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San Francisco may aid on immigration for extradition help

San Francisco is a sanctuary for people who are in the country illegally and generally prohibits communication between employees and the federal government regarding a person's immigration status. There are strict rules on when cooperation is allowed.

Kansas city finally finds a reason to fall in love

Heading into Sunday night’s game at New England, the Kansas City Chiefs are 5-0, as they were last year, as they have been before, and yet the general sense here is that this season just feels ... different.

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San Francisco moves to ban plastic straws, containers

The San Francisco ban on small plastic items goes into effect July 1, 2019, along with a new requirement to make napkins, utensils and other to-go accessories available only upon request, unless a self-serve station is available where people can take what they need.

San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

Turnout exceeded 50 percent_ unusually high for recent mayoral elections_ in a contest that was placed on the June 5 ballot after the unexpected death of Mayor Ed Lee in December. Breed will fill the rest of Lee's term, which ends in early 2020

San Francisco native becomes city's 1st black woman mayor

Breed, 43, is a lifelong San Francisco resident who was raised by her grandmother in the city's predominantly black and lower-income Western Addition neighborhood, part of the same district she now represents as a city supervisor.

Fresh footage of 2013 San Francisco airliner crash emerges

A video has surfaced showing the 2013 crash of a commercial airliner on approach at San Francisco International Airport that killed three passengers and injured 200 other people. It was posted on YouTube by an unidentified viewer and verified by airport officials.

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400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

More than 700 other people have been out of their homes since Saturday. Someone using a torch to burn weeds ignited the fire near the alpine community that is home to the Brian Head Resort and close to several national monuments and parks in Utah's red rock country.

San Francisco shooting: UPS employee opens fire at co-workers, kills three

Amid a barrage of gunfire, some workers sought refuge on the roof of the four-story facility, while others ran outside and pounded on the windows of a public bus, witnesses said.

Elephant seal repeatedly tries to cross California highway, slows traffic

California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer Andrew Barclay says callers first reported the 500-pound (225-kilogram) mammal was trying to climb the divider wall of Highway 37 near Sears Point in Sonoma

Man spends $20 found at San Francisco airport on lottery tickets, wins $1 million

The California Lottery said Sunday that Hubert Tang had not bought a lottery ticket in 10 years.

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