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  1. San Francisco police shoot man who attempted carjackingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    San Francisco police shot a man who stole a car and attempted to carjack another near San Francisco International Airport, authorities said. The unidentified suspect was in stable but serious condition after he was shot in the abdomen Sunday morning, Police Chief Greg Suhr said.

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  2. Some 'sanctuary cities' fear lawsuitsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The term 'sanctuary city' has become a rallying cry for conservative Republicans seeking stiffer immigration laws. They characterize such places as havens where those in the country illegally are protected from immigration authorities. 1 comment

  3. Sex offender held in sex-crime case was on immigration bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    An immigrant in the country illegally who is a registered sex offender is charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl after being freed on bond by the judge overseeing his deportation proceedings, authorities said. Keane Dean, 26, was placed in immigration detention in October after serving time for burglary and indecent exposure, and immigration officials are seeking to have him deported for being in the country illegally, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday.

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  4. Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Authorities say a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont, about 35 miles southeast of San Francisco.

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  5. Magnitude 4.1 earthquake shakes San Francisco Bay AreaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Authorities say a magnitude 4.1 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit shortly after 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near Fremont, about 35 miles southeast of San Francisco.

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  6. Report: 1,800 immigrants re-arrested after release from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released Monday. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement report - obtained by an organization that actively opposes illegal immigration - said the re-arrested immigrants were among 8,145 people who were freed between January and August 2014 despite requests from federal agents that they be held for deportation.

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  7. Parents of woman shot at pier support strict immigration lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The parents of a woman shot to death on a San Francisco pier said Monday in a cable television news interview that they support a proposal to give mandatory prison time to deported people who return to the U.S. illegally. Kathryn Steinle, 32, was walking along a waterfront in San Francisco when she was shot by a gun allegedly fired by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, a Mexican national who was in the country illegally.

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  8. Report: Many immigrants re-arrested after detainers declinedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    More than 1,800 immigrants that the federal government wanted to deport were nevertheless released from local jails and later re-arrested for various crimes, according to a government report released Monday. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement report - obtained by an organization that actively opposes illegal immigration - said the re-arrested immigrants were among 8,145 people who were freed between January and August 2014 despite requests from federal agents that they be held for deportation.

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  9. San Francisco sheriff's woes began before immigration uproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Since his election in 2012 to manage the city's jails, the Democrat who served successfully for eight years on the Board of Supervisors has endured a series of scandals and gaffes in his department that are hindering his campaign for re-election in November. Shortly after his swearing in, he was charged with domestic violence for bruising the arm of his wife, Eliana Lopez, a former Venezuelan soap opera star.

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  10. San Francisco sheriff defends release of immigrant suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    San Francisco's sheriff touched off a new round of fighting Friday in the immigration enforcement blame-game that has surrounded the shooting death of a young woman walking with her father along a scenic pier. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi ardently defended his jail's release of a Mexican national later blamed for the slaying of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle, saying federal officials know city law requires a warrant or court order to detain an inmate for deportation.

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  11. Woman shot at San Francisco pier fuels immigration debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Kathryn Steinle, a medical device saleswoman who loved travel and dance, is the newest symbol for those seeking stricter immigration enforcement. They point to her death, from a gun prosecutors say was fired by a Mexican man in the country illegally after five deportations, as heart-wrenching evidence of the need for tighter border controls.

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  12. AP Source: US agent's gun used in San Francisco pier slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A law enforcement official says the weapon used in the shooting death of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent - the latest twist in a case that has become a flashpoint in the country's debate over immigration. The official, who had been briefed on the matter, said Tuesday that a check of the gun's serial number shows it belonged to a federal agent.

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  13. San Francisco status as 'sanctuary' criticized after slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities to keep him locked up. San Francisco is one of dozens of cities and counties across the country that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

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  14. Interview: Suspect in SF pier attack admits he shot womanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview that he shot her, but said it was an accident. Francisco Sanchez, 45, told KGO-TV Sunday n a mix of Spanish and English that he found a gun wrapped inside a shirt while he was sitting on a bench at the pier and smoking a cigarette.

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  15. Illegal fireworks hurts 5 at party, suspected in some firesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Illegal fireworks were believed to have ignited fires that threatened homes and destroyed property in several locations, as well as caused an explosion at a block party that sent at least five people to the hospital, authorities across California said Sunday as they assessed damages and injuries from the July Fourth celebration. In the city of Hollister, a man was arrested on suspicion of setting off a large mortar during a block party Saturday night.

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  16. Slain woman's parents focused on healing, not sanctuary lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times. "We're not dwelling on that," he said Friday, referring to the fact that Sanchez could have been deported months ago.

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  17. Plea deal appears to be in works for ex-California senatorRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A former California state senator charged in a sweeping organized crime and public corruption case centered in San Francisco's Chinatown may have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors. Ex-Sen. Leland Yee, who previously has pleaded not guilty to bribery, money laundering and other felony charges, was scheduled to go on trial in late July along with three co-defendants.

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  18. Historic gay marriage ruling stirs emotion across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Some snapshots of Americans reacting to the Supreme Court ruling declaring that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states. Customers at a Dallas comic-book store were confronted by a sign Friday warning that the business might open late because the owners were "waiting at the courthouse to see if the Supreme Court is going to let us get married."

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  19. San Francisco told to stop taking some water during droughtRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Regulators on Friday told San Francisco to stop taking some of the river water it routinely stores in the Hetch Hetchy reservoir - though it wasn't immediately clear what the practical effect would be. The State Water Resources Control Board ordered the cutback under its latest round of notices that waterways are too dry to meet demand in the drought.

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  20. United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Seventy years ago, representatives from 50 war-weary countries gathered in San Francisco to create an international organization aimed at saving future generations from the "scourge of war:" the United Nations. On Friday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon travels to its birthplace by the bay to commemorate the signing of the U.N. charter.

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