A 25-year-old man was killed inside a café at Polk Street and Geary Street Thursday afternoon, according to police officials.According to San Francisco Police Department Sgt. Michael Andraychack, the victim, described as a black male, was gunned down by another black male around 4:25 p.m. and fled the scene immediately. Read More
Today's New York Times editorial is a near perfect distillation of how some elements of liberal America are just not capable of putting aside any partisan differences while discussing the Arizona shooting. The editorial gets off to an okay start: Read More
Remarks by the President at a Memorial Service for the Victims of the Shooting in Tucson, ArizonaMcKale Memorial CenterUniversity of ArizonaTucson, ArizonaTHE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you very much. Please, please be seated. (Applause.) Read More
The Arizona Republic asked Tucson's sheriff for an array of basic documents pertaining to the would be assassin Jared Lee Long: Read More
WHAT: An off-duty Egyptian police officer boarded a train in southern Egypt and opened fire on five Christians, killing a 71-year-old man and wounding four women — including the man’s wife — who were not wearing Muslim headscarfs.WHY: Egypt has seen a rising tide of violence against its Christian minority, most recently a New Year’s suicide attack on a church that killed at least 21 worshippers leaving Mass. This sparked three days of fierce riots by Christians. Read More
Nearly a year ago, the Examiner's David Freddoso received a ridiculous fundraising email from Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., decrying Republicans' political rhetoric in an effort to make some green whilst delegitimizing the opposition. And Freddoso noted at the time, Kerry is not the most credible advocate for restrained political rhetoric, mentioning this incident from 2004, among other things: Read More
A 20-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting in San Francisco's Mission Dolores neighborhood on Friday night, a police spokesman said today.
The shooting was reported at 10:58 p.m. Friday at the intersection of 20th and Dolores streets, San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield said.
The victim was standing on a corner of the intersection when a suspect approached and shot him multiple times before fleeing on foot, Dangerfield said. Read More
A YouTube page has surfaced belonging to someone named Jared Lee Loughner -- the same name as the man identified as having shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and 17 others in Tuscon earlier today. If the YouTube channel belongs to the shooter, it appears he is mentally disturbed and not particularly driven by any political ideology. You can watch one of his disturbing videos below: Read More
In the aftermath of cops opening fire on a knife-wielding man in a wheelchair, police Chief George Gascón said the latest officer-involved shooting shows why the department needs Tasers.
While Gascón did not flat-out say officers who shot the man in the wheelchair used excessive force, he suggested police would not have to resort to firing their guns if they had a better alternative. Read More
Video of police shooting a man who was sitting in a wheelchair was released Tuesday night after Chief George Gascón answered questions about the second officer-involved shooting in as many weeks. Read More