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About half say Trump should be charged for 1/6: AP-NORC poll
WASHINGTON (AP) — About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021, a new poll shows. The survey...
By FARNOUSH AMIRI and NUHA DOLBY
House sets up committee to consider Philly DA's impeachment
Anti-Black, gay, Asian bias fuel California hate crime surge
Attorney: Man involved in train killing shot in self-defense
Police arrest suspect in fatal San Francisco train shooting
Nancy Pelosi's husband charged with DUI in California
San Francisco police release photo of alleged subway shooter
California leaders pledge new law to address gun ruling
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California legislators will consider a new law within days to keep dangerous people from carrying concealed weapons in public, Gov. Gavin Newsom and his top law enforcement official said Thursday after a U.S. Supreme...
By DON THOMPSON
After year of violence, US schools try to tame tensions
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first week of school was supposed to mark a triumphant return to classrooms at San Francisco’s Everett Middle School after more than a year of distance learning. But as computer science teacher Yesi Castro-Mitchell...
By JOCELYN GECKER
San Francisco subway train shooting kills 1, wounds another
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on a San Francisco subway train Wednesday that ended in the city's historically LGBTQ neighborhood just days before Pride celebrations, police said. The shooting...
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JANIE HAR
Lawsuit: 2 slain boys unlawfully placed with foster parents
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The biological mother of two small California boys who died while in the state foster care system has filed a federal lawsuit alleging her sons were unlawfully taken from her and placed with foster parents who are now charged...
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and HAVEN DALEY
DC mayor's race reflects Democratic dilemma over policing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mayor Muriel Bowser cruised to reelection in the nation's capital four years ago without serious opposition, and as the city enjoyed prosperous times, the main criticism of her policies was that Washington was growing too...
By ASHRAF KHALIL
California eyes banning loitering for prostitution arrests
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Monday finally sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a hot potato of a bill that would bar police from making arrests on a charge of loitering for prostitution, nine months after the measure passed the...
By DON THOMPSON
Calif. man accused of torturing roommate may have other victims
Peter McGuire has been charged with kidnapping, mayhem and sodomy by use of force.
By Katie Dowd
San Francisco man to stand trial in death of Thai man, 84
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco man accused of killing an 84-year-old Thai grandfather in an attack that galvanized Asian Americans and helped spur a successful recall of the city's liberal prosecutor was ordered to stand trial, a judge ruled...
Detroit honors Vincent Chin, Asian American killed in 1982
DETROIT (AP) — Decades before Chinese immigrant Yao Pan Ma was attacked while collecting cans in New York and Thai American Vicha Ratanapakdee was fatally assaulted in San Francisco, Vincent Chin was beaten to death with a baseball bat in Detroit...
By COREY WILLIAMS
Experts: Anti-LGBTQ rhetoric could galvanize extremists
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As hate speech targeting LGBTQ people increases among some far-right influencers and others online, experts are warning that extremist groups may see the rhetoric as a call to action. Such may have been the case when 31 members...
By REBECCA BOONE
Right-wing extremists amp up anti-LGBTQ rhetoric online
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A few weeks before 31 members of a white supremacist group were arrested for allegedly planning to riot at a northern Idaho LGBTQ pride event, a fundamentalist Idaho pastor told his Boise congregation that gay, lesbian and...
By REBECCA BOONE
Patriot Front leader among those arrested near Idaho Pride
After the arrest of more than two dozen members of a white supremacist group near a northern Idaho pride event, including one identified as its founder, LGBTQ advocates said Sunday that polarization and a fraught political climate are putting...
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SAM METZ