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  • This undated image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park shows the iron and wood steamship City of Chester.
  • Federal ocean scientists have found the wreckage of a steamship that sank in the SF Bay in 1888, a disaster that killed 16 people.
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san francisco bay, NOAA, golden gate bridge, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Saint Francis of Assisi church in North Beach
  • A former church worker who says she was fired because she wouldn't submit to forced sex is now charged with credit card fraud.
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religion, lawsuit, crime, sex crimes, san francisco news, vic lee
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court.
  • All 29 defendants in a massive corruption case involving a state senator and reputed gangster appeared in federal court Thursday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Chinese community leaders in SF are addressing fallout from the corruption case involving State Sen. Yee and a reputed gangster.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Raymond Chow Shrimp Boy
  • Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • In this photo made Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, left, speaks on a bill, while his seat mate Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, works at his desk at the Capitol in Sacramento
  • In an exclusive interview, ABC7 News confirmed that another disgraced Bay Area politician ratted on Leland Yee early on.
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FBI, crime, SFPD, chinatown, gang violence, leland yee, san mateo, sacramento, senate, ed lee, democrats, sunset district, jerry brown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Keith Jackson and his lawyer James Brosnahan in court.
  • The attorney for the central figure in the Leland Yee case says his client was ensnared by the FBI.
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FBI, crime, leland yee, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
  • Lawyers in the Leland Yee corruption scandal say the charges against Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow came out of Hollywood.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • In this photo taken Jan. 29, 2010, people wait for the San Francisco Public Library to open in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
  • A plan to address illegal behavior at San Francisco's main library includes tough new penalties and an increased security force.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Polish artwork by Hanna Weynerowski-Kali
  • The FBI helped recover dozens of paintings in the Bay Area from Polish artist Hanna Weynerowski-Kali and returned them to Poland.
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art, FBI, san francisco news, vic lee
  • San Francisco General Hospital nurses
  • San Francisco General Hospital nurses say chronic understaffing creates unsafe conditions for patients in the ER.
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san francisco general hospital, san francisco news, vic lee
  • FILE - This Aug. 16, 2012 file photo shows State Sen. LeLand Yee, D-San Francisco, talking with Assembly members regarding a youth offenders program at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Suspended California State Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to all charges in his political corruption case.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Caltrain has declared a state of emergency regarding a very old bridge in San Francisco that is deteriorating rapidly.
  • Caltrain has declared a state of emergency regarding a very old bridge in San Francisco that is deteriorating rapidly.
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san francisco board of supervisors, caltrain, bay area traffic, vic lee
  • Sushi chef handling food
  • Sushi chefs are up in arms over a new state law that requires culinary workers to wear gloves when handling raw food.
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restaurants, food, laws, local news, vic lee
  • Lefty ODouls owner Nick Bovis helped Santa make an early stop at an elementary school in San Franciscos Tenderloin.
  • Lefty O'Doul's owner Nick Bovis helped Santa make an early stop at an elementary school in San Francisco's Tenderloin.
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tenderloin, children, christmas, santa claus, education, vic lee
  • More than 100 victims in San Francisco travel agency fraud case
  • There are more than 100 mostly Chinese victims of a travel agency fraud in San Francisco.
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fraud, crime, chinatown, travel, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Richmond police handed out fliers Tuesday at that citys BART station in an effort to stem the rise in smartphone thefts.
  • Richmond police handed out fliers Tuesday at the city's BART station in an effort to stem the rise in smartphone thefts.
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richmond, crime, smartphones, east bay news, vic lee
  • Law enforcement officials in San Mateo County announced the biggest gang bust in county history. More than a dozen accused gang members have been indicted for murder and other crimes.
  • Officials announced the largest gang bust in San Mateo County history, where over a dozen were indicted for crimes.
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san mateo, crime, gang violence, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Broadway club explosion video
  • ABC7 News has obtained security video of an explosion at a Broadway club, which launched a probe into a bomb making operation.
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SFPD, bombing, explosion, crime, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Child pornography bust.
  • The Department of Homeland Security describes it as one of the biggest international child porn rings every busted.
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fremont, sex crimes, east bay news, vic lee
  • Federal park land.
  • It's the first comprehensive settlement in the country that increases access for the disabled in the federal park system.
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GGNRA, disability, laws, lawsuit, san mateo county, marin county, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Caltrain culvert map
  • A Peninsula homeowner and her neighbors say Caltrain is to blame for their skyrocketing flood insurance premiums. And they want the rail agency to fix the problem.
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burlingame, caltrain, flooding, peninsula news, vic lee
  • ABC7 News has learned what the witness who saw Lynne Spaldings body at San Francisco General Hospital told police.
  • The family of Lynne Spalding, a woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell, has filed a claim against the city.
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san francisco general hospital, missing person, ross mirkarimi, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Fire in Redwood City
  • Major fires at Bay Area apartment complexes are raising concerns about the lack of sprinklers. It's a story you'll only see on ABC7.
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redwood city, fire, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Disgraced former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew is back home again after serving time on federal extortion conviction.
  • Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew is now fighting his state sentence for perjury which he is supposed to serve in county jail.
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crime, i-team, vic lee
  • Justin Crutchfield and Demontae Toliver
  • A department of mental health counselor in San Jose has been indicted by federal authorities for trafficking young girls.
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san jose, santa clara county, sex crimes, crime, south bay news, vic lee
  • Police investigate shooting near San Jose State University
  • Police say a man wielding a large knife near the San Jose State campus was shot and killed by an officer late Friday morning.
