast on Monday, Sept. 2, leaving multiple people dead. (AP Photo/Christian Monterrosa)
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September 04, 2019 - 5:48 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remained missing Wednesday after searchers recovered 33 bodies from the charred underwater wreckage of a dive boat that caught fire off the Southern California coast and sank on Labor Day. Among the victims were an engineer for Apple who went on the trip...
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Jacquie Cadorette
September 04, 2019 - 11:13 am
CNN announced Tuesday who will be in attendance for its prime-time climate crisis town hall event. On Wednesday night, Democratic presidential hopefuls will participate in back-to-back town halls, an event that will last seven hours in total and be broadcasted live. The event will allow the...
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Matt Bigler
September 04, 2019 - 10:38 am
The young woman at the center of the Brock Turner sexual assault case is coming forward to reveal her identity. Chanel Miller, a writer and artist from San Francisco, has identified herself as the woman who was assaulted by Turner behind a dumpster in a case that prompted an international uproar.
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SF Supervisor Catherine Stefani
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Matt Bigler
September 04, 2019 - 10:04 am
San Francisco city leaders have declared the National Rifle Association a "domestic terrorist organization." “It is time to rid this country of the NRA and call them out for who they really are,” said Supervisor Catherine Stefani.
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, Susie Garza displays the city provided debit card she receives monthly through a trial program in Stockton, Calif. Garza is participating in the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration. The program, which started in February, gives $500 a month to 125 people who earn at or below the median household income of $46,033. They can spend the money with no restrictions. Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, who initiated the privately funded program, says it could be a solution to the city's poverty problem. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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September 03, 2019 - 7:27 pm
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard of Yang. But since February, she's been getting $500 a month from a nonprofit in Stockton, California, as part of an experiment that offers something...
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Divers with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Dive Team prepare to search for a second day for missing people following a dive boat fire off Southern California's coast that killed dozens sleeping below deck, in Santa Barbara, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (AP Photo by Christian Monterrosa )
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September 03, 2019 - 6:07 pm
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape, authorities said Tuesday as they ended their search without finding anyone who was missing still alive from the Labor Day tragedy off the...
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Ameera Butt
September 03, 2019 - 12:29 pm
( KNX ) - A woman in the Bahamas has taken in 97 dogs as Hurricane Dorian unleashes wind and rain over the weekend. Chella Phillips shared photos on her Facebook page over the weekend, showing dogs everywhere in her home in Nassau. She said she was playing music and blowing AC in the house. CNN...
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In this handout provided by Ventura County Fire Department, the 75-foot Conception, based in Santa Barbara Harbor, burns after catching fire early September 2, 2019 anchored off Santa Cruz Island, California.
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September 03, 2019 - 12:23 pm
The "majority" of the 33 passengers and one crew member who died when their boat caught fire during a scuba expedition in Southern California "appeared to have been from the Santa Cruz, San Jose, Bay Area region," according to authorities speaking Tuesday.
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