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Officer convicted in fatal shooting of mentally ill man

Oct. 26, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California police officer has been convicted of assault with a firearm in the 2018 fatal shooting of an unarmed mentally ill man in a wealthy San Francisco suburb. A jury in Contra Costa County agreed Tuesday that Officer Andrew Hall was guilty...

Jury convicts officer of assault with a firearm in 2018 fatal shooting of mentally ill man in San Francisco suburb

Oct. 26, 2021 18:13 PM EDT
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — Jury convicts officer of assault with a firearm in 2018 fatal shooting of mentally ill man in San Francisco suburb.

Enforcement of indoor vaccine mandates proves uneven in US

Oct. 26, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Go out for a night on the town in some U.S. cities and you might find yourself waiting while someone at the door of the restaurant or theater closely inspects your vaccination card and checks it against your photo ID. Or, conversely, you might be waved right through just by...

'Atmospheric river' drenches drought-stricken California

Oct. 26, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful atmospheric river storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The weather system weakened as it moved south but still...

Record-breaking storm douses drought-stricken California

Oct. 25, 2021 21:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Across Northern California, crews worked Monday to clear streets of toppled trees and branches and to clean gutters clogged by debris carried by rainwater from a massive storm that caused flooding and rock slides, and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. ...

Garoppolo remains 49ers' starting QB despite team struggles

Oct. 25, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With the San Francisco 49ers mired in a four-game losing streak and starter Jimmy Garoppolo coming off the worst game of his career, coach Kyle Shanahan still isn't ready to make a change at quarterback — even if rookie Trey Lance is healthy. ...

Motivated by late father's words, Baker chases elusive crown

Oct. 25, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker, then manager of the San Francisco Giants, had just left the stadium after a crushing loss to the Anaheim Angels in Game 7 of the 2002 World Series when he met up with his father. Johnnie B. Baker Sr. didn’t mince words. ...

Sloppy 49ers drop 4th straight, losing 30-18 to Colts

Oct. 25, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A game that started with three straight scoring drives in the first quarter ended with a couple of interceptions by Jimmy Garoppolo. Now the question is where do the San Francisco 49ers head from here following a fourth straight loss? ...

Wentz leads Colts to rain-soaked 30-18 win over 49ers

Oct. 25, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colts coach Frank Reich wasn't about to make the same mistake twice. After being burned by a conservative third-down run call late in a loss to Baltimore two weeks ago, Reich put the ball in Carson Wentz's hands this time — and it paid off....

Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon to $3.44

Oct. 24, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 13 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.44 per gallon. The price at the pump is $1.22 higher than a year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey...