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