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Police are seeking a minivan in a Tenderloin shooting that injured five Monday. (Courtesy SFPD)

Police seek gray minivan in Tenderloin shooting that injured five

San Francisco police are looking for a gray minivan that is believed…

Police are seeking a minivan in a Tenderloin shooting that injured five Monday. (Courtesy SFPD)
Five men injured in Tenderloin shooting

Five men injured in Tenderloin shooting

A shooting injured five men in the Tenderloin on Monday afternoon, according…

Five men injured in Tenderloin shooting
SF woman, 79, killed while video chatting in Richmond District

SF woman, 79, killed while video chatting in Richmond District

Roommate arrested and charged with murder, elder abuse

SF woman, 79, killed while video chatting in Richmond District
Clockwise, from upper left, District Attorney Chesa Boudin, Diana Oliva-Aroche of the Mayor’s Office and supervisors Ahsha Safai and Shamann Walton considered strengthening laws on police hiring in a committee meeting on Friday.

Proposal to ban hiring of officers with histories of misconduct moves forward

A resolution urging city officials to implement a blanket ban on hiring…

Clockwise, from upper left, District Attorney Chesa Boudin, Diana Oliva-Aroche of the Mayor’s Office and supervisors Ahsha Safai and Shamann Walton considered strengthening laws on police hiring in a committee meeting on Friday.
Roommate accused of killing 80-year-old woman in Richmond District

Roommate accused of killing 80-year-old woman in Richmond District

An 80-year-old woman was found dead Wednesday in the Richmond District and…

Roommate accused of killing 80-year-old woman in Richmond District
Capt. Nicholas Rainsford has been relieved of his command of Taraval Station, where he has been commanding officer since December 2018. (Courtesy SFPD)

SF police captain relieved of command amid internal investigation

Capt. Nicholas Rainsford oversaw Sunset District as officer in charge of Taraval Station

Capt. Nicholas Rainsford has been relieved of his command of Taraval Station, where he has been commanding officer since December 2018. (Courtesy SFPD)
U.S. Attorney David Anderson announced the arrest of a Peninsula man in the shooting of a federal security officer in Oakland on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Second suspect named in Oakland cop killing linked to far-right ‘Boogaloo’ movement

Authorities say men took advantage of George Floyd protests to shoot federal officers

U.S. Attorney David Anderson announced the arrest of a Peninsula man in the shooting of a federal security officer in Oakland on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF police to limit release of mugshots pre-conviction

New guidelines would broadly restrict sharing of booking photos

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kelvin Chew was shot a short distance away from his Portola home after he went out for a walk. (Courtesy Community Youth Center of San Francisco)

Son of Chinese immigrants, 19, fatally shot in suspected robbery gone awry

Nonprofit fundraises for family of college student Kelvin Chew

Kelvin Chew was shot a short distance away from his Portola home after he went out for a walk. (Courtesy Community Youth Center of San Francisco)
Capt. John Ramirez (Courtesy SFSD)

Sheriff’s captain seen pushing protester on video faces criminal probe

The San Francisco sheriff’s captain facing a criminal investigation after being caught…

Capt. John Ramirez (Courtesy SFSD)
Mayor London Breed talks about the dirty sidewalk with Fix-It director Sandra Zuniga during a walking tour of the South of Market district along Mission Street on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Accused of money laundering, SF official removed from City Hall positions

Sandra Zuniga makes first court appearance following FBI corruption probe

Mayor London Breed talks about the dirty sidewalk with Fix-It director Sandra Zuniga during a walking tour of the South of Market district along Mission Street on Thursday, July 26, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A video on social media of a San Francisco sheriff’s deputy making contact with a demonstrator has prompted an investigation. (Examiner screenshot)

Boudin launches criminal probe into deputy seen pushing protester on video

Sheriff disputes whether incident rises to the level of criminal conduct

A video on social media of a San Francisco sheriff’s deputy making contact with a demonstrator has prompted an investigation. (Examiner screenshot)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Woman, 48, dies after being shot in Hunters Point over argument

A 48-year-old woman died Tuesday after being shot over an argument a…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisors reject mayoral nominees for Police Commission

Supervisors reject mayoral nominees for Police Commission

Board seeks criminal justice leaders for empty seats amid George Floyd fallout

Supervisors reject mayoral nominees for Police Commission
Two San Francisco Police officers take a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Officer who knelt with George Floyd protesters accused of insubordination a day later

Rubin Rhodes, a black officer who identifies as non-binary, sent home for wearing earrings

Two San Francisco Police officers take a knee in solidarity with protesters outside Mission Police Station on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Officer Michael Mellone started working at Antioch police just days after he left the San Francisco Police Department under the shadow of pending disciplinary proceedings. (Courtesy SFPD)

SF officer involved in shooting death of homeless man quit while facing discipline, landed new job in Antioch

An officer who faced discipline for needlessly escalating a confrontation that led…

Officer Michael Mellone started working at Antioch police just days after he left the San Francisco Police Department under the shadow of pending disciplinary proceedings. (Courtesy SFPD)
A video that circulated on social media appeared to show an officer restraining a man with a knee to the neck. (Examiner screenshot)

Chief moves to update use-of-force policy after video shows officer kneeling on man

Scott seeks to make ban on knee-to-neck restraint ‘crystal clear’ to rank and file

A video that circulated on social media appeared to show an officer restraining a man with a knee to the neck. (Examiner screenshot)
Thousands flood Mission District for youth-led George Floyd protest

Thousands flood Mission District for youth-led George Floyd protest

As civil unrest over the killing of George Floyd continued Wednesday in…

Thousands flood Mission District for youth-led George Floyd protest
Man, 21, clings to life after assault near Market Street

Man, 21, clings to life after assault near Market Street

A 21-year-old man is clinging to life after being punched and suffering…

Man, 21, clings to life after assault near Market Street
DA drops charges against man seen in video of officer using knee restraint

DA drops charges against man seen in video of officer using knee restraint

Footage leads to calls for SF police to explicity ban move used in death of George Floyd

DA drops charges against man seen in video of officer using knee restraint