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
A big rig collided with a MUNI light rail vehicle this evening in the city's Bayview District, causing minor injuries to three passengers, a Muni spokesman said.
Muni spokesman Paul Rose said it appears the truck was making an illegal U-turn near the corner of Third Street and Burke Avenue and hit the train shortly before 6 p.m. Read More
A man was shot after parking his car in the Bayview on Sunday, police said.The 42-year-old victim parked his car in the 100 block of Middle Point Road about 6:30 a.m. when multiple shots were fired, police said.A family member heard the shots and found the victim lying on the ground. The man was then taken to the hospital for his injuries, which included a gunshot wound to the chest and lower body, police said. The injuries were reportedly not life threatening. Read More
The ban on overnight parking for recreational vehicles on city streets was approved months ago, but now the exact streets for the prohibition have been decided.
The ban targets vehicles that are more than 22 feet long or 7 feet tall, and it includes the hours between midnight and 6 a.m. The Board of Supervisors approved the restrictions in late September, but the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which manages parking, is now moving forward with the exact streets. Read More
Barbecue sauce was the weapon of choice for burglars fleeing a Bayview district apartment Saturday morning, police said.
A 31-year-old woman told police she was watching TV in her home in the first block of Cameron Way about 8:30 a.m. when she heard a noise.
The victim then saw three unknown men in her apartment. During the suspects’ getaway, police said, one of the burglars “took a bottle of barbecue sauce and poured it on the victim.” Read More
It was supposed to be time to make the doughnuts, not fight off an armed goon.
A 61-year-old man who, along with his wife, runs a doughnut shop in Visitacion Valley was shot in the arm as he fought off an armed crook with a knife who tried to rob the shop, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. Read More
San Francisco residents Travell Council, 19, and Eddie Tillman, 18, along with a boy who was not named because he is a minor, have been connected to at least five separate criminal incidents across The City on March 4 and March 5 that culminated with an officer-involved shooting in Hunters Point.
Among the incidents was the theft of a 2011 BMW from a mother who was parking her car with her 5-year-old in tow, according to police. Read More
This San Francisco artist’s creative energy was outstanding -- and so were her warrants, according to police.
Police responding to a call about a dog bite in the Bayview district last weekend encountered something even worse: a human.
At 2:12 p.m. Sunday in the area of Underwood Avenue and Keith Street, a 55-year-old woman told cops, the most vicious dog in her neighborhood was actually her son’s friend, Terrell Wilson, 42, of San Francisco.
According to the woman, Wilson had his pit bull attack her after she rejected his sexual advances. Read More
A man who was found fatally shot in a car in San Francisco's Bayview District last week has been identified by the medical examiner's office as 32-year-old Dwayne Tatum.
The shooting was reported at 3:22 p.m. on March 18 in the 1300 block of Thomas Avenue. Tatum, a San Francisco resident, was found sitting in a car with gunshot wounds to his head and chest. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Read More