Crime

Eight people were killed Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in shootings at massage parlors across the Atlanta area. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Man captured in Atlanta-area spa shootings is suspected of killing 8 people at 3 locations

Henri Hollis, Shaddi Abusaid and Alexis Stevens The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A man…

Eight people were killed Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in shootings at massage parlors across the Atlanta area. (Dreamstime/TNS)
A teen and two others allegedly robbed a 75-year-old woman of her keys and wallet after she parked her car in the lot of a Safeway in the Richmond District. (Shutterstock)

Teen girl busted in botched carjacking outside Safeway

A teenage girl has been arrested in connection with a violent carjacking…

A teen and two others allegedly robbed a 75-year-old woman of her keys and wallet after she parked her car in the lot of a Safeway in the Richmond District. (Shutterstock)
San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspects arrested and released in Bayview homicide

San Francisco police have arrested a man and a woman in connection…

San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Suspects arrested in assault on Uber driver

Arna Kimiai, 24, the second suspect in the March 7 aggravated assault…

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Man dies after police responding to burglary find him stuck between two buildings

A 50-year-old man died after San Francisco police responded Tuesday night to…

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This heat map shows the locations of homicides and shootings in San Francisco from 2017 to mid-2020 (via Police Commission records)

Analysis links 12 groups and gangs to most of SF’s gun violence

A new analysis of crime in San Francisco has found just a…

This heat map shows the locations of homicides and shootings in San Francisco from 2017 to mid-2020 (via Police Commission records)
Traffic flows along the western span of the Bay Bridge toward San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man critically injured in Bay Bridge shooting

A shooting on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge left a…

Traffic flows along the western span of the Bay Bridge toward San Francisco from Yerba Buena Island on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A four-alarm fire at Mission and 22nd streets in December 2015 killed one man and displaced dozens of others. (Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Man who certified alarms that failed in fatal Mission District fire faces felony charges

Tommy Jue accused of posing as a licensed contractor, falsifying documents

A four-alarm fire at Mission and 22nd streets in December 2015 killed one man and displaced dozens of others. (Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Cars head past the intersection of Lake Merced Boulevard and Higuera Avenue on Friday Feb. 5, 2021, the scene of a multi-car crash where Sheria Musyoka was killed on Thursday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA says speeding is a ‘challenge’ near Lake Merced

Supervisor Myrna Melgar calls for safety improvements to deadly area

Cars head past the intersection of Lake Merced Boulevard and Higuera Avenue on Friday Feb. 5, 2021, the scene of a multi-car crash where Sheria Musyoka was killed on Thursday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sandra Zuniga, right, pictured with Mayor London Breed during a walking tour in 2018, faces up to 20 years in prison and a possible $500,000 fine for her role in the City Hall corruption scandal.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Nuru scandal: Ex-official Sandra Zuniga to plead guilty, cooperate with feds

Former city official Sandra Zuniga has agreed to become the latest defendant…

Sandra Zuniga, right, pictured with Mayor London Breed during a walking tour in 2018, faces up to 20 years in prison and a possible $500,000 fine for her role in the City Hall corruption scandal.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A bicyclist was seriously injured on Monday, March 8, 2021 in a collision at JFK and Kezar drives. (Courtesy Google)

Woman seriously injured in bicycle collision with vehicle in Golden Gate Park

A 30-year-old woman on a bicycle suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision…

A bicyclist was seriously injured on Monday, March 8, 2021 in a collision at JFK and Kezar drives. (Courtesy Google)
Larry Yee’s appointment to the Police Commission was confirmed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. (Courtesy Mayor’s Office)

Police Commission nominee clears supes as second hopeful named

Oversight panel has been short members for nearly a year

Larry Yee’s appointment to the Police Commission was confirmed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. (Courtesy Mayor’s Office)
Derick Almena (Courtesy photo)

Ghost Ship defendant Almena to serve remainder of sentence in home confinement

The master tenant of the Ghost Ship warehouse that caught fire and…

Derick Almena (Courtesy photo)
At a rally in February, Monthanus Ratanapakdee, left, and Eric Lawson remember Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai man who died after he was pushed to the pavement in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Examiner file photo)

The criminal justice system can’t fix what’s wrong in our community

My 87-year-old mother walks gingerly, slowly, deliberately, one step in front of…

At a rally in February, Monthanus Ratanapakdee, left, and Eric Lawson remember Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old Thai man who died after he was pushed to the pavement in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Examiner file photo)
San Francisco police are looking for this truck, which they say may have been involved in a fatal collision in the Outer Mission. (Courtesy SFPD)

Police seeking truck in collision that killed elderly pedestrian Tuesday

Police in San Francisco are asking the public for help finding a…

San Francisco police are looking for this truck, which they say may have been involved in a fatal collision in the Outer Mission. (Courtesy SFPD)
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SF orders COVID-19 testing for jail workers after outbreak among sheriff staff

San Francisco health officials are ordering mandatory COVID-19 testing for anyone working…

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Recology executives have acknowledged overcharging city ratepayers. (Mira Laing/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Recology to repay customers $95M in overcharged garbage fees, city attorney says

San Francisco’s waste management company, Recology, has agreed to repay its customers…

Recology executives have acknowledged overcharging city ratepayers. (Mira Laing/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police traffic officers are looking into the death of a pedestrian who apparently was struck as she was crossing the street. (Courtesy photo)

Elderly woman struck and killed by driver of vehicle

Preliminary investigation suggests driver hit her while she was in the street, according to SFPD

San Francisco police traffic officers are looking into the death of a pedestrian who apparently was struck as she was crossing the street. (Courtesy photo)
Charles Joseph, who is represented by the San Francisco Public Defender’s office, is facing deportation to Fiji. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>

Giving immigrants a second chance after incarceration

Legislation would allow some faced with deportation a chance to challenge their old convictions

Charles Joseph, who is represented by the San Francisco Public Defender’s office, is facing deportation to Fiji. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>
The San Francisco Police Department released body camera footage of the alleged assault on Dacari Spiers. (Via SFPD Body Cam)

SF police officer to stand trial for assault over baton beating

A San Francisco police officer who prosecutors say unnecessarily beat a man…

The San Francisco Police Department released body camera footage of the alleged assault on Dacari Spiers. (Via SFPD Body Cam)