Here’s the sports statistic San Franciscans look for most at this time of year: The arrest count for the Zazzle Bay to Breakers footrace.
Click on the photo to see more participants drinking throughout the race.
The colorful competition that starts at Howard and Beale streets, snakes through Golden Gate Park and ends on Great Highway is not only known for its many costumed runners, but also the partying “athletes.” Read More
Most people can't wait to leave jail, but one northern Arizona inmate has been charged with trespassing after refusing to leave the Coconino County lockup.
Coconino County Sheriff's Office spokesman Gerry Blair says 44-year-old Martin Batieni Kombate was arrested in Flagstaff last week for trespassing and was scheduled for release Monday on his own recognizance on the charge. Read More
Bootleg liquor laced with toxic methanol killed 126 people and sickened dozens more who bought the illegal brew at small shops in eastern India, officials said Thursday. Police arrested seven suspected bootleggers. Read More
Occupy Wall Street protesters clogged streets and tied up traffic around the U.S. on Thursday to mark two months since the movement's birth and signal they aren't ready to quit, despite the breakup of many of their encampments by police. Hundreds of people were arrested, most of them in New York. Read More
Despite telling Occupy SF demonstrators the Police Department had “no future plans to go into the demonstration,” the camp on Tuesday evening received a letter from Chief Greg Suhr saying participants are subject to arrest, according to the group’s website.
The letter cites code violations such as overnight camping and using open flames in Justin Herman Plaza, the park the group has taken up residence in since early October. Read More
San Francisco police said about 40 people were arrested during Monday evening’s BART protest, which shut down two downtown San Francisco BART stations at several points throughout the roving demonstration. Read More
WHAT: Almost two decades after the U.S. emerged from the worst of its own crack epidemic, Brazilian authorities are watching the inexpensive drug spread across 98 percent of the counties in this nation of 190 million people. Read More
WHAT: The chief of Rio de Janeiro’s investigative police resigned after an anti-corruption sting led to arrests of 30 officers, including his former second-in-command. Suspects are accused of selling heavy weapons to gangs, tipping off gangs about police raids, and stealing and selling confiscated drugs. Read More