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SJSU, crime, shooting, SJPD, taser, south bay news, vic lee
  • Vi at Palo Alto
  • A lawsuit charges that Vi at Palo Alto transferred $190 million in refundable entrance fees to its parent company.
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palo alto, lawsuit, seniors, peninsula news, vic lee
  • An elderly woman was beaten in the San Francisco General Hospital emergency room.
  • Orin Zebest pleaded not guilty to assault with a deadly weapon and elder abuse.
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san francisco general hospital, crime, san francisco news, vic lee
  • The police chief says Officer Mitch Peixoto went the extra mile when it counted.
  • A Richmond police officer is being honored for rescuing a young woman who was kept as a sex slave for 15 years.
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richmond, crime, sex crimes, children, east bay news, vic lee
  • A former state parks ranger is suing a CHP officer, who she says used excessive force when he arrested her on false charges.
  • A former state parks ranger is suing a CHP officer, who she says used excessive force when he arrested her on false charges.
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CHP, lawsuit, north bay news, vic lee
  • Joel Silva is grateful to the officers for renting a room for his family, but hes confused and dejected at whats happened since.
  • Joel Silva is grateful to the officers for renting a room for his family, but he's confused and dejected at what's happened since.
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SFPD, homeless, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Raul Ochoa pleads guilty to holding relative as a sex slave for over a decade
  • A Richmond man received a 22-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to holding a young family member captive.
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richmond, crime, sex crimes, children, east bay news, vic lee
  • San Francisco police officers reached into their own wallets to help a homeless family of seven.
  • Four San Francisco police officers recently reached into their own wallets to help a homeless family of seven.
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SFPD, homeless, san francisco news, vic lee
  • A pastor from San Ramon is in jail for allegedly hiding two juvenile runaways at his home and having sex with one of them.
  • A pastor from San Ramon is in jail for allegedly hiding two juvenile runaways at his home and having sex with one of them.
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san ramon, crime, sex crimes, east bay news, vic lee
  • A home on fire after a PG&E gas pipeline exploded in a San Bruno neighborhood in September 2009.
  • San Bruno is suing state regulators over documents and e-mails related to the deadly 2010 gas line explosion.
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san bruno, san bruno fire, california public utilities commission, PG&E, lawsuit, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Updated design of the planned San Francisco waterfront arena for the Golden State Warriors.
  • Over 21,000 signatures were delivered to the Registrar's Office, making it more difficult for the Warriors to build their new arena.
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golden state warriors, construction, san francisco giants, at&t park, bay bridge, oracle arena, oakland, voting, nba, vic lee
  • A woman is telling a story of cruelty, harassment and abuse -- all, she says, at the hands of people who consider themselves men of god.
  • A church in SF is accused of firing a woman after her supervisor forced her to have sex and spanked her with a wooden paddle.
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religion, lawsuit, crime, sex crimes, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Oakland neighborhood where woman was shot
  • Eighty-one-year-old Beverley Concannon was inside her Oakland home Tuesday morning when she was suddenly under attack.
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oakland, shooting, home invasion, crime, east bay news, vic lee
  • Closeup of the Asiana Airlines plane that crashed at SFO
  • The San Francisco city attorney has submitted the results of its investigation into the Asiana Flight 214 crash.
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Asiana Airlines crash, plane crash, crash, san francisco international airport, china, NTSB, sffd, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Meredith Kessler in San Francisco court
  • In a San Francisco courtroom triathlete Meredith Kessler appeared before a judge, facing charges for felony hit and run.
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hit and run, pedestrian struck, crash, soma, at&t park, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Bird at pond
  • Redwood City wastewater treatment officials found a way to stop the deaths of hundreds of ducks, but the fix is going to smell.
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redwood shores, hayward, animals in peril, animal, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Homeless around the San Francisco main library
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is concerned about the growing homeless population near the main library and wants to clean it up.
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ed lee, SFPD, books, crime, drugs, violence, vandalism, twitter, civic center, homeless, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Girl handcuffed after sex trafficking sweep
  • The FBI says the San Francisco Bay Area is one of the nation's top 13 places for child sex trafficking.
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FBI, crime, sex offender, sex crimes, local news, vic lee
  • There is a specific group of people, pedestrians, in danger of becoming victims of traffic accidents in San Francisco.
  • There is a specific group of people, pedestrians, in danger of becoming victims of traffic accidents in San Francisco.
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SFPD, pedestrian struck, new year's eve, children, uber, crime, nob hill, tenderloin, san francisco news, vic lee
  • SFPD motorycle officers watch traffic
  • San Francisco police are cracking down on busy TenderNob thoroughfares following several recent car vs. pedestrian collisions.
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SFPD, pedestrian struck, new year's eve, children, uber, crime, nob hill, tenderloin, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Video shows arson fire at Chinese Consulate in SF
  • A fire at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco has led to an arson investigation and calls for better protection for diplomats.
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pacific heights, fire, china, arson, FBI, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Salvador Capuchin
  • A young mother is dead and her baby in critical condition after the two were hit by a car in Fremont on New Year's Eve.
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fremont, pedestrian struck, new year's eve, children, east bay news, vic lee
  • bullet on the ground
  • Bay Area police agencies are reminding people that shooting a gun into the air to celebrate New Year's Eve is illegal.
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oakland, redwood city, new year's eve, shooting, guns, fireworks, peninsula news, vic lee
  • Karen Wong, killed in 1991
  • After more than two decades there is finally some closure for the friends and family of Karen Wong, an aspiring film director.
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richmond district, cold case, DNA, george gascon, crime, san francisco news, vic lee