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Sandra Zuniga, right, pictured with Mayor London Breed during a walking tour in 2018, faces up to 20 years in prison and a possible $500,000 fine for her role in the City Hall corruption scandal.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Nuru scandal: Ex-official Sandra Zuniga to plead guilty, cooperate with feds

Former city official Sandra Zuniga has agreed to become the latest defendant…

Sandra Zuniga, right, pictured with Mayor London Breed during a walking tour in 2018, faces up to 20 years in prison and a possible $500,000 fine for her role in the City Hall corruption scandal.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Larry Yee’s appointment to the Police Commission was confirmed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. (Courtesy Mayor’s Office)

Police Commission nominee clears supes as second hopeful named

Oversight panel has been short members for nearly a year

Larry Yee’s appointment to the Police Commission was confirmed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. (Courtesy Mayor’s Office)
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SF orders COVID-19 testing for jail workers after outbreak among sheriff staff

San Francisco health officials are ordering mandatory COVID-19 testing for anyone working…

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Recology executives have acknowledged overcharging city ratepayers. (Mira Laing/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Recology to repay customers $95M in overcharged garbage fees, city attorney says

San Francisco’s waste management company, Recology, has agreed to repay its customers…

Recology executives have acknowledged overcharging city ratepayers. (Mira Laing/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Police Department released body camera footage of the alleged assault on Dacari Spiers. (Via SFPD Body Cam)

SF police officer to stand trial for assault over baton beating

A San Francisco police officer who prosecutors say unnecessarily beat a man…

The San Francisco Police Department released body camera footage of the alleged assault on Dacari Spiers. (Via SFPD Body Cam)
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City suspends contractors involved in ongoing corruption scandal

San Francisco is suspending five individuals charged in the City Hall corruption…

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U.S. Attorney David Anderson announces federal firearms charges against two men for their roles in a March 2019 shooting outside the Fillmore Heritage Center in a news conference alongside SFPD staff at the Phillip Burton Federal Building on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Departing U.S. attorney predicts corruption probe will continue

David Anderson shook up City Hall as top federal prosecutor

U.S. Attorney David Anderson announces federal firearms charges against two men for their roles in a March 2019 shooting outside the Fillmore Heritage Center in a news conference alongside SFPD staff at the Phillip Burton Federal Building on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police Officer Nicholas Buckley, pictured here in 2014, is now working out of Bayview Station. <ins>(Department of Police Accountability records)</ins>

SF police return officer to patrol despite false testimony

A San Francisco police officer accused of fabricating a reason for arresting…

San Francisco Police Officer Nicholas Buckley, pictured here in 2014, is now working out of Bayview Station. <ins>(Department of Police Accountability records)</ins>
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Chinatown leader garners support as Police Commission nominee

Larry Yee is a community fixture and telecommunications union organizer

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San Francisco Police Department officials say they can not make further cuts to the budget without layoffs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Police Commission rejects budget proposal to lay off 11 percent of officers

San Francisco’s Police Commission unanimously rejected a budget proposal late Wednesday that…

San Francisco Police Department officials say they can not make further cuts to the budget without layoffs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Winnifred and Sean Fang (Courtesy photos)

Second suspect arrested in kidnapping case

Two children taken in stolen minivan were recovered safely

Winnifred and Sean Fang (Courtesy photos)
San Francisco police are preparing for budget cuts afterMayor London Breed ordered all city departments to plan to lose 7.5 percent in general fund support. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF police consider laying off 11 percent of officers

San Francisco police are facing possible budget cuts that could result in…

San Francisco police are preparing for budget cuts afterMayor London Breed ordered all city departments to plan to lose 7.5 percent in general fund support. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Florence Kong was recognized by the Board of Supervisors in 2011. (SFGOVTV)

Nuru scandal: Woman who bribed official with Rolex watch gets prison time

Florence Kong is first defendant sentenced in ongoing City Hall corruption probe

Florence Kong was recognized by the Board of Supervisors in 2011. (SFGOVTV)
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Child, 12, fatally struck while riding skateboard in Bayview

A 12-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Wednesday morning…

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A memorial on Lake Merced Boulevard honors Sheria Musyoka, who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver.<ins>	(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Driver in deadly crash ‘intentionally’ ran red light at high speed, DA says

Community plans Thursday night vigil for pedestrian killed in collision

A memorial on Lake Merced Boulevard honors Sheria Musyoka, who was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver.<ins>	(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
<p><p> Jeffrey Fang was reunited with his children Winnifred and Sean, who were kidnapped over the weekend. <ins></ins>
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Arrest made in kidnapping of children in stolen minivan

San Francisco police have made an arrest in connection with the high-profile…

<p><p> Jeffrey Fang was reunited with his children Winnifred and Sean, who were kidnapped over the weekend. <ins></ins>
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Jerry Olee Lyons faces numerous charges in the case of an eight-car collision on Feb. 4 that killed a 26-year-old man. <ins>(Courtesy Joel Engardio)</ins>

Driver pleads not guilty in Lake Merced collision that killed pedestrian

A man with a lengthy rap sheet who authorities say caused a…

Jerry Olee Lyons faces numerous charges in the case of an eight-car collision on Feb. 4 that killed a 26-year-old man. <ins>(Courtesy Joel Engardio)</ins>
Antoine Watson is led away after his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Judge orders detention for teen held in fatal attack

Defense says incident was not racially motivated

Antoine Watson is led away after his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A pedestrian was killed in a crash near Lake Merced on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Courtesy map)

Driver arrested in multi-vehicle crash near Lake Merced that killed pedestrian

SF man was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle and intoxicated at time of collision

A pedestrian was killed in a crash near Lake Merced on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. (Courtesy map)
Deputy Public Defender Sliman Nawabi speaks with client Antoine Watson at his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Teen facing murder pleads not guilty in death of elder

Antoine Watson held in attack on 84-year-old victim

Deputy Public Defender Sliman Nawabi speaks with client Antoine Watson at his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)