Crime

Armed police or unarmed ambassadors? BART weighs conflicting visions for passenger safety

Agency’s proposed annual budget includes $2 million more for police, $500k more for fare inspectors

New public defender picks up battle against overzealous prosecutors in honor of Adachi

Manohar Raju pushes for bill to reduce overcharging in felony cases

Official claims Breed asked her to resign amid debate over closing juvenile hall

Juvenile Probation Commission President Rebecca Woodson said she resigned at mayor’s request

Proposal to shut down juvenile hall draws show of support

Mayor, some black community leaders not yet sold on proposal

Man runs down bicyclist with his car in Pacific Heights

Police said the suspect had argued with the victim before the alleged attack

Possible pipe bomb explodes at Tenderloin bus stop

The device went off on the 500 block of Leavenworth Street

Cost to move city agencies out of Hall of Justice going up

Office space leases part of long term replacement plans that include land purchase next to courthouse

With Hennessy retiring, Miyamoto jumps into SF sheriff’s race

The chief deputy sheriff is the first major candidate in the running

$25k reward offered in unsolved Oceanview homicide case

Keron Lamotte, 22, was shot on October 7, 2016

Passengers injured in separate attacks on Muni over the weekend

A 23-year-old man was injured riding Muni Friday when another passenger twisted…

Fatal street-racing collision near Highway 101 topped off deadly week in SF

A street-racing collision that killed a woman near an entrance to Highway…

Third suspect arrested in ‘blessing scam’ targeting elderly Chinese women

A third suspect involved in a “blessing” scam that targeted elderly Chinese…

Suspect in SF sword attack appears in court

Leor Bergland allegedly slashed Berkeley man who tried to remove his “Make America Great Again” hat

MAGA-hat wearing suspect who allegedly slashed man with sword arrested

Leor Bergland, 30, has been booked on suspicion of attempted murder

71-year-old man seriously injured after being punched in the Excelsior

An elderly man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a younger man…

SFPD to release secret police shooting, misconduct records as early as next Monday

The documents will be disclosed under a new state transparency law

Church of Eight Wheels founder beset by attacks, conspiracy theories after stabbing outside venue

The founder of the Church of Eight Wheels has become the center…

Years after FBI probe, SF pay-to-play case ends in plea deals

The corruption scandal emerged from an investigation into organized crime in Chinatown

14-year-old girl dies after being struck by car near Lake Merced

A 14-year-old girl who was struck by a driver in mid-March on…

BART’s first Latino chief of police will retire next month

Carlos Rojas, BART’s first Latino chief of police, will retire May 6th,…