Two people, including a man walking into a corner store, were killed Tuesday morning after a driver who was fleeing police in the Mission district crashed his vehicle, police said.
About 7:45 a.m., police said, officers responded to reports of shots fired from a black Chevrolet Impala at the Valencia Gardens housing projects near 14th and Guerrero streets. Within minutes, police said, officers were able to stop a vehicle at 21st and Mission streets that matched the description. Read More
How could something so wrong end up so right?
On Monday night, police said, car burglars in the Mission district swiped two bags from a station wagon that were filled with women’s designer shoes — but most only fit on the right foot. Read More
A man was shot while standing in front of a liquor store in San Francisco's Mission District early this morning, police said.
The shooting was reported at 12:58 a.m. near 24th and Shotwell streets.
The victim was approached by a suspect in his early 20s who shot him in the torso and then fled in a black vehicle, according to police.
The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are not considered life-threatening, police said. Read More
A 19-year-old man was injured in a shooting early Sunday morning while talking with a friend on a Mission district street corner. Read More
Walk all the way down Mission Street and don’t stop until you see a beer-bellied, masked luchador downing a bottle of some feel-good. At that point, you will run into The Knockout. The spacious, lively tavern is famed for its Thursday night bingo, along with its diverse selection of bands and DJs. Bingo rules are simple: buy a drink, get a bingo card. Bartender Josh Yule doesn’t measure his ratios when making drinks — he eyeballs them. Read More
A ceramic bunny was used as a weapon during a vicious brawl between Mission district roommates early Monday, police said.
Around 12:30 a.m., police said, an allegedly drunken 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of breaking the statue over his 48-year-old roommate’s head at their apartment in the 200 block of Capp Street. Read More
‘Can’t a little restaurant have its chance at being themselves, without people’s expectations and desires [messing] up the whole damn thing?”
Someone wrote this on my first negative review, as part of a lengthy comment that boiled down to: “Hey, at least they’re trying!”
Company, a new restaurant on the Mission-Noe fault line, is certainly trying. Though the sterile name may seem like an afterthought, the owners are putting a lot of sweat equity into their menu. Read More
A solemn mixture of relief and sadness permeated the Hall of Justice on Tuesday after a vicious serial rapist who prowled the Mission district last year was convicted on 25 of 26 charges related to the three brutal attacks.
Frederick Dozier Jr. sat virtually emotionless as a court clerk read off “guilty” 25 times. The only count in which Dozier was found not guilty was attempted murder. Read More
Mission district residents will find out today if a vicious serial rapist is truly off their streets.
A verdict was reached Friday and is set to be announced this morning in the case of former school nutrition worker Frederick Dozier Jr., who is accused of dragging, beating, raping and robbing three women in three separate incidents last year. Read More
The Rev. Daniel Nascimento of St. Brendan Catholic Church, held a prayer service Monday morning at 20th Street and South Van Ness Avenue for 28-year-old Jose Matias-Aguilon, who was shot to death at the intersection last week.
With the help of witnesses, police were able to arrest a 20-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy in connection with the shooting.
Click on the photos to see more from the prayer service. Read More