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Michael Barba
S.F. Examiner crime reporter. Goes by Barba. mbarba@sfexaminer.com
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Matthias Gafni 24h
Important notice: This is a list of people reported missing; nearly all are elderly & most from . If you know people on the list are@safe, call Butte County Sheriff office
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New York Times Arts Nov 13
An exhibition on the life and work of Leonard Cohen will come to New York next year
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Michael Barba Nov 13
10 stabbed in SF since Friday, including three teens during a fight in Silver Terrace and four adults in a Bayview brawl
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SF Examiner Nov 7
Progressives show political strength in San Francisco supervisor wins.
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Michael Barba Nov 6
Jessica Ho supporters applaud as early results show her in second place for first choice votes in D4, hoping to win through RCV
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Michael Barba Nov 5
scanner: "he's telling me he's millions of years old but I'm going to go with like 40"
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SF Examiner Nov 3
Even before Square CEO Jack Dorsey sparred with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff over the homeless tax measure, Prop C, his company was embroiled in another tax dispute in San Francisco.
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Michael Barba Nov 1
“Gascon tossed a piece of watermelon directly to my face," said a protester who the DA is seeking a restraining order against. "Out of outrage and anger I threw back some watermelon at him without the rind.”
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SF Examiner Oct 31
Judge recommends 90-day suspension for SF prosecutor who failed to disclose evidence in murder case via
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Los Angeles Times Oct 31
Reforming controversial retirement program for L.A. police and firefighters would save millions of dollars
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Joe Fitz Rodriguez Oct 31
Hell of a scoop from : paramedic accused of choking woman, officer fired for alleged cover-up
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Michael Barba Oct 31
Replying to @mdbarba
Mentally ill woman injured. Paramedic steps down. Officer fired. Alleged cover-up. Criminal charges. Multiple civil lawsuits. Read more:
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Michael Barba Oct 31
Replying to @mdbarba
In June, the DA’s office made the ununusual decision to charge paramedic Raymond Lee with three felonies including assault under the color of authority. He pleaded not guilty
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Michael Barba Oct 31
Replying to @mdbarba
The police body camera allegedly continued to record the 11-year veteran fire paramedic choke the woman without sound after the officer muted the camera. But the SFPD rejected a public records request seeking the footage
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Michael Barba Oct 31
Replying to @mdbarba
SFPD Chief Scott told the officer in his termination letter: “You muted your body worn camera without cause. At one point, the paramedic choked the patient in your presence. You failed to take action and failed to report the incident.”
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Michael Barba Oct 31
An SFFD paramedic has stepped down amid accusations that he choked a mentally ill woman, and the rookie policeman who watched has been fired for an alleged cover-up — raising questions about fire training and police muting body cameras
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Deborah Petersen Oct 29
Balboa Park BART closed after person struck by train. Train emptied of passengers.
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Michael Barba Oct 25
SFPD just announced an arrest in the homicide of 41-year-old Scott Turner. But the suspect, 22-year-old Zachary Green, has already been released from jail. The DA declined to file charges citing the need for further investigation
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Jaxon Van Derbeken Oct 24
Sedative's Role in Two In-Custody Deaths in SF Questioned | NBC Bay Area via
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Michael Barba Oct 19
Replying to @mdbarba
The man shot by U.S. Park Police in had a stolen pistol with “an extremely large extended magazine,” but never fired the gun, according to attorneys
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