Opioid-related deaths to be treated as homicides, San Francisco officials announce

Starting soon, opioid-related deaths in San Francisco will be investigated as homicides. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is teaming up with San Francisco leaders to establish a new law enforcement task force to investigate and treat opioid deaths the same way as homicide cases, potentially charging drug dealers with murder, the Governor's Office announced Friday.

California AG to review evidence in deadly shooting of Banko Brown

After mounting calls for further review into the fatal shooting of Banko Brown, California State Attorney General Rob Bonta has agreed to look into evidence in the case that resulted in San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins' decision not to file charges against the Walgreens security guard responsible for the deadly shooting.