Police and organizers of the massive Craigslist Bay to Breakers footrace announced new security measures Monday that include an increased crackdown on unregistered runners and a ban on most backpacks and bags.
The security measures, which will include an increased law enforcement presence, come as The City prepares for the first large footrace since two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, killing three people and injuring hundreds. Read More
The wife of disgraced former San Francisco State University director Robert “Bud” Shearer (pictured) was arrested earlier this month in connection with at least two thefts at the university, where she works as a records custodian and police dispatcher, police said. Read More
A man was shot in the arm on Sixth Street early this morning, police said.
The 56-year-old told police he was sitting in front of a hotel in the 100 block of Sixth Street at about 2 a.m. when he heard a gunshot and felt the sting from the bullet.
He was transported to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive, police said. No arrest has been reported. The victim said he didn’t know the shooter. A suspect description was not immediately available. Read More
A man who was struck by a SamTrans bus in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood earlier this week has died, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said Thursday.
Eugenio Mallari was hit when he stepped onto Mission Street near Valencia Street, just south of Cesar Chavez Street, around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to police. Read More
A man was stabbed in the back in Buena Vista Park on Wednesday during an argument over “who the park belonged to,” police said.
Officers reportedly responded to the public park bordering Haight Street at about 9:30 a.m. and found the 23-year-old man suffering from a stab wound that was not life threatening. Read More
You can always count on the evilness of strangers.
A driver who asked for directions near San Francisco General Hospital late Tuesday afternoon was led to his destination by a man who seemed rather helpful until he whipped a gun and stole the car. Read More
Apparently there is plenty of waste to dispose of in this case.
A former San Francisco State University director and the owner of a waste disposal company have been charged with 246 felony counts in connection with a contract that reportedly cost the school millions of dollars during a period of record budget cuts. Read More
Two British tourists were reportedly robbed last weekend of their camera, cash, bank cards, driver’s licenses, phones and other items as they were walking just south of Cesar Chavez Street.
The female tourists, who said they were in town for only a short time, called police at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday and said they were walking in the 1500 block of York Street when the suspect approached, Ingleside Station police reported Wednesday. Read More
Three people were stabbed after leaving a San Francisco nightclub early Wednesday, according to police, including a woman who was knifed in the buttocks and then pulled over by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of DUI. Read More
A 16-year-old boy was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting in the Excelsior district Tuesday night, police said.
The unidentified victim was near the intersection of Brazil Avenue and Vienna Street at about 8:45 p.m. when a light gray Dodge minivan pulled up.
The gunman, a passenger in the car wearing a ski mask, shot the victim in the shoulder before the minivan sped away westbound on Brazil Avenue, police said. Read More