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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Crab Poachers Get Jail Time, Hefty Fine of $20K

Crab Poachers Get Jail Time, Hefty Fine of $20K

The duo were caught near Half Moon Bay in February.
Half Moon Bay Man Who Had Thousands of Child Porn Images Sentenced, DA Says

Half Moon Bay Man Who Had Thousands of Child Porn Images Sentenced, DA Says

The man pleaded 'no contest' to charges related to the possession of child pornography in June.
Duo Sought in Armed Robbery Near SFO

Duo Sought in Armed Robbery Near SFO

The victim gave one suspect his money and watch, and that person fled into a waiting vehicle, which was driven by a second suspect.
Three Pacifica Businesses Caught Selling Alcohol to Minor in Police Sting

Three Pacifica Businesses Caught Selling Alcohol to Minor in Police Sting

The sting operation was held this weekend, according to police.
Daly City Pastor Pleads Not Guilty to Molesting Girl, 9

Daly City Pastor Pleads Not Guilty to Molesting Girl, 9

The Rev. Venije Singkoh, who will turn 70 Friday, allegedly held the girl on his lap and kissed her inappropriately, prosecutors said.
FAA: Plane in Fatal Crash Near Novato Registered to Redwood City Man

FAA: Plane in Fatal Crash Near Novato Registered to Redwood City Man

The crash happened Monday night northwest of Novato, killing the pilot.
Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

Martial Arts Instructor Arrested For Alleged Sexual Battery in Palo Alto

The man, 39, reportedly tried to kiss one of his minor students.
Charges Won't Be Filed Against Deputy Who Killed Half Moon Bay Teen

Charges Won't Be Filed Against Deputy Who Killed Half Moon Bay Teen

DA finds use of force against the teen was legally justified and may have saved his own life, as well as others nearby.
PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty, Denies Obstructing Justice in 2010 San Bruno Fire

The court action came Monday in a federal court in San Francisco in connection with the explosion and fire that killed eight and injured 66.
Two Dozen+ Arrested in San Mateo County DUI Enforcement Effort

Two Dozen+ Arrested in San Mateo County DUI Enforcement Effort

The arrests were part of a special Avoid the 23 enforcement effort this weekend.
Marilyn Hartman Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail After Latest Airport Shenanigans

Marilyn Hartman Sentenced to 177 Days in Jail After Latest Airport Shenanigans

Hartman tried several times to get on planes at SFO, but it's her latest attempt in Los Angeles that has landed her in jail, officials say.
DA: No Criminal Misconduct In SamTrans Accounting

DA: No Criminal Misconduct In SamTrans Accounting

Two former SamTrans employees set off the investigation earlier this year when they came forward alleging that funds were misappropriated.
Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

Robin Williams Hanged Self With Belt, Sheriff's Office Says

The actor also had cuts on his left wrist, according to a sheriff's lieutenant who briefed reporters on Tuesday.
10 People Lose Home in Daly City Fire

10 People Lose Home in Daly City Fire

No one was injured in the Sunday blaze.
Two Men Pull Elaborate Hoax to Get Man's Money in South San Francisco

Two Men Pull Elaborate Hoax to Get Man's Money in South San Francisco

The man fell victim to a fake charity scheme, police say.
Man's Body Found on Mussel Rock Beach in Daly City

Man's Body Found on Mussel Rock Beach in Daly City

His identity has not yet been released.
TSA Says No Security Breach After Infamous Woman Who Tried to Board Planes in SFO Finally Takes Flight

TSA Says No Security Breach After Infamous Woman Who Tried to Board Planes in SFO Finally Takes Flight

According to San Mateo County DA Steve Wagstaffe, 62-year-old Marilyn Hartman has made six previous failed attempts to board a plane.
Suspects Cited for Crab Fishing Out of Season Near Half Moon Bay

Suspects Cited for Crab Fishing Out of Season Near Half Moon Bay

Deputies say they found 2 buckets and an ice chest filled with 63 crabs hidden on the trail where the suspects had allegedly been walking.