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SF loses tech director to NYC

San Francisco’s director of the Department of Technology is stepping down from…

 

A injured man is carried to an ambulance in Central Park in New York on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

Tests conducted on explosive that hurt man in Central Park

NEW YORK — Investigators are conducting a forensic examination to identify the…

 

A vendor holds rainbow flags as he walks near Fifth Avenue before the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday in New York City. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at Pride parades

NEW YORK — Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of…

 

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON — After months of testing, many of the nation's big-city police…

In this Dec. 3, 2014 file photo, New York Police Department officer Joshua Jones wears a VieVu body camera on his chest during a news conference in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, second from right, waves to the crowd with former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords, right, and the first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray during a Women for Hillary event in New York on Monday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Clinton, Trump seek to quiet critics in New York primaries

NEW YORK — From a car wash in Queens to a hockey…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, second from right, waves to the crowd with former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords, right, and the first lady of New York City Chirlane McCray during a Women for Hillary event in New York on Monday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Leslie Odum Jr., left, from the Broadway musical "Hamilton," presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, perform at the 94th annual Inner Circle Dinner in New York on Saturday. (David Handschuh/The Inner Circle Via AP, File)

NYC mayor, Hillary Clinton taking heat over comedy skit

NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de…

Leslie Odum Jr., left, from the Broadway musical "Hamilton," presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, perform at the 94th annual Inner Circle Dinner in New York on Saturday. (David Handschuh/The Inner Circle Via AP, File)
In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Charles Edwards looks over his model train layout in Alameda. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Rent control spreads from pricey San Francisco to suburbs

ALAMEDA — Charles Edwards is a merry self-described hillbilly from Tennessee who…

In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Charles Edwards looks over his model train layout in Alameda. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Former New York Mayor Bloomberg has decided against mounting a third-party White House bid in 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

Bloomberg not to mount third-party bid for White House

NEW YORK — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday…

Former New York Mayor Bloomberg has decided against mounting a third-party White House bid in 2016. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
A New York City Dept. of Sanitation front end loader grooms snow in lower Manhattan, in New York on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Snow response in DC, NYC comes down to money, manpower

WASHINGTON — The nation's capital and its largest city both got walloped…

A New York City Dept. of Sanitation front end loader grooms snow in lower Manhattan, in New York on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Tess Jorgensson, 3, helps her father dig their car out of snow  in Alexandria, Va., Sunday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Sunshine and blue skies follow blizzard, but dangers remain

NEW YORK — Brilliant sunshine and gently rising temperatures followed the mammoth…

Tess Jorgensson, 3, helps her father dig their car out of snow  in Alexandria, Va., Sunday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Frederick Wiseman explores a diverse Queens, New York City neighborhood in his riveting documentary “In Jackson Heights.”   (Courtesy Zipporah Films.)

‘In Jackson Heights’ another compelling doc by Frederick Wiseman

For nearly 50 years, Frederick Wiseman has been making fascinating fly-on-the-wall documentaries…

Frederick Wiseman explores a diverse Queens, New York City neighborhood in his riveting documentary “In Jackson Heights.”   (Courtesy Zipporah Films.)
One of three suspects in a pair of San Francisco blessing scams from October 2014. (Courtesy SFPD)

Admitted blessing scammer extradited to SF from NYC to face charges

A 61-year-old woman who admitted in New York City court to scamming…

One of three suspects in a pair of San Francisco blessing scams from October 2014. (Courtesy SFPD)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe, center, and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell, right, prepare to select confiscated illegal ivory to crush in an effort to halt elephant poaching and ivory trafficking, Friday, June 19, 2015, at Times Square in New York.  Animal advocates say the trade in ivory threatens to wipe out African elephants.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Ton of ivory crushed in Times Square to highlight poaching

Over a ton of confiscated ivory tumbled off a conveyor belt into…

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe, center, and U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell, right, prepare to select confiscated illegal ivory to crush in an effort to halt elephant poaching and ivory trafficking, Friday, June 19, 2015, at Times Square in New York.  Animal advocates say the trade in ivory threatens to wipe out African elephants.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
San Francisco's Disctrict 9 Supervisor, David Campos, speaking to the public at a press conference protesting against unregulated Airbnbs. Monday, June 8, 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner

On Guard: Airbnb regulatory process rigged from the start

For Airbnb, new proposed regulations resemble home- sharing hell. But San Franciscans…

San Francisco's Disctrict 9 Supervisor, David Campos, speaking to the public at a press conference protesting against unregulated Airbnbs. Monday, June 8, 2015 at the Airbnb Headquarters, located at 888 Brannan St., San Francisco. Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is shown during a Monday rally for short-term rental reform.

On Guard: Airbnb regulatory process rigged from the start

For Airbnb, new proposed regulations resemble home- sharing hell. But San Franciscans…

Natasha Dangond/Special to the S.F. ExaminerSupervisor David Campos is shown during a Monday rally for short-term rental reform.
AP Photo/Mark LennihanA man distributes pastries to weary firefighters at the site of an explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York

NYC mayor: Injury toll in explosion, collapse rises to 22

The number of people injured in an apparent gas explosion that destroyed…

AP Photo/Mark LennihanA man distributes pastries to weary firefighters at the site of an explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York

New York City fire, building collapse injure 2 critically

A building on fire near New York University collapsed on Thursday, and…

AP Photo/Amber ReidIn this photo provided by passenger Amber Reid

Plane that skidded off LaGuardia runway did not touch water

An official says a plane from Atlanta that skidded off a runway…

AP Photo/Amber ReidIn this photo provided by passenger Amber Reid
Noah Berger/AP PhotoProtesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland

Bay Area police unions call for respect and constructive dialogue around policing and race

In an open letter to the Bay Area, three of the region's…

Noah Berger/AP PhotoProtesters block Interstate 580 in Oakland
AP Photo/Bebeto MatthewsIn this Aug. 5

NYC developer makes changes in 'poor door' design

A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is…

AP Photo/Bebeto MatthewsIn this Aug. 5