Crime & Courts

Man in life-threatening condition following Mission shooting

A 39-year-old man who on Saturday reportedly tried to calm a heated…

Man stabbed while sleeping in tent under SF freeway

A man sleeping in a tent underneath a freeway overpass in South…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco probation chief Karen Fletcher says criminals in The City go to state prison at a lesser rate than others.

New SF probation chief brings decades of experience to position

San Francisco’s new probation chief, Karen Fletcher, sat down with The San…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco probation chief Karen Fletcher says criminals in The City go to state prison at a lesser rate than others.

Suspect arrested in assault on Muni driver in Mid-Market area

A suspect was taken into custody for allegedly beating up a Muni…

Three knife attacks usher in Memorial Day weekend

Three people were slashed or stabbed during the first two hours of…

Three Muni riders attacked, robbed in separate incident Saturday

Three people were robbed and wounded Saturday in separate incident while riding…

Two men arrested in connection with Bayview stabbing

A man was stabbed in the hand early Monday during an argument…

Courtesy SFPDLin Leong in her hospital bed

Elderly woman attacked on Mother's Day dies in hospital

An elderly woman struck across the head on Mother’s Day while exiting…

Courtesy SFPDLin Leong in her hospital bed

Group wields pepper spray in Fisherman’s Wharf robbery

Three tourists from Washington state were robbed near Fisherman’s Wharf in the…

Guns pulled in separate incidents in Western Addition and Bayview

Two men were robbed at gunpoint in unrelated incidents across The City…

Jogger robbed, slashed with knife by men in Crocker-Amazon

A man was on an early morning jog in Crocker-Amazon when three…

Man stabbed with knife during fight at UN Plaza

A 31-year-old man was stabbed in the back and chest Thursday evening…

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Repeat Zipcar thief at it again

An alleged repeat Zipcar thief – who is part of a wave…

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Courtesy SFPDThe Residents with their eyeball masks

The Residents' giant eyeball mask plucked from SF doorstep

One of the iconic eyeball masks worn by an avant garde band…

Courtesy SFPDThe Residents with their eyeball masks
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer SFPD Officer Reynaldo Vargas

Officer who testified against former partners in corruption trial gets lenient sentence of 12 months

A former San Francisco police officer who was a key witness in…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer SFPD Officer Reynaldo Vargas
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SF Police Commission Vice President Turman is reappointed

Police Commissioner Julius Turman was unanimously reappointed by the Board of Supervisors…

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Courtesy photoIPhone app Snooth allows users to both rate and locate wine in the surrounding area.

Mother's Day assault in Chinatown leaves elderly woman hospitalized

A 77-year-old woman spent Mother’s Day in the hospital when one of…

Courtesy photoIPhone app Snooth allows users to both rate and locate wine in the surrounding area.
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SFPD discipline cases get more transparent, but still leave out names

An officer allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old, another officer was convicted…

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Pregnant woman robbed, teen robbed then shot with BB gun in separate incidents

A pregnant woman and a 16-year old boy were both robbed then…

A San Francisco County sheriff's deputy stands outside the Felony Wing at San Francisco County Jail adjacent to the Hall of Justice. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF Sheriff's Department more diverse than SFPD

The City’s second largest law enforcement agency, the Sheriff’s Department, is far…

A San Francisco County sheriff's deputy stands outside the Felony Wing at San Francisco County Jail adjacent to the Hall of Justice. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)