An Egyptian morgue official says the death toll has climbed to 35 during the third straight day of violence that has turned into the most sustained challenge yet to the rule of Egypt's military.
Most of the deaths were in the area around Cairo's central Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the uprising that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak in February. Read More
A 17-year-old man was stabbed multiple times in unincorporated San Mateo County on Saturday night, sheriff's officials said.
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office responded at 9:43 p.m. to a home on Nottingham Avenue, southeast of Redwood City, on a report of a stabbing.
They found the victim there suffering multiple stab wounds. He was treated at the scene, and then transported to a local hospital. Read More
Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine says allegations that he molested two former ball boys for years are "patently false."
The school placed Fine on administrative leave Thursday "in light of the new allegations" and an investigation by the Syracuse City Police. Read More
Occupy Wall Street protesters clogged streets and tied up traffic around the U.S. on Thursday to mark two months since the movement's birth and signal they aren't ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police. Hundreds of people were arrested, most of them in New York. Read More
Two good Samaritans helped a woman retrieve her cellphone, a man was robbed of his glasses, a teenaged girl was almost kidnapped and an ATM was set ablaze in San Francisco crimes over the weekend. Church and Duboce streets3 a.m., Friday Read More
Ferry Building merchants and managers are fed up with the mayhem that has come with the nearby Occupy SF encampment.
A spike in shoplifting, break-ins and reports of abandoned human waste — and a reported drop in foot traffic — has management fuming about the Justin Herman Plaza encampment. There even are reports of occupiers using the building’s restrooms as washrooms — with folks taking sponge baths from toilets. Read More
Was it the work of opportunist crooks or political saboteurs?
The day before the election, Supervisor David Chiu’s mayoral campaign headquarters on Van Ness Avenue was ransacked and burglarized — with cash, cellphones, computer equipment and “confidential” documents stolen, according to police and outraged staffers. Read More
With a court reporter’s grand jury transcripts still missing in a major murder case involving last year’s fatal shooting of a German tourist, a judge Monday declined to throw out the case against the suspects. Read More
A man found shot Sunday evening near Fisherman’s Wharf is expected to survive, according to police.
The man, described as being in his 40s, was found lying on a sidewalk near Taylor Street and North Point around 6:30 p.m., San Francisco Police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said.
When police arrived in the area they found the victim conscious and breathing. He was transported to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Read More