Attempting to save a woman from a violent thug in the Civic Center area Sunday night earned two men stab wounds, police said, and afterward the woman simply left without so much as a thank you.
The victims, ages 33 and 22, were on an apartment balcony in the first block of Polk Street when they heard an altercation on the street between the suspect and a woman, Police Officer Gordon Shyy said Monday. Read More
San Francisco General Hospital is seeking a $1.2 million reimbursement from the Los Angeles Dodgers for extensive brain trauma care provided to Giants fan Bryan Stow, who was brutally beaten by two Dodgers fans following the March 2011 season-opening game between the two teams.
The hospital joins a bevy of other entities seeking millions of dollars from the team and its former owner, Frank McCourt, in U.S. bankruptcy court. Read More
A shooting in the Hayes Valley neighborhood Saturday night sent one person — who may not have been the intended victim — to the hospital.
According to San Francisco Police Department Officer Gordon Shyy, around 6:15 p.m. a male walked up to two people on the sidewalk of the 500 block of Grove Street and shot at them. Read More
A vicious fistfight involving seven men in the Mission district early Tuesday left one of the men fighting for his life at a local hospital.
About 2 a.m., police said, officers responded to reports of a brawl that possibly drew up to 20 people at the bustling intersection of 16th and Valencia streets. Read More
Police did not have to search very hard for these suspects.
After a vicious bar brawl in the Mission district early Wednesday, both the suspects and victims were treated at San Francisco General Hospital, police said. Not long after the victims were admitted, police said, two men believed to be responsible for the attack arrived at the same hospital via a taxicab seeking treatment for their own injuries. Read More
HIV-positive individuals in San Francisco who lack steady access to nutritious food are hospitalized and visit emergency rooms at a high rate, according to a study released Wednesday.
The study by UC San Francisco researchers, published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, focused on 347 HIV patients who are poor. Of those, 56 percent are considered to be food-insecure. Read More
Fireworks lit up the night during Fourth of July celebrations in San Francisco — and later, so did gasoline and bullets.
About 1 a.m. Thursday, a teenager reported to police that he had been shot in the back while watching an illegal fireworks display at 14th and Shotwell streets in the Mission district. A pal drove the 18-year-old to San Francisco General Hospital, but the injury is not considered life-threatening, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
A 17-year-old boy was shot multiple times after exiting a Muni bus in Visitacion Valley on Monday afternoon when a vicious gunman opened fire from the bottom step of the vehicle’s back doors, police said.Cops were called to the unit block of Garrison Avenue at 1:37 p.m. They found the teenager suffering from three to four gunshot wounds, police Officer Carlos Manfredi said Tuesday. Read More
San Francisco police are hunting for a thug who stabbed a man in the thigh in the South of Market neighborhood last week after he refused to give him $5.“You should have gave me what I asked for,” the suspect told the man before the attack in the unit block of Sixth Street about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said Monday. Read More
Seizure patients have a better chance of surviving without brain damage when paramedics inject them directly with medication, rather than starting an IV on the way to the emergency room, according to a nationwide study involving San Francisco paramedics and hospitals. Read More