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People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD prepares for possible protests as Chauvin trial continues

Police to schedule community meetings, provide officers with crowd control training

People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Latest Breed nominee for Police Commission moves forward

Immigration attorney Jim Byrne clears Board of Supervisors committee

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James Harbor appears in court after he was arrested on charges in the July 4th shooting death of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Murder case heads to trial over killing of 6-year-old Jace Young

Hearing reveals new details in ‘horrific’ Fourth of July shooting

James Harbor appears in court after he was arrested on charges in the July 4th shooting death of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Authorities took a man into custody in connection with a shooting inside a garage in Visitacion Valley in October 2020. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Suspect charged in ‘assassination attempt’ on four men in Visitacion Valley

Larry Barefield faces multiple attempted murder charges over shooting

Authorities took a man into custody in connection with a shooting inside a garage in Visitacion Valley in October 2020. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A surveillance still captured shots fired near Montgomery and Market streets on Oct. 2, 2020. (Via court records)

Man pleads to gun charge in Market Street shooting

A 48-year-old man has taken a plea deal after federal authorities accused…

A surveillance still captured shots fired near Montgomery and Market streets on Oct. 2, 2020. (Via court records)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man faces attempted murder charges over shooting with AR-15 style rifle

Suspect in violent road-rage incident had recently been released from prison

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD investigates a double shooting that killed one Monday at 24th and Mission streets (Courtesy @dizz_h via Twitter)

Man killed in double shooting at 24th and Mission streets

A 30-year-old man was killed and another man was injured in a…

SFPD investigates a double shooting that killed one Monday at 24th and Mission streets (Courtesy @dizz_h via Twitter)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man, 72, robbed of camera in Financial District

An elderly man was struck on the head and had his camera…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Man facing hate crime charge in Ingleside attack pleads not guilty

A 53-year-old man accused of yelling “go back to where you came…

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The Medical Examiner's Office van on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Former lab worker arrested with evidence bag faces theft charges

A former lab worker for the Medical Examiner’s Office who was arrested…

The Medical Examiner's Office van on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman has been charged with assault and battery in connection with an attack that occurred Monday near Polk and Clay streets.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

DA charges woman in series of Polk Street attacks

San Francisco prosecutors filed various charges Wednesday against a 43-year-old woman in…

A woman has been charged with assault and battery in connection with an attack that occurred Monday near Polk and Clay streets.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted a man of sexual assault charges after an attack in October 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man convicted of sexual assault in ‘horrific’ attack on stranger

A San Francisco jury has convicted a man of numerous sexual assault…

A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted a man of sexual assault charges after an attack in October 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
James Francis Edwards made his first apperance in court in connection with a 1990 murder at the Hall of Justice building on Monday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Murder suspect arrested after three decades was known for ‘lying low’

An elderly man who was arrested for murder last week after three…

James Francis Edwards made his first apperance in court in connection with a 1990 murder at the Hall of Justice building on Monday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspect in SF homicide from 1990 turns up decades later in SoCal

Three decades after San Francisco police identified him as the suspect in…

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man clings to life after traffic collision turns into shooting

Boy, 12, also injured in Silver Terrace altercation

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
On Wednesday, San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott told reporters, “The Asian American Pacific Islander community needs to know that we stand with them. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF police boost patrols in Asian communities after spa shootings

Police are stepping up patrols in San Francisco’s heavily Asian neighborhoods following…

On Wednesday, San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott told reporters, “The Asian American Pacific Islander community needs to know that we stand with them. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A teen and two others allegedly robbed a 75-year-old woman of her keys and wallet after she parked her car in the lot of a Safeway in the Richmond District. (Shutterstock)

Teen girl busted in botched carjacking outside Safeway

A teenage girl has been arrested in connection with a violent carjacking…

A teen and two others allegedly robbed a 75-year-old woman of her keys and wallet after she parked her car in the lot of a Safeway in the Richmond District. (Shutterstock)
San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspects arrested and released in Bayview homicide

San Francisco police have arrested a man and a woman in connection…

San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Recology officials have said they notified the S.F. Public Works and Environment deparments in 2018 that they miscalculated revenues in a rate request, causing customers to be overcharged for garbage pickup. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal soils Department of the Environment

A new department is being drawn into City Hall’s corruption scandal after…

Recology officials have said they notified the S.F. Public Works and Environment deparments in 2018 that they miscalculated revenues in a rate request, causing customers to be overcharged for garbage pickup. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
This heat map shows the locations of homicides and shootings in San Francisco from 2017 to mid-2020 (via Police Commission records)

Analysis links 12 groups and gangs to most of SF’s gun violence

A new analysis of crime in San Francisco has found just a…

This heat map shows the locations of homicides and shootings in San Francisco from 2017 to mid-2020 (via Police Commission records)