A San Francisco police officer was dragged and run over during a routine traffic stop in Hunters Point early Sunday morning, police said. Read More
A man was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident on Lombard Street on Saturday night, police said.The 24-year-old victim was hit when he reportedly ran across Lombard at about 11:40 p.m. outside the crosswalk.The driver failed to stop and fled the scene, police said. The only information on the car police had Monday morning was that it was silver.The victim was taken to the hospital with a life-threatening head email@example.com Read More
The wife of disgraced former San Francisco State University director Robert “Bud” Shearer (pictured) was arrested earlier this month in connection with at least two thefts at the university, where she works as a records custodian and police dispatcher, police said. Read More
British royalty, Fortune 500 CEOs and professional athletes catch their zzz’s in luxury beds manufactured by San Francisco’s McRoskey Mattress Co. — and now so do residents of a South of Market low-income housing complex. Read More
An armed bank robber hoping to pull off his heist incognito managed to draw even more attention to himself when the phony mustache he was wearing started falling off mid-robbery. Read More
A man was shot in the arm on Sixth Street early this morning, police said.
The 56-year-old told police he was sitting in front of a hotel in the 100 block of Sixth Street at about 2 a.m. when he heard a gunshot and felt the sting from the bullet.
He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive, police said. No arrest has been reported. The victim said he didn’t know the shooter. A suspect description was not immediately available. Read More
Apparently this buffoon thought giving firefighters the middle finger was the real emergency.
A man reportedly blocked the path of a fire engine at Haight and Stanyan streets last weekend, delaying emergency personnel who had been responding to a medical call for an "intoxicated and semi-conscious" 16-year-old girl. Read More
The “decoy” arrest — in which plainclothes officers approach would-be drug sellers asking for a $40 bag of marijuana — has become an increasingly less common tactic throughout The City.
But not in the Haight-Ashbury.
While buy-bust arrests citywide are dropping — from 485 in 2008 to 160 last year — they are increasing in the iconic neighborhood. Read More
A man who filmed the aftermath of a controversial officer-involved shooting in the Bayview district two years ago, then later blasted cops in a TV interview over the incident, was killed Wednesday in the same neighborhood.
Trivon Dixon, 27, of Rodeo was fatally shot about 3:45 p.m. while sitting in a car in the first block of Whitney Young Circle, Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
We’re talking Jewish deli, so let’s cut to the chase.
Shorty Goldstein’s thick-cut, moist, properly fatty pastrami nears exemplary status. The only problem? A propensity for pepper. At one lunch, I was unable to finish my sandwich due to an uncomfortably intense mouth sensation leading to an afternoon of water guzzling. Read More