Crime

Harlan Kelly, head of the SFPUC and husband to City Administrator Naomi Kelly (right), faces federal charges for allegedly trading inside information on a city contract in return for a paid family vacation. (Courtesy photo)

Harlan Kelly, head of SFPUC, charged with fraud in widening Nuru scandal

Kelly accused of engaging in corrupt partnership with permit expediter

 

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Letter: Setting the record straight on the renegotiated police union contract

This letter was initially sent to the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday…

 

Supervisor Shamann Walton joined with community members to speak out against rising homicides, which have taken a heavy toll in the Bayview-Hunters Point in 2020. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F Examiner)

SF homicides surpass 2019 total with month left in year

Police attribute rise to COVID-19, shootings and deadly gang violence

 

A screenshot from SFPD body worn camera

New videos show police shooting man armed with knife, frying pan

Police say Antonio Estrada set fire to apartment building before shooting

A screenshot from SFPD body worn camera
Convicted murderer Scott Peterson is among the death row inmates that alleedly benefited from an unployment fraud scheme. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)

California has sent COVID-19 jobless benefits to death row inmates

By Anita Chabria, Patrick McGreevy and Richard Winton Los Angeles Times San…

Convicted murderer Scott Peterson is among the death row inmates that alleedly benefited from an unployment fraud scheme. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)
District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces charges against former SFPD Officer Christopher Samoyoa in the 2017 fatal shooting of Keita O’Neill at a press conference outside the Hall of Justice on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

DA Boudin charges fired SFPD officer with manslaughter over fatal shooting

Ex-Officer Christopher Samayoa to face criminal charges in killing of Keita O’Neil

District Attorney Chesa Boudin announces charges against former SFPD Officer Christopher Samoyoa in the 2017 fatal shooting of Keita O’Neill at a press conference outside the Hall of Justice on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Lamar Williams was a coach and security aide at Mission High School who used “sports as a vehicle to reach kids,” according those who knew him. (Courtesy Jennifer Friedenbach)
Lamar Williams was a coach and security aide at Mission High School who used “sports as a vehicle to reach kids,” according those who knew him. (Courtesy Jennifer Friedenbach)
San Francisco Police investigate an active shooter incident at 350 Rhode Island Street on Monday, May 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Men shot in Hunters Point double homicide

Victims identified as Lamar Williams, 38, and Demaree Hampton, 30

San Francisco Police investigate an active shooter incident at 350 Rhode Island Street on Monday, May 20, 2019. (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)

Police pursuit of robbery suspect ends with car crash into building

Stolen sedan, police unit collide during chase in Lower Haight

San Francisco Police make an arrest near Powell and Market streets on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A video shows police shooting a man on Market Street on Tuesday. <ins>(Screenshot courtesy jhonatittz via Instagram)</ins>

Video of SF police shooting shows man rushing officer with knife

Sources ID officers as Joseph Toomey and Ryan Thomson of Tenderloin Station

A video shows police shooting a man on Market Street on Tuesday. <ins>(Screenshot courtesy jhonatittz via Instagram)</ins>
A Recology truck is shown during a press conference across from San Francisco City Hall unveiling changes to the city's recyling program on Thursday, October 5th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal: Former Recology executive charged with bribery in scheme to benefit trash hauling company

Giusti accused of directing $1M in bribes to former Public Works head over several years

A Recology truck is shown during a press conference across from San Francisco City Hall unveiling changes to the city's recyling program on Thursday, October 5th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Protesters marched from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects the police union contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF supes vote to approve police contract without reform concessions

Deal would delay raises for officers in exchange for pay hikes later on

Protesters marched from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects the police union contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police cordoned off Market Street after 5 p.m. Tuesday following a shooting and reports of a fight near Powell Street. <ins>(S.F. Examiner)</ins>

SF police shoot man armed with knife on Market Street, sources say

Suspect involved in large fight, sheriff’s deputy deploys Taser

San Francisco police cordoned off Market Street after 5 p.m. Tuesday following a shooting and reports of a fight near Powell Street. <ins>(S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Courtesy SFPD

SFPD seeks suspect in hit and run of 90-year-old pedestrian

Woman clings to life after Diamond Heights collision

Courtesy SFPD
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man taken to SF hospital with life-threatening gunshot wound

Victim unable to provide details about shooting

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
About 50 protesters marched along Seventh Street from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects a proposed San Francisco Police Officers Association contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Protesters call out proposed contract deal with police union

A group of around 50 protesters rallied near the headquarters of the…

About 50 protesters marched along Seventh Street from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects a proposed San Francisco Police Officers Association contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney Chesa Boudin said prosecutors are carrying high caseloads due to a staffing shortage. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

‘Severe’ understaffing at DA’s office could harm cases

Boudin seeks approval from Breed to fill positions

District Attorney Chesa Boudin said prosecutors are carrying high caseloads due to a staffing shortage. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Arrests made in Halloween kidnapping of man bound, shot

Victim dumped on Bayshore Boulevard after being beaten, robbed

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Fourth suspect surrenders in fatal shooting of SF mother

A fourth suspect in the killing of a 33-year-old woman who was…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (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)

Four stabbed in SF over span of seven hours

Police investigating unrelated cases in various neighborhoods

San Francisco Police make an arrest near Powell and Market streets on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)