A San Francisco man found mentally unfit to stand trial last year in connection with the 2009 fatal stabbing of an Excelsior District man outside his home has now been found competent and will be tried for murder. Read More
A fatal stabbing in the Lower Haight neighborhood during a fight last week has been deemed self-defense, keeping the alleged stabber from facing criminal charges.
The man, who has not been identified, was allegedly assaulted by Anthony Jones, 53, at about 10:50 a.m. Friday in the 500 block of Page Street, police said. Read More
Serving under then-District Attorney Kamala Harris, Paul Henderson was a high-ranking attorney in the prosecutor’s office and a potential candidate to be appointed to fill her vacancy when she left her term early to serve as the state’s attorney general.
But before leaving the Mayor’s Office, Gavin Newsom surprised many by appointing police Chief George Gascón as district attorney instead. Read More
Three suspected Norteño gang members were convicted in a Mission district robbery recently, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Tyree Johnson, 20, Vincent Rivera, 18, and Kevin Gonzalez, 26, were found guilty of committing robbery for the benefit of a criminal street gang. Rivera was found guilty of committing an assault with a deadly weapon and was also convicted of possessing crack cocaine for purposes of sale. Read More