By Amy Graff, SFGATE Updated 9:50 pm PDT, Tuesday, October 23, 2018 FILE PHOTO: The main people reason people find themselves living on the streets in San Francisco is the city's high cost of housing. FILE PHOTO: The main people reason people find themselves living on the streets in San Francisco is the city's high cost of housing. Photo: Christian Science Monitor/Christian Science Monitor/Getty Homeless in San Francisco: SF Homeless ProjectJerome, a homeless man, uses a pew to catch up on sleep at St. Boniface Catholic Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood in this 2006 photo. Homeless in San Francisco: SF Homeless Project Jerome, a homeless man, uses a pew to catch up on sleep at St. Boniface Catholic Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood in this 2006 photo. Photo: Brant Ward, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE With new … [Read more...] about We asked 12 homeless people what happened. Their answers show how close we all are to the streets.
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Known as the internet's evil twin, the dark web is a place where services offering hit men-for-hire are just a computer click away. "48 Hours" explores the alarming world of murder-for-hire on the mysterious dark web and exposes an international criminal organization in a hunt for a self-described murder mastermind who uses the name Yura. A six-month investigation spans the globe and leads "48 Hours" to information in the U.S. and beyond, about murder plots bought and paid for -- but not yet carried out. Who is Yura? Where is Yura? And can police intervene before someone else gets killed? HIT TARGET: COTTAGE GROVE, MN He calls himself Yura -- a man who says he's behind an international murder empire named Besa Mafia. His real name is unknown. YURA'S VIDEO DIARY: A hit man market place is like any other auction site. It brings customers and vendors together. YURA'S VIDEO DIARY: Any hit man is welcome to sign up. But not all will be … [Read more...] about “48 Hours” disrupts alleged dark web hitmen in potential murder-for-hire plots
Matt Hamilton/Daily Citizen-News, Pool/ Jay Thomas Burlison is wheeled into the courtroom in Dalton, Ga.. Burlison is accused of killing a man in a Rocky Face, Georgia, convenience store in 1984. According to police, Burlison drove away from the store after the shooting and didn turn up until earlier this year, when he applied for Social Security benefits in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Matt Hamilton/Daily Citizen-News, Pool/ Jay Thomas Burlison is wheeled... DALTON, Ga. — After she said her husband shot her four times, Mary Mealer and her daughters moved into a friend's house. They covered the windows with curtains and sheets. Mealer followed the girls to the bus stop and watched passing cars that looked like Jay Burlison's. Sometimes, she answered the phone and heard no one on the other line. She worried what was going to happen next. Thirty-three years passed. She said she never heard from him. "The first few months was hell," Mealer said. "I can tell you that. It was just … [Read more...] about Thirty-four years later, wife testifies against husband in Georgia murder trial
Detroit Free Press staff Published 10:14 p.m. UTC Aug 31, 2018 A weeklong celebration of the life of the Queen of Soul ends today as Detroit and the world say a final goodbye to Aretha Franklin. Freep.com will carry a live stream here from before the service through the procession. 6:13 p.m.: Gladys Knight, a surprise speaker, on stage told the crowd. 5:24 p.m.: The Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. took to the pulpit to deliver Franklin's eulogy. Williams is pastor emeritus of Salem Bible Church in Atlanta. It was August of 1984, he said, that he delivered the eulogy for Franklin's father. Williams urged the audience to think about the lasting impact of Franklin on the black community. "The queen's legacy, the queens life — what can we leave here saying that the queen of soul has done is doing or will do back that will impact us as a race to turn our race around?" He touched on the challenges Franklin's father must have encountered … [Read more...] about Live stream: Stevie Wonder about to perform to honor Aretha Franklin
Produced by Chris Young Ritzen, Susan Mallie, Marc Goldbaum, Lourdes Aguiar, Josh Yager [This story originally aired on Oct.28, 2017] As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Houston area in August, investigators were in the midst of a desperate search for a mother of two who vanished just before the storm hit. Family – and sheriff's deputies – were convinced Crystal McDowell's disappearance had nothing to do with the raging storm, but a missing person's investigation was no easy feat amid the historic rains and flooding. As sheriff's deputies and emergency first responders struggled to keep up with the storm, a dedicated team of investigators gathered to track every clue left behind in McDowell's disappearance. "48 Hours" gained unprecedented access inside the command center in Baytown, Texas, a suburb of Houston, as investigators searched for a beautiful young mother. But as persons of interest surfaced and a crucial clue was uncovered, there was still no sign of … [Read more...] about “48 Hours” goes inside the search for mom who vanished ahead of Hurricane Harvey