Video shot from the helmet-mounted camera of a San Francisco fire battalion chief reveals new details into the death of 16-year-old Ye Mengyuan, an Asiana crash victim who was killed after being run over by a S.F. fire rescue truck. The latest footage was recorded off the helmet of Battalion Chief ... More >>
San Francisco Fire officials confirmed this morning at press conference that one of their rescue fire trucks rushing to the Asiana Airlines crash "possibly" ran over one of the two teenage girls who were killed in the Saturday accident. The two fatalities have been identified by Chinese state media ... More >>
Two state bills passed through the state Legislature today that force convicted criminals to give up any profits they make from trafficking minors into California. The trafficking cash would be funneled into helping the emotionally traumatized victims, Attorney General Kamala Harris said.Senator Mar ... More >>
It's a felony, sure, but in the absence of real immigration reform, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants see it as their best path to citizenship.
A cunning American boy becomes a Mexican Cartel soldier and East L.A. executioner.
I'm disturbed by what you're downloading, DaveJust seven months after creating the world's speediest supercomputer, those enablers at IBM have announced plans to craft one faster yet -- with the power of 2 million laptops (an improvement over my laptop, which has the power of half a laptop). T ... More >>
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Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!
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