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Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)

Shooting suspects arrested after SF police chase

Two shooting suspects have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after…

Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)
Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)

Judge orders detention for parolee in deadly hit and run

Troy McAlister pleads not guilty to felony charges

Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)
A memorial for the victims of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run sits near the intersection of Second and Mission streets on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Parolee faces manslaughter charges over deadly hit and run

DA criticized for not charging driver in earlier cases

A memorial for the victims of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run sits near the intersection of Second and Mission streets on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman was attacked and raped at a bus stop on Market Steet on Wednesday, according to police. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man charged with rape of unconscious woman at SF bus stop

Prosecutors to seek detention for Livermore resident Fidel Padilla, 41

A woman was attacked and raped at a bus stop on Market Steet on Wednesday, according to police. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Woman killed at North Beach apartment building, male suspect in custody

San Francisco police are investigating the death of a woman as a…

SFPD San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Implicit bias trainer Dante King (top right, second from right) spoke to the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday Dec. 16, 2020. (Examiner screenshot)

Former police trainer speaks out about anti-Black bias

An implicit bias trainer who found the San Francisco Police Department suffered…

Implicit bias trainer Dante King (top right, second from right) spoke to the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday Dec. 16, 2020. (Examiner screenshot)
Police Chief Bill Scott said an increase in burglaries citywide began in March, around the time San Francisco issued shelter-in-place orders. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

‘Prolific’ offenders help drive 46% surge in SF burglaries

San Francisco police are having trouble keeping up with a roughly 46…

Police Chief Bill Scott said an increase in burglaries citywide began in March, around the time San Francisco issued shelter-in-place orders. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Court documents contain stills from an Instagram video believed to show Fernando Madrigal loading a magazine on July 6, 2019. (Courtesy FBI via court records)

SF man faces federal charges in second killing

A San Francisco activist facing charges in the fatal shooting of a…

Court documents contain stills from an Instagram video believed to show Fernando Madrigal loading a magazine on July 6, 2019. (Courtesy FBI via court records)
Dacari Spiers speaks alongside his attorneys at a news conference at City Hall on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD officer charged with assault for alleged baton beating

A San Francisco police officer has been charged with assault and battery…

Dacari Spiers speaks alongside his attorneys at a news conference at City Hall on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police make an arrest near Powell and Market streets on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

High-powered rifle rounds left behind in Potrero Hill shooting

Shootings on the rise by 38 percent in San Francisco

San Francisco Police make an arrest near Powell and Market streets on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police insignia at a news conference after a headless corpse was found in a fishtank at 228 Clara Street on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF police make arrests in three unrelated killings

DA files homicide charges in two of the cases

San Francisco Police insignia at a news conference after a headless corpse was found in a fishtank at 228 Clara Street on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A still from video footage of the April 21 police shooting in the Tenderloin (Courtesy SFPD)

DA Boudin declines to charge officers in two police shootings

District Attorney Chesa Boudin has declined to charge three San Francisco police…

A still from video footage of the April 21 police shooting in the Tenderloin (Courtesy SFPD)
SFPD (Kevin N. Hume)

Man fatally shot in South of Market, suspect arrested

One man was killed and another was arrested following a shooting in…

SFPD (Kevin N. Hume)
A screenshot from body-worn camera footage pictures the moment after Officer Christopher Flores fired a shot at Jamaica Hampton. <ins>(Courtesy SFPD)</ins>

SFPD officer, man shot by police surrender on assault charges

DA details charges against Officer Christopher Flores, Jamaica Hampton

A screenshot from body-worn camera footage pictures the moment after Officer Christopher Flores fired a shot at Jamaica Hampton. <ins>(Courtesy SFPD)</ins>
Harlan Kelly, head of the SFPUC and husband to City Administrator Naomi Kelly (right), faces a fraud charge for allegedly trading inside information on a city contract in return for a paid family vacation. (Courtesy photo)

Former SFPUC head Harlan Kelly makes first appearance on fraud charge

Feds found alleged cocaine during search of his home, prosecutors reveal

Harlan Kelly, head of the SFPUC and husband to City Administrator Naomi Kelly (right), faces a fraud charge for allegedly trading inside information on a city contract in return for a paid family vacation. (Courtesy photo)
SFPD Officer Christopher Flores applies pressure to a wound on his face after being struck by a glass bottle and shooting at a suspect on Dec. 7, 2019 (Courtesy photo)

SFPD officer indicted by grand jury over Jamaica Hampton shooting

Christopher Flores becomes second rookie cop charged in two weeks

SFPD Officer Christopher Flores applies pressure to a wound on his face after being struck by a glass bottle and shooting at a suspect on Dec. 7, 2019 (Courtesy photo)
Officer Rubin Rhodes, who took a knee with protesters over the police killing of George Floyd, said he was reprimanded for wearing earrings. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Police Commission votes to rescind gender-based dress code for officers

Policy raised concerns after non-binary officer sent home over earrings

Officer Rubin Rhodes, who took a knee with protesters over the police killing of George Floyd, said he was reprimanded for wearing earrings. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
San Francisco Police block off traffic at Harrison and Third streets near the scene of a reported shooting on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Search for SoMa shooting suspect comes up empty

San Francisco police searched to no avail Friday for a suspect who…

San Francisco Police block off traffic at Harrison and Third streets near the scene of a reported shooting on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Two dead in ‘bad night’ for SF traffic collisions

Hit-and-run driver strikes scooter rider in Mission, pedestrian killed in Richmond

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
City Administrator Naomi Kelly said Wednesday that the allegations against her husband were “based on the word of a liar.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City Administrator Naomi Kelly takes leave after feds charge husband

High-ranking official under scrutiny over 2016 China trip

City Administrator Naomi Kelly said Wednesday that the allegations against her husband were “based on the word of a liar.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)