A man’s “gang” tattoos reportedly sparked a shooting inside a Muni bus that injured two people on Easter Sunday, police said Wednesday. Read More
San Francisco police are investigating a homicide after finding a woman stabbed to death inside her home near 16th and Mission streets.
Officers responded to the home in the 2000 block of Mission Street on Friday on a report of a body. The Medical Examiner later found that the 59-year-old Yvonne Barillas had been stabbed.
Police were mum on details in a preliminary report Monday.
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A drunken man was stabbed after bumping into another man in the Mission District Tuesday night, police said.
The 50-year-old victim was reportedly heavily intoxicated while walking in the 2800 block of Mission Street, near the 24th Street BART station, when he bumped into a 45-year-old man who was wearing a sun hat.
The two men got into an argument, and the victim ended up with a stab wound.
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A massive man who failed to push his way into a packed Muni bus in the Excelsior district last weekend reportedly punched and strangled a 15-year-old girl and also hit her mother.
As of Wednesday, police were still hunting for the pushy thug who launched the shocking attack on the teenager at Mission Street and Onondaga Avenue, about two blocks from Balboa High School. Read More
A man suffered deep slash wounds during one of two nighttime robberies at San Francisco ATMs on Monday, police said.
The 29-year-old victim was robbed about 3:15 a.m. while using an ATM at 24th and Mission streets, police said. Two thugs reportedly blocked the man’s path as he was leaving the cash machine. The man tried to run, but was sliced twice with a knife and robbed of his wallet, cellphone and cash, police said. Read More
Sustained neighborhood complaints about raucous nightlife have led one San Francisco official to suggest prohibiting new bars, liquor stores and shops selling tobacco products from opening along a six-block stretch of Polk Street.
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, whose District 3 includes the portion of Polk Street dotted with such businesses, said the concentration of watering holes has resulted in unruly behavior that causes problems for area residents. Read More
A man was stabbed in the back during a fight in the Mission district Wednesday, police said.
The 23-year-old victim was arguing with another man in the 3000 block of Mission Street about 10 p.m., police said, when he was stabbed four times. The stabber fled, police said, and the victim’s wounds were not life-threatening. Read More
Two stun-gun-toting men who robbed a consignment store near Bernal Heights last week made off with a surprisingly large amount of valuable loot, according to the latest report from police.
The cultured crooks reportedly hauled away 26 gems, three statues worth $4,000 apiece and $3,400 in cash during the Aug. 15 heist of a shop in the 3700 block of Mission Street. Read More
Two men posing as eager customers instead became armed robbers Wednesday morning.
Valuable items such as gems, a statue and a picture, along with cash, were stolen during a stun-gun stickup of a consignment store in the 3700 block of Mission Street near Bernal Heights, police said. Read More
Police are searching for suspects in connection with a brutal attempted robbery in the Excelsior district last weekend that left a man with a facial bone fracture.
The 41-year-old victim, who asked not to be identified for fear of retaliation, said he’s lived in the neighborhood for 12 years and had never experienced such a vicious encounter. Read More