A man was beaten into unconsciousness with a handgun after leaving a check cashing business in the Tenderloin on Tuesday night, police said.The 45-year-old victim was reportedly counting his cash while walking near Turk and Jones streets when two goons attacked him at about 7 p.m.One of the suspects grabbed him and held him while the other hit him with a gun until he was unconscious, police said. They then stole his cash and fled. Read More
The heartless thug who fatally attacked a 77-year-old San Francisco Chronicle newspaper vendor in January has been apprehended, police said Monday.
Mark Anthony Cassell, 36, was arrested on suspicion of murder after cops in the Tenderloin recognized him from a department-wide crime bulletin. He was booked into the San Francisco County Jail Read More
A man was robbed of a bag of recyclables and beaten with a metal bar in the Mid-Market district on Sunday, police said.The victim, a 29-year-old San Francisco resident, reportedly knew his attacker and is so afraid of him that he refused to identify him to police, spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said Monday.At about 5:10 p.m., Esparza said, officers responded to the 100 block of Hyde Street on a report that a man’s face was bleeding profusely. Read More
The handful of blocks that are bounded by Sixth, Seventh, Market, Mission streets are not quite San Francisco’s worst neighborhood for criminal behavior and public safety, but they are perhaps The City’s most high-profile symbol of those urban ills. This hotbed of addiction, homelessness, and crime has long vexed city leaders. Read More
The Guardian Angels are on a roll.
Twice last week, according to police, members of the beret-wearing troop that helps police fight crime in The City came to the aid of a robbery victim.
The latest rescue Wednesday in the Tenderloin resulted in an arrest, according to police. Read More
Authorities on Thursday deemed a suspicious package found at a Tenderloin building to be harmless, police said.
Firefighters had initially responded about 6:30 a.m. to a report of smoke coming from a garbage chute in the building at 44 McAllister St., fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said. Firefighters extinguished the blaze in the chute and discovered that a resident had left a threatening note in his room and had also deactivated smoke detectors and sprinklers, Talmadge said. Read More
Firefighters have extinguished a two-alarm fire that burned in an apartment building in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood this morning.
The fire was brought under control at about 12:45 p.m. after burning for just under an hour at a multi-unit building at Golden Gate and Larkin streets, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. Read More
A Brentwood family is asking for the public's help in finding 21-year-old Victoria "Torrie" Stevenson who has been missing since her boyfriend dropped her off in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood last Friday. Read More
A laundromat owner was critically injured during an assault in the Tenderloin on Sunday, and police have arrested a suspect. Read More
Shopkeepers in the Tenderloin reportedly shielded a Japanese tourist and her 4-year-old daughter from a crazed child predator Wednesday afternoon. Read More