Author: Michael Toren

Michael Toren is a reporter in San Francisco. Reach him at mtoren@sfexaminer.com. Follow him on Twitter @Michael_Toren.

New law expands use of ignition-locking devices for DUI offenders

First-time DUI offenders will have a choice in the new year: face one year of restricted driving privileges, or install…

3 weeks ago

Suspect in Christmas Day stabbing now charged with murder in Christmas Eve attack

A man arrested early Christmas morning for allegedly stabbing a woman in the South of Market neighborhood has been charged…

3 weeks ago

Suspect in Excelsior homicide makes first court appearance

Two men arrested in connection with violent crimes over Christmas weekend in San Francisco appeared in court for the first…

3 weeks ago

Victim stabbed in attempted robbery in Tenderloin

An attempted robbery in the Tenderloin district early Thursday morning left a victim with multiple stab wounds, police said. The…

3 weeks ago

Violent crime claims 3 homicide victims over Christmas weekend

Three people were killed over the Christmas weekend in San Francisco in unrelated violent crimes. Luis Velasquez-Mejia, 26, was found…

3 weeks ago

Operation ‘Wrecking Ball’ slams into retail thieves

An eight-month long operation targeting retail theft and the fencing of stolen goods has resulted in the arrest of 12…

4 weeks ago

Police searching for suspect in head-stomping attack

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who assaulted a man in the Tenderloin…

4 weeks ago

City College to drop one third of class offerings over 7 years

City College of San Francisco administrators say they need to permanently cancel as much as a third of the school’s…

1 month ago