Michael Barba

Attorney argues self-defense as Twin Peaks double homicide trial opens

Three years ago next month, gunfire interrupted a romantic morning at one…

Suspect in ‘heinous’ beating of grandmother linked to SF crime spree

The brutal beating of an 88-year-old grandmother in Visitacion Valley was only…

Shipyard activists take aim at Newsom over Camp Fire cleanup contract

Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing calls to intervene after a company linked…

18-year-old arrested in brutal beating of Visitacion Valley senior

A suspect has been arrested in the high-profile beating of an elderly…

Crime falls in San Francisco with drops in homicides, car break-ins

San Francisco ended 2018 with declines in all sorts of crime, according…

SF police find more combustible materials at home of SoMa explosion suspect

After an explosion blew out the windows of a building in South…

Deputy public defender jumps into race for SF district attorney

Most candidates to become San Francisco’s next top prosecutor are lining up…

Suspect identified in murder-suicide of North Beach music staple

The suspect in the murder-suicide of a man known for running a…

SF man shot outside family home in back-to-back homicides

Death struck close to home Saturday for members of a San Francisco…

Man arrested after ‘loud’ explosion shatters windows in SoMa

A man has been arrested after a “loud” explosion blew out the…

Suspended SFPD officer tied to second alleged bank robbery

The suspended San Francisco police officer who allegedly robbed a bank while…

Two men killed in pair of double shootings on same Bayview block

A pair of shootings on a single block in the Bayview killed…

SF settles lawsuit over police shooting of Luis Gongora Pat

Nearly three years after San Francisco police shot and killed Luis Gongora…

Killing of former North Beach club manager turns into murder-suicide

The fatal stabbing of a man who once ran an underground music…

SF homicide victim remembered as ‘whimsical’ manager of 90s North Beach rock venue

Editor's note: Police on Wednesday reported that the suspect in Tom Guido's…

Defense calls sexual assault of 99-year-old woman a ‘misunderstanding’

A defense attorney for the man accused of sexually assaulting a 99-year-old…

Jeff Adachi sworn in to fifth term as SF public defender

Public Defender Jeff Adachi was sworn in to his fifth term in…

SF judges sworn in, vow to ‘dispense justice in a fair and impartial way’

The independence of the judiciary took center stage at a swearing-in ceremony…

SF police find homicide scene while searching building man jumped from

The death of a 58-year-old man who was found suffering from cuts…

Chinese nationals linked to fifth ‘blessing scam’ in San Francisco

Two women accused extorting cash and valuables from elderly Chinese women have…