Crime

District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New Boudin recall effort seeks to reframe narrative

Local Democrats seeking to prevent the recall effort against District Attorney Chesa…

District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hotline for Mandarin, Cantonese speakers to simplify hate crime reporting

San Francisco Chinese community leaders on Friday announced a new hotline that…

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Police investigating afternoon shooting in Excelsior

San Francisco police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a man…

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Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A recall of District Attorney Chesa Boudin would not reduce crime in San Francisco

Issues of crime and punishment are among the hardest we deal with…

Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators march from Mission High School towards the San Francisco Police station on Valencia Street. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Vigil, march honors those killed by police

Deaths of Daunte Wright, Roger Allen and others prompt renewed calls for defunding

Demonstrators march from Mission High School towards the San Francisco Police station on Valencia Street. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal: Feds charge second former Recology executive with bribery

A second former Recology executive is facing charges for allegedly bribing ex-Public…

A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
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Confrontation ends in shooting near SF Civic Center

San Francisco police believe four young suspects were involved in the shooting…

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Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supporters march for SF man killed by Daly City police

Struggle over fake gun ends in shooting of 44-year-old Roger Allen, DA says

Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)

Wife of Redwood City man killed by police files federal lawsuit

Kristin Hart calls for city to improve its response to those suffering a mental health crisis

Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)
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SF daycare worker accused of sharing child sex abuse videos recorded at center

An employee at a San Francisco daycare center was arrested by the…

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Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Man acquitted of assault in attacks along Embarcadero

Defense attorneys argued suspect was suffering psychotic episode at time of alleged assaults

Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)

San Mateo County DA: SF man killed in struggle with Daly City police over fake gun

Lack of body cameras means no video evidence available in death of Roger Allen

A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)
People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD prepares for possible protests as Chauvin trial continues

Police to schedule community meetings, provide officers with crowd control training

People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
U.S. Attorney David Anderson in a file photo on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

The new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California must be independent

By Jim Reilly The new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of…

U.S. Attorney David Anderson in a file photo on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Asian Americans rise above the fear to find strength in the face of hate

By Evan Matthew Chan One month ago — Tuesday, March 16th —…

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Latest Breed nominee for Police Commission moves forward

Immigration attorney Jim Byrne clears Board of Supervisors committee

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Steven Carrillo was arrested June 6 on suspicion of fatally shooting a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy in Ben Lomond, California. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department/TNS)
Steven Carrillo was arrested June 6 on suspicion of fatally shooting a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy in Ben Lomond, California. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department/TNS)
The Public Defender’s Office released surveillance video footage on Thursday April 8, 2021 showing new details in a Civic Center attack that drew widespread media attention. (Courtesy photo)

Video shows suspect in attack on elderly Asians was beaten by multiple assailants moments earlier

New video released Wednesday by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office shows…

The Public Defender’s Office released surveillance video footage on Thursday April 8, 2021 showing new details in a Civic Center attack that drew widespread media attention. (Courtesy photo)
James Harbor appears in court after he was arrested on charges in the July 4th shooting death of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Murder case heads to trial over killing of 6-year-old Jace Young

Hearing reveals new details in ‘horrific’ Fourth of July shooting

James Harbor appears in court after he was arrested on charges in the July 4th shooting death of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police on Thursday released a sketch of what Arianna Fitts might look like as a 7-year-old. (Courtesy image)

Police release updated sketch of Arianna Fitts 5 years after she went missing

Five years after the remains of 32-year-old Nicole Fitts were found in…

San Francisco police on Thursday released a sketch of what Arianna Fitts might look like as a 7-year-old. (Courtesy image)