A 39-year-old Daly City man says he targeted consulate because he was hearing voices speaking Chinese.
As protests continue in the North Bay city, federal investigators say they will review the shooting.
Update at 11:45 a.m: California Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Tony Beard Jr. has retracted his statement that the FBI searched the office of the Latino Caucus yesterday. Instead he said agents searched two offices of Ron Calderon, D-Montebello. Beard issued this statement: Yesterday afternoon, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served sealed warrants to search an […]
By Caitlin Esch, Rachael Marcus and AP Local and federal law enforcement officials arrested 18 people Friday in a crackdown on the notorious Case Gang in East Oakland, which officials believe is responsible for many of the violent crimes plaguing the city. The series of raids, which began around 5 a.m. Friday, was orchestrated by […]
A.M. Splash: West Nile Concerns Grow; FBI Monitored Occupy; Rescued Otter Gives Birth; First Illegal Immigrant Permits Approved
Worst of West Nile virus season to come (SF Chronicle) California and parts of the Bay Area are expecting the current West Nile virus season to be the worst in at least five years, with almost twice as many cases of the viral infection in humans so far compared with last year. Contra Costa County […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday released records it obtained from the FBI division in San Francisco that showed the bureau secretly used its Muslim outreach efforts to collect intelligence on religious activities protected by the Constitution. Under the U.S. Privacy Act, the FBI is generally prohibited from maintaining records on […]
FBI agents are executing search warrants at the headquarters of California solar firm Solyndra that received a $535 million loan from the U.S. government. The solar-panel manufacturer was once touted by President Barack Obama as a beneficiary of his administration’s economic policies. The firm announced last week that it was laying off 1,100 workers and […]
This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… Spies in blue (SF Bay Guardian) San Francisco cops assigned to the FBI’s terrorism task force can ignore local police orders and California privacy laws to spy on people without any evidence of a crime. That’s what a recently released memo appears to say — and it […]
The San Francisco Police Department is shutting down the plainclothes division at its Southern Station, Interim Police Chief Jeff Godown said, due to allegations by the Public Defender’s Office of illegal police conduct during arrests. KQED’s Peter Jon Shuler attended today’s SFPD press conference addressing the allegations. He reports that a team of six accused […]