President Barack Obama is flying into the Bay Area tonight, so commuters in downtown San Francisco and beyond should be prepared to experience some traffic delays. Read More
When crime cameras for San Francisco’s streets were first installed in 2005, city officials hotly debated the privacy concerns. Now a debate has erupted over surveillance cameras in bars as more liquor licenses are being approved under the condition that bar owners film customers coming and going.
Supervisor Scott Wiener objected to the surveillance requirement added to two liquor license applications before the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Read More
A college student visiting family during his spring break was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in San Francisco’s Mission district early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said.Around 3 a.m., the 19-year-old man was walking with a friend near the intersection of 24th and Bryant streets when a car approached. A man exited the car, asked the teen if he was involved in a gang and shot him in his upper body, police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A man who was found fatally shot in a car in San Francisco's Bayview District last week has been identified by the medical examiner's office as 32-year-old Dwayne Tatum.
The shooting was reported at 3:22 p.m. on March 18 in the 1300 block of Thomas Avenue. Tatum, a San Francisco resident, was found sitting in a car with gunshot wounds to his head and chest. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Read More
A man who was injured in a triple shooting at a nightclub in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood early this morning is in critical condition but is expected to survive, a police officer said.
The victim, a man in his 30s, was shot around 1:30 a.m. along with two men in their 20s at the 330 Ritch nightclub on Ritch Street, a small alleyway off of Brannan Street, police said. Read More
While police investigate a recent bout of shotgun-related robberies, San Francisco remains as stabby as ever, with two slashings reported yesterday in The City, police report. Read More
A man was robbed at gunpoint in the Excelsior neighborhood Wednesday, police said.
The 35-year-old victim was walking eastbound on Brazil Street toward Vienna about 10:40 p.m. when he was approached by two men in their 20s, police Officer Albie Esparza said. One of the suspects pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his money.
The second suspect grabbed the victim’s wallet and cellphone from his pockets and then punched him in the face. Read More
The man who was struck by a vehicle while crossing an Outer Mission street Wednesday has died, police said Thursday. Read More
A man is in serious condition after being struck by a car in the Outer Mission district early Wednesday morning, CBS reports. The man was reportedly crossing Liebig Street at San Jose Avenue when he was hit by a Honda Civic, according to the report. An officer at the scene said it was unknown if the victim was in the crosswalk or not. Read More
A man was robbed of his headphones at gunpoint in the Sunset district on Tuesday, police said.The 21-year-old victim was walking in the 1300 block of 41st Avenue about 10:40 p.m. when four men in their 20s surrounded him and pointed a gun at him, police said.The crooks took his headphones and fled the scene on foot. No arrests have been firstname.lastname@example.org Read More