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Morning Splash: House GOP Fails to Pass Debt Plan; Final Redistricting Maps; SFPD Says Harding Gun Found; Ed Lee; Amazon Tax Dispute

July 29, 2011 | 7:44 am

Morning Splash: House GOP Fails to Pass Debt Plan; Final Redistricting Maps; SFPD Says Harding Gun Found; Ed Lee; Amazon Tax Dispute

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House Again Seeks Votes, After Failing to Pass Debt Plan (NY Times) House Republican leaders, who had abruptly put off a vote on their proposal to raise the debt ceiling and cut government spending, called their rank and file back into another closed-door session on Friday to resume their overnight search for the last few […]

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SFPD Says Kenneth Harding’s Gun Found

July 28, 2011 | 12:34 pm

SFPD Says Kenneth Harding’s Gun Found

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SAN FRANCISCO (Bay City News) San Francisco police say they have recovered the gun used by Kenneth Harding, the 19-year-old man who died in a shooting that involved police in the Bayview District on July 16. (SFPD press release here.) The .380-caliber semi-automatic pistol was recovered after a Bayview resident led police to the gun […]

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July 27, 2011 | 12:19 pm

Brother of Kenneth Harding, Slain by Police in Bayview, Arrested in Connection w/ Beating Death

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The brother of a man killed in a recent shooting that involved San Francisco police in the city’s Bayview district has been arrested in connection with a murder in Seattle, police said today. Ondrell Harding, 21, was arrested Tuesday night south of Seattle as a suspect in the beating death of a 50-year-old man in […]

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Audio: Mother of Kenneth Harding Defends Son, Attorney Slams SFPD Account of Shooting

July 26, 2011 | 12:09 pm

Audio: Mother of Kenneth Harding Defends Son, Attorney Slams SFPD Account of Shooting

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Yesterday at civil rights attorney John Burris‘ office in Oakland, attorney Adante Pointer, speaking for Kenneth Harding’s family, questioned the police account of the shooting death of Harding, who was killed during a foot chase with officers in the Bayview on July 16. Harding’s mother, Denika Chatman, 38, from Seattle, also spoke, defending her son’s […]

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Bayview Shooting: Explaining the Discrepancy Between SFPD Guns and Bullet Found in Kenneth Harding

July 25, 2011 | 10:52 am

Bayview Shooting: Explaining the Discrepancy Between SFPD Guns and Bullet Found in Kenneth Harding

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UPDATE, 1:13 PM: Another possibility in this matter is that sometimes officers carry backup weapons on the job, with the approval of their departments. This would be, perhaps, a firearm purchased personally that can be carried on one’s person while on-duty. I asked SFPD about this, and Sgt. Michael Andraychak just informed me that this […]

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Morning Splash: SFPD Says Bayview Suspect May Have Shot Himself; BART Civic Center Shooting Video; New Suspects in Stow Case; Debt Limit

July 22, 2011 | 7:40 am

Morning Splash: SFPD Says Bayview Suspect May Have Shot Himself; BART Civic Center Shooting Video; New Suspects in Stow Case; Debt Limit

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Police: Bayview suspect shot himself (SF Chronicle) After five days of heat over the fatal shooting of a fleeing suspect in the Bayview, San Francisco police on Thursday let loose a bombshell – the young man not only had a gun, officials said, but appears to have killed himself with it. The bullet that killed […]

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July 21, 2011 | 4:11 pm

Medical Examiner: Bayview Shooting Victim May Have Died From Self-Inflicted Wound

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Update 6:08 p.m. KQED reporter Kelly Wilkinson just got off the phone with San Francisco Police Sergeant Michael Andraychak. According to Sergeant Andraychak, neither the fatal .380-caliber bullet, nor the similar bullet found in Mr. Harding’s pocket can be matched to the gun police recovered following last Saturday’s incident, a .45-caliber pistol. Original Post: SAN […]

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Morning Splash: Suhr Walks Out of Chaotic Bayview Meeting; New SF Transit Head

July 21, 2011 | 7:40 am

Morning Splash: Suhr Walks Out of Chaotic Bayview Meeting; New SF Transit Head

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Greg Suhr tries to quell Bayview anger with forum (SF Chronicle) …More than 300 people packed into the Bayview Opera House to weigh in on the shooting Saturday, when Kenneth Wade Harding, a 19-year-old Washington state parolee, was shot and killed after he allegedly fired at two officers. But Wednesday, people in the opera house […]

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July 20, 2011 | 10:24 pm

SFPD Chief Suhr Walks Out of Chaotic Bayview Town Hall; Video, Interview With Suhr Afterward

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I’m just finishing up my radio report on tonight’s town hall meeting at the Bayview Opera House in San Francisco’s Bayview district, organized in response to Saturday’s police shooting of 19-year-old parolee Kenneth Harding. The standing-room-only event degenerated into chaos and started clearing out soon after SFPD Chief Greg Suhr took the podium. Eventually he […]

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July 20, 2011 | 10:30 am

Video: Yesterday’s Bayview-Hunters Point Shooting Protests

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More than 35 people were arrested yesterday during protests related to the shooting death of 19-year-old Kenneth Harding in Bayview-Hunters Point on Saturday. The media was out in full force and recorded a lot of video of the belligerent, rolling demonstration through the Mission, Castro, and downtown. Here’s a report from KGO, followed by more […]

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