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San Mateo County Coroner Delays Report on Whether Vehicle Hit Asiana Victim

July 9, 2013 | 8:25 am

San Mateo County Coroner Delays Report on Whether Vehicle Hit Asiana Victim

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amid the marvel of nearly all aboard Asiana Flight 214 surviving a crash landing, authorities here are investigating an unspeakable tragedy that may have unfolded during the frantic rescue — whether a teenage girl made it out of the plane only to be run over by a rescue vehicle. Federal and […]

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California Considers Creating Ammunition Registry

July 8, 2013 | 6:00 pm

California Considers Creating Ammunition Registry

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Buying a gun is pretty tough in California. It will take you 10 days to go through the background check process. More than 110 criminal or mental health conditions can make you a “prohibited person” who’s not allowed to buy guns. Handgun purchases are limited to one a month. Buying ammunition, on the other hand, […]

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Hunter Pence-Yasiel Puig All-Star Vote Now Officially Determines North/South Calif. Divide

July 8, 2013 | 3:43 pm

Hunter Pence-Yasiel Puig All-Star Vote Now Officially Determines North/South Calif. Divide

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So where exactly does Northern California end and Southern California begin? Wikipedia says: ” ‘Southern California‘ is not a formal geographic designation and definitions of what constitutes southern California vary.’ ” (Likewise, “Northern California” is not a formal geographic designation, but in terms of state of mind, we like to think if you find yourself […]

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First Responders Describe Rescue of Trapped Passengers

July 8, 2013 | 12:20 pm

First Responders Describe Rescue of Trapped Passengers

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Today’s developments: From the National Transportation Safety Board: Three seconds from impact, the plane was traveling at 103 knots, significantly slower than the target speed upon landing of 137 knots. The two passengers killed and most of those critically injured were sitting near the rear of the plane. The agency is interviewing the crew today […]

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Bay Bridge Opening Delayed Until at Least December

July 8, 2013 | 11:11 am

Bay Bridge Opening Delayed Until at Least December

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The Bay Bridge’s troubled eastern span won’t open until December at the earliest. The Bay Area Toll Authority’s executive director, Steve Heminger, said the authority is abandoning its goal of opening the new bridge by Labor Day. He said it will take several more months to install a steel saddle that will secure the span […]

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July 8, 2013 | 10:14 am

SFO Delays Continue After Asiana Airlines Crash

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(Bay City News) Travelers at San Francisco International Airport continue to face flight delays and cancellations today, though fewer than the airport saw over the weekend following the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash, an airport duty manager said. Airport Duty Manager Shannon Wilson said there is a roughly 90-minute delay on arrivals at SFO […]

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California Female Inmates Sterilized Without State Approval

July 8, 2013 | 9:41 am

California Female Inmates Sterilized Without State Approval

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by Corey G. Johnson, Center For Investigative Reporting Doctors under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals, the Center for Investigative Reporting has found. At least 148 women received tubal ligations in violation of prison rules during those five years […]

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Video: Asiana Airlines Passengers Escaping Plane

July 8, 2013 | 8:41 am

Video: Asiana Airlines Passengers Escaping Plane

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KTVU has posted a video of Asiana Airlines passengers escaping the craft via the plane’s evacuation slides. Click on the image below for the video: Click here or on the image for the video

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Airplane was Flying Below Recommended Landing Speed Before Crash

July 7, 2013 | 11:52 am

Airplane was Flying Below Recommended Landing Speed Before Crash

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP), By Jason Dearen and Joan Lowy Pilots of Asiana Flight 214 were flying too slowly as they approached San Francisco airport, triggering a warning that the jetliner could stall, and then tried to abort the landing seconds before crashing, according to federal safety officials. The Boeing 777 was traveling at speeds well […]

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Airliner Crashes at San Francisco International Airport

July 6, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Airliner Crashes at San Francisco International Airport

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Update: Read the latest on the Flight 214 Crash Investigation 8:00 p.m. Update: All passengers now have been accounted for: 182 at hospitals, 123 at the airport uninjured, and two dead, according to officials. For overnight coverage and updates about the crash, there are pages at Yahoo News and Google News. For travel information at […]

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