A bicyclist was killed in the Mission district Thursday after colliding with a Recology garbage truck during the morning commute.
The accident occurred at 16th Street and South Van Ness Avenue at roughly 6:45 a.m., and the bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said the Recology driver is cooperating with investigators and drugs and alcohol do not appear to have played a role in the collision. Read More
Police are investigating a hit and run incident that occurred in the Outer Mission on Wednesday.
About 7:40 p.m., police began receiving calls about a silver pickup truck that crashed into a house at Florentine and Morse streets.
The pickup reportedly caused severe damage to the house before fleeing the scene, police said. The building was evacuated to ensure the safety of its residents. Read More
A hail of bullets in the Western Addition injured a woman and entered a nearby apartment Wednesday night, police said.
The 26-year-old victim was walking in the 1600 block of McAllister Street about 10:15 p.m.when she was struck in the torso by a bullet, police said. She did not see the shooter, but multiple witnesses heard the shots and saw a man fleeing in a black car westbound on McAllister toward Broderick Street, Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
It was a real open-and-shut case.
Police arrested a man suspected of multiple burglaries in Potrero Hill on Friday after he unknowingly opened and closed a garage door while police were investigating the scene, police said.
Police responded to the 400 block of Connecticut Street about 3:40 a.m. after a resident called 911 about an unknown man walking out of a neighbor’s garage. Read More
A man has died after falling off a building during a Bay to Breakers party in San Francisco on Sunday.
The 28-year-old man accidentally fell three stories from a building in the 2000 block of Fell Street along the Panhandle about 3:30 p.m., police said.
Police say the man apparently fell from the roof onto the pavement. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries. Read More
A man who just said "no" to a couple of weed dealers was assaulted by them near Buena Vista Park on Friday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
The 25-year-old victim was approached by the two pushy weed dealers at Haight Street and Buena Vista Avenue West about 11 p.m., police said. Read More
Dressing up for the Craigslist Bay to Breakers is an annual tradition for Irvine resident Jolene Manginelli and three of her best friends. In past years, they’ve worn M&M outfits and “Alice in Wonderland”-themed attire, and once designed costumes that looked like gum on the bottom of a sneaker.
But this year, the group of four decided to keep it simple with T-shirts bearing a fitting message: “Boston Strong. Never Forget.” Read More
Video cameras will capture the salmon running upstream at the Hayes Street Hill, and additional surveillance posted at the start and finish of Sunday’s Bay to Breakers race will help ensure the 102nd running of the San Francisco institution is safe, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday. Read More
A man was robbed at knife-point Tuesday while he was trying to use a park bathroom, police said. Read More
These crooks were real cutpurses.
A man had his wallet literally cut from his pants during a robbery in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police said. Read More