A 24-year-old man who was shot in the backyard of a Bayview residence Monday afternoon was not cooperating with investigators, police said Tuesday.
The man reportedly suffered a bullet wound to the lower back on the first block of Latona Street, near Third Street, at about 2:50 p.m.
He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital with life threatening injuries, police said. His current condition was not immediately known.
Police say there were at least two suspects toting a handgun, but have no descriptions of them. Read More
A Russian man who allegedly went on a mailbox bashing spree in Portola Valley -- and later crashed his SUV while fleeing cops -- wanted to make something very clear before he was handcuffed.
“This has nothing to do with Boston,” 21-year-old Alexander Dombovic reportedly stated to sheriff’s deputies in a Russian accent as they ordered him out of his vehicle with their guns drawn April 26. Read More
A man was shot multiple times early this morning when he went out for a cigarette in the Sunnydale neighborhood, police said.
Gunfire erupted at about 5 a.m. in front of a home in the 100 block of Brookdale Avenue, Officer Gordon Shyy said.
The 46-year-old victim told police he was on the porch when he heard the shots. He then “realized he’d been shot multiple times” in the legs and abdomen, Shyy said. He's reportedly being treated at San Francisco General Hospital for injuries that are not life threatening. Read More
A two-alarm fire on Treasure Island last weekend started when a 29-year-old man reportedly “gathered a bunch of cleaning chemicals such as Clorox and began cooking them to see what would happen,” police said Monday.
Chad Ingram, 29, of San Francisco was booked into jail on a charge of unlawfully causing a fire in connection with the 4 a.m. blaze Sunday on Sturgeon Street near Avenue B, Officer Gordon Shyy said.
Ingram reportedly told police officers who had responded to the scene how the blaze occurred. Read More
They fit the suspect descriptions like a glove.
A man and woman wore latex gloves while allegedly robbing a cabdriver in the unincorporated community of Broadmoor last month, but the handwear reportedly had the opposite effect of covering their tracks. Read More
Muni vandalism is where this man draws the line.
After witnessing someone spraying graffiti on a Muni shelter early in the morning last week, a citizen took the time to lead officers to the vandal, police said.
The man was reportedly driving along Mission Street near Russia Avenue at about 3:20 a.m. on April 29 when he witnessed the vandalism.
“The witness immediately called the police and decided to follow the suspect as she walked northbound on Mission from Russia Avenue,” police at Ingleside Station said. Read More
Police said they are searching for a woman who stabbed her roommate about 4:15 a.m. Sunday in the first block of Towerside Avenue in Visitacion Valley.
When officers arrived, they reportedly found a woman suffering from a stab wound. She was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, according to police.
The suspect, who’s also a woman and the victim’s roommate, fled the scene and remained at large Sunday, police said. Read More
Six people were shot and injured about 2:45 p.m. Sunday near a McDonald’s on University Avenue in East Palo Alto, according to a fire official.
Firefighters arriving on the scene reportedly found six people with gunshot wounds, four inside the restaurant and two outside, but it is unclear where they were shot.
One person, a man in his 20s, received more serious injuries and was taken to Stanford Medical Center for treatment. Read More
A prominent San Francisco tax attorney has been charged with failing to report more than $1.3 million in earnings to the Internal Revenue Service.
James P. Kleier of San Francisco, who has lectured at universities and was the chairman of local and national bar associations for his tax expertise, faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for failing to pay his taxes from 2008 to 2010, according to Northern California-based U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. Read More
Stockbroker Steve Schillinger had worked at San Francisco’s Pacific Exchange for more than two decades when officials there discovered that he was taking illegal sports bets from other brokers and fired him. The year was 1996.
Needing a new job and intrigued by the explosive growth of the Internet, Schillinger moved to Antigua to help set up and run the world’s first online sports-betting service, called World Sports Exchange. Because the service was accepting online wagers from U.S. residents, the Justice Department deemed it illegal. Read More