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Michael Barba
S.F. Examiner crime reporter. Goes by Barba. mbarba@sfexaminer.com
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Michael Barba 9h
shit I’ve been found out
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Michael Barba Apr 23
A skateboarder was just killed in a collision with a dump trunk on Seventh Street in SoMA
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SF Examiner Apr 22
SF sheriff calls on FBI to probe allegations of deputy beating inmate via
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Joe Fitz Rodriguez Apr 19
UPDATE: today exclusively obtained video of a woman's hand becoming stuck in a Muni train's doors, dragging her down to the tracks. We described the incident yesterday. says its doors are safe. Watch the video and judge for yourself.
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SF Examiner Apr 18
Supes seek answers in leak of police report on death of Jeff Adachi via
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Michael Barba Apr 18
Jessica Nicole Alva was turning her life around. Then her boyfriend was released from prison and things took a turn. She was found dead of an apparent hanging at home. But her family doesn’t believe it was suicide
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Mission Local Apr 18
The Board of Supes today grills the SFPD about leaking documents relating to Jeff Adachi's death. There's plenty to learn. But when it comes to Adachi's death — we've learned plenty already. These are difficult, but necessary, lessons: Latest from
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Michael Barba Apr 17
Replying to @mdbarba
A family suspects domestic violence may have played a role in the death of an SF woman. I spoke with her boyfriend, who said she died by suicide and nothing more. “I’m not going to tell you what happened”
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Michael Barba Apr 17
Replying to @FitzTheReporter
of course the doors are busted on SFMTA’s new Muni trains
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Michael Barba Apr 17
some news coming out
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Sarah Kliff Apr 16
After Vox stories, Zuckerberg Hospital is overhauling its aggressive billing tactics via
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Darwin BondGraham Apr 16
Those who followed the Oakland police 2016 sex exploitation scandal will remember Officer Ryan Walterhouse. Amid the uproar, he thought it was ok to exploit a sex worker (completely unrelated to "Celeste Guap"). The DA's Brady dump provides some new info on this case.
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SF Examiner Apr 16
UPDATE: An Australian DJ who allegedly kidnapped child as his mother screamed for help made his first court appearance Tuesday via and
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Michael Barba Apr 16
Roscoe Holyoake is about to be arraigned for allegedly trying to kidnap a child in Castro. We got a video of the suspect being detained:
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Matthias Gafni Apr 13
New records show for 1st time that ex-Alameda County Sheriff Deputy Luis Santamaria, awaiting trial in baton beating of Stanislav Petrov, shot to death 2 suspects prior; 1 was just weeks before Mission alley beating
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Michael Barba Apr 12
Replying to @mdbarba
For anyone interested that didn't file a records request themselves, we've published the entire first batch of files SFPD released under
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Michael Barba Apr 12
Replying to @mdbarba
These 1,000+ pages are on one case alone. This process of releasing tons of never before seen files is likely to unfold for weeks if not longer. And SFPD isn't the only agency in San Francisco releasing docs
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Michael Barba Apr 12
The SFPD today released its first batch of previously secret police files under SB1421. The more than 1,000 pages are on a 2010 shooting in North Beach in which an officer fired a shot but did not strike the suspect
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SF Examiner Apr 11
New public defender picks up battle against overzealous prosecutors in honor of Adachi, via
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Michael Barba Apr 4
The suspect who allegedly slashed a man with a sword while wearing a MAGA hat has been identified. SFPD arrested Leor Bergland, 30, yesterday. Background:
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