A 26-year-old man was brutally assaulted outside an Inner Richmond district bar early Sunday morning, police said. The victim and a friend were in a bar in the 3900 block of Geary Boulevard about 1 a.m. when the victim went outside, police Officer spokesman Gordon Shyy said. The friend went outside a few minutes later and found the victim face down on the sidewalk and then took him to the hospital. Read More
A man was killed and another wounded in a shooting in the 2800 block of Harrison Street in the Mission district about 6:20 p.m. Wednesday night, police said, marking the third fatal assault there in the past two weeks.
Cesar Bermudez, 19, of San Francisco, was pronounced dead at the scene and the second victim was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Read More
The man who is suspected in the crazed and brutal attack on a 94-year-old woman in Chinatown on Saturday has been arrested, police said Tuesday.
James Bartley, 52, of San Francisco, was charged Tuesday with four felonies, including aggravated assault, battery causing serious injury, elder abuse and criminal threats, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. Read More
A man was robbed at gunpoint by three masked men in the Bayview district early Thursday morning, police said.
The 41-year-old victim was in the area of Jennings Street and Van Dyke Avenue about 1:15 a.m. when the three masked hoodlums held him up at gunpoint, police said.
The creeps demanded his property, police said, and fled on foot. The victim lost his cash, debit card and cellphone. No arrests have been made. Read More
A 16-year-old boy was talking on his phone on a Muni light-rail vehicle at Church Street and Duboce Avenue about 6:55 p.m. when one of three other teenage boys tried to take it.
A tug of war ensued, police said, and two of the punks pushed the victim off the vehicle and started beating him up, police said. The victim overpowered them, but the trio was able to flee with his phone. Read More
A 19-year-old girl was choked and robbed about 7 a.m. Wednesday near City College of San Francisco while walking on the foot bridge that crosses Ocean Avenue onto campus.
A man in his 20s snuck up from behind, put his arm around her neck and choked her, police said.
The troll then pushed her to the ground and fled with her cellphone, police said. The victim’s injuries were reportedly not serious. Read More
A man who was fatally shot in South of Market early Sunday morning has been identified as Stoney Whetstone, 28, of Union City, the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office said Tuesday. Read More
This guy is the stepdad from hell. And yet his victims only wanted to keep mom happy.
Robert Sparhawk, 48, of Palo Alto pleaded no contest Monday to three felony child molestation charges for sexually abusing his wife’s two daughters, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
Sparhawk, an IT analyst for a San Francisco company, reportedly began the abuse in February 2007 when the family lived in San Mateo. The victims were 11 and 12 years old at the time. Read More
A teenage boy was robbed at gunpoint in Dolores Park on Tuesday, police said.
Six other teen boys reportedly confronted the victim about 9:30 a.m. One of the punks pulled out a handgun and took the boy’s cellphone and cash before fleeing, police said. The victim suffered a minor head injury during the robbery. Read More
Police have made a second arrest in connection with the Sept. 16 shooting death of Jesus Solis.
Dylan Lemalie, 20, of San Francisco, was arrested and charged with murder Tuesday, police said. Lemalie’s family reportedly persuaded him to surrender.
On Monday, police arrested 18-year-old Adrian Landers in connection with the homicide. Read More