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Michael Barba
S.F. Examiner crime reporter. Goes by Barba. mbarba@sfexaminer.com
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bob calhoun Jan 17
My follow up story on the murder of former Purple Onion impresario Tom Guido. I talk to Frank Khalil of UN Market on Post Street, one of the last people to see Guido alive:
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Michael Barba Jan 14
Replying to @mdbarba
Prosecutors say Ofc. Daugherty not only robbed the East West Bank in the Sunset but Cathay Bank in the Richmond before his arrest last month -- all while facing charges for stealing from an elderly neighbor
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Michael Barba Jan 14
Replying to @mdbarba
Suspended Officer Rain Daugherty, of the racist texting scandal, has been charged in connection with a --second-- bank robbery
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Joe Fitz Rodriguez Jan 10
BREAKING: is going out of business, to cease operations by March
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Ben Chapman Jan 10
Tragic new twist in bizarre death of beloved San Francisco punk legend Tom Guido, well told by
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Michael Barba Jan 8
The sexual assault of a 99-year-old woman at a public housing complex in Chinatown was all just a "big misunderstanding," a defense attorney for the suspect says
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Alex Emslie Jan 7
We received our first police misconduct records under , about a former Burlingame officer fired for soliciting sex from women he encountered on-duty, in exchange for 'helping' with charges.
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Michael Barba Jan 2
Man, 26, charged in New Year’s Eve sexual assault of 99-year-old woman
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Michael Barba Dec 20
Replying to @EvanSernoffsky
omg dude
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Michael Barba Dec 20
Replying to @mdbarba
NEW: SFPD Officer Rain Daugherty, arrested on bank robbery, allegedly stole $24K from an elderly neighbor with dimentia. He was implicated in the 2015 racist text scandal
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Scott Morris Dec 19
San Mateo County will hold a public forum on Tasers after three people were killed in law enforcement encounters this year, including Chinedu Okobi on Oct. 3.
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Michael Barba Dec 19
Replying to @mdbarba
Here’s the criminal complaint for Rain Daugherty, officer in SFPD racist text scandal now accused of robbing bank in the Sunset
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Michael Barba Dec 19
Replying to @mdbarba
Story: SFPD officer implicated in racist text scandal charged with bank robbery
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Michael Barba Dec 19
Breaking: One of the SFPD officers embroiled in the racist text message scandal has been arrested and charged for allegedly robbing a bank in the Sunset
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Michael Barba Dec 18
SF attorney Carlos Argueta wept when jurors found him not guilty of murder and manslaughter today, marking an end to three years of legal battles. “I’m glad that I have my life back now”
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Reveal Dec 17
1/ The Catholic Church for years shuffled priests accused of sexual abuse in and out of Native communities. A new trove of internal documents shows how they hid this abuse. And sent many of them to retire in a house on the @GonazagaU campus.
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Mission Local Dec 15
SF’s top law enforcement officials square off over police shootings
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Michael Barba Dec 17
Police have identified a person of interest in the six suspicious fires set at Golden Gate Park within 24 hours last month. Chief says the "arsons" stopped once Anthony Jon Wengerd, 26, was booked
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Michael Barba Dec 17
State law requires police to release incident reports to sexual assault/DV survivors within days, but SFPD has withheld reports for weeks or months if not altogether
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Michael Barba Dec 17
It was definitely a motivational “woooooo,” as in, “yeaaaaaah, we got this week team”
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