A short documentary about The San Francisco Examiner's Law and Disorder page has recently wrapped up filming.
The project features the first look inside The Examiner's newsroom and shows crime journalists Mike Aldax and Rob Nagle working hard to produce high-quality, hyperlocal coverage. Read More
A 32-year-old Antioch man was reportedly driving erratically near the intersection of Eighth and Brannan streets about 9 p.m. Wednesday, police Officer Albie Esparza said.
A police patrol car gave chase, Esparza said, but had to stop for safety reasons.
However, Randall Evans ended up striking a vehicle on northbound Sixth Street, Esparza said. Evans fled from his vehicle but was quickly arrested. Police reportedly found multiple weapons in his car. Read More
The check may be in the mail, but it ain’t real.
Police are warning residents about a check scam targeting San Francisco residents, Officer Gordon Shyy said in a statement Thursday. In the scam, potential victims are mailed a letter saying they won $135,000 from “The National Lottery” in England, Shyy said.
Enclosed with the letter is a fraudulent check for $3,750, payable to the recipient. The amount is said to cover a British tax on the “winnings,” Shyy said. Read More
Armed trio robs teenage boy
A 15-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint by three other teen boys at a Bayview bus stop Wednesday, police said.
The victim gave up his cellphone and the trio fled. No arrests have been made.
Muni marauders rob rider
Four hooligans assaulted and robbed a 24-year-old man on a Muni bus in South of Market on Wednesday night, police said. Read More
A 59-year-old man was critically injured Wednesday when a shootout erupted near his Tenderloin business.
The shopkeeper was outside his business in the 300 block of Hyde Street about 6:30 p.m. when a man arguing with three other men started firing shots, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. The shopkeeper was struck in the leg. Read More
A man was assaulted and bitten on the cheek in an attack in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police said.
A 36-year-old victim was apparently staring at a 31-year-old woman about 5:50 a.m. Tuesday in the 900 block of Geary Street, police said. The woman did not appreciate the leering. She confronted the man and they began arguing.
The woman punched the man, who fell to the ground. She then bit him and fled. She was later arrested. Read More
A cab driver was robbed of cash in the Mission district early Wednesday, police said. The 38-year-old male victim was parked at the curb about 3:30 a.m. in the 2200 block of Mission Street when an unknown suspect who simulated having a gun inside his sweatshirt demanded the driver’s money, police said. The driver complied and the crook fled. No arrest has been made. email@example.com Read More
A man and woman were robbed at gunpoint in the Western Addition on Tuesday, police said. The victims were walking in the area of McAllister and Laguna streets about 10:45 p.m. when two men approached, police said. One suspect put a gun to the back of the man’s head and demanded both the man and woman’s cellphones. The victims said they didn’t have any cellphones, so the crook demanded they give him “something,” police said. Read More
A man was assaulted and bitten on the cheek in an attack in the Tenderloin on Tuesday, police said. The 36-year-old victim was apparently staring at a 31-year-old woman about 5:50 a.m. in the 900 block of Geary Street, police said. The woman did not appreciate the leering. She confronted the man and they began arguing. The woman punched the man, who fell to the ground. She then bit him and fled. The woman was later arrested. firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Hey buddy, if you have a problem with the price, tell Consumer Reports.
A man was arrested last weekend after assaulting a liquor store owner with a bottle of beer he thought was overpriced, police said.
About 11:15 p.m. Saturday, two men entered the store at 23rd and Kansas streets to buy beer, police said. After paying for the beverages, two 24-ounce bottles, one of the men complained that they were too expensive and began harassing one of the owners. Read More