A trio of thugs jumped a pizza deliveryman for his cash in the Bayview district Sunday, police said.
The victim had delivered a pizza about 4:45 p.m. in the first block of Dakota Street, police said, when three men in their 20s attacked him and took his cash. The three goons fled and no arrests have been made.
The victim reportedly did not sustain serious injuries.
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Mayor Ed Lee proudly proclaimed on Monday that San Francisco is in an economic boom time, but he also acknowledged work ahead by laying out an ambitious list of new projects, initiatives and changes for the rest of his term.
Fueled by a technology sector that has doubled in size to 42,000 jobs at 1,800 companies during his two years in office, The City is “back on track,” the mayor proclaimed.
Police say they have identified the man who chucked a woman’s small dog into the street — killing the pet — after it barked at him during a Tenderloin robbery late last month.
On Tuesday, the Police Department released a photograph of the suspect, 35-year-old Laurice Barrett. Two years ago, Barrett was identified in a gang injunction as a member of the Oakdale Mob, a notorious Bayview-Hunters Point street gang. Read More
The 22-year-old man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire over a laundry dispute has had three prior domestic violence convictions involving two other women, according to prosecutors.
On Thursday, Dexter Oliver pleaded not guilty to 11 felonies, including attempted murder, in connection with the broad-daylight incident Sunday in which he allegedly doused 25-year-old Starr Lamare with gasoline on a Bayview district street. Read More
The woman doused with gasoline and set on fire by her angry boyfriend in the Bayview district Sunday afternoon remains in critical condition but is expected to survive, police said Monday. Police are still on the hunt for her boyfriend, Dexter Oliver, 22, who reportedly attacked 25-year-old mother of three Starr Lamare over a dispute about laundry. Read More
San Francisco resident Walter Smith, 30, was found stabbed in the Bayview early New Year’s Day.
He later died at General Hospital. Police are seeking tips in the slaying, The City’s first homicide of 2013, a police spokesman said.
A detailed suspect description was not available. Read More
While reasonable discussions about gun control have begun to occur following the tragic and senseless massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, one voice that can be discarded as irrational is that of the National Rifle Association, the country’s dominant pro-gun lobby. Read More
The mother accused of abandoning her newborn on a Bayview district street after giving birth on a rain-drenched sidewalk appeared in court Tuesday.
Nneka Nash, 39, of San Francisco, pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of willful cruelty to a child and a misdemeanor count of failing to provide care to a child. Read More
When two San Francisco police officers came upon an abandoned and lifeless newborn on a Bayview district street last week, their only choice was to react. If their emotions had gotten in the way or they had waited for someone else to save the day, a boy who had already been cast away by his mother would have spent mere minutes on this earth.
And while the young lawmen have been heralded as heroes for saving the child’s life, both said they are still trying to cope with the traumatic rain-soaked rescue.
Police are investigating the suspicious death of a 16-year-old girl in The City’s Bayview district.Officers saw the girl down on the sidewalk about 12:45 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Quesada Avenue and Jennings Street.
The officers began CPR and called for an ambulance after seeing that the girl was in distress, but she was pronounced dead on arrival, according to police.
The girl has been identified as Jaynice Johnson. Read More