The family of a 26-year-old man who died two years ago after an off-duty firefighter tried to rescue him from the edge of a roof will receive a financial settlement from The City, after claiming the firefighter was at fault. Read More
Neighbors are up in arms about rowdy behavior in a club near North Beach that erupted in violence and gunfire nearly two weeks ago.
The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Aug. 15, when security officers at Suede, a nightclub at 383 Bay St., were overwhelmed by an unruly crowd of partygoers eager to see an anticipated hip-hop act, according to police officers from Central station. Read More
A man in his sixties pleaded guilty Monday to an unarmed six-month bank-robbing spree across California and into Utah that netted more than $46,000.
Arthur Eli Cheney, 65, was dubbed the "Highway 101 Bandit" by federal investigators due to the number of heists he pulled off at federally insured banks along the Highway 101 corridor. He pled guilty in San Francisco Federal Court under a plea agreement, according to U.S. Department of Justice spokesman Josh Eaton. Read More
Police in Daly City are investigating whether a recent armed takeover robbery at Denny's in the Serramonte Center was committed by criminals copycatting the surge in similar crimes at Oakland area restaurants and elsewhere.
The Friday morning takeover robbery does not appear to have been committed by robbers who traveled across the Bay after committing robberies in the East Bay, although police are not ruling out that possibility, said Capt. Mike Edwards. Read More
Home run champion Barry Bonds asked a federal judge in San Francisco Monday to throw out 10 of the 15 criminal charges pending against him.
Bonds, 44, is accused of lying when he told a grand jury in 2003 that he never knowingly received steroids or human growth hormone and never received injections from his trainer, Greg Anderson.
He faces a March 2 trial in the court of U.S. District Judge Susan Illston on 14 counts of false statements and one of obstruction of justice. Read More
Two teenagers escaped from a San Mateo County behavioral health center near Redwood City early Monday morning, and while one of the boys has been corralled by authorities, another remains on the loose.
The two boys, both of whom were on juvenile probation, walked out of the Canyon Oaks Youth Center at 400 Edmonds Road about 12:30 a.m. on Monday, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read More
Jorge “George” Hurtado should be in a San Francisco State University classroom today. It’s the first day of his second semester. Instead, a barrage of bullets in Hispanic gang territory Sunday morning took the 18-year-old’s life in what his family is calling a targeted attack. Read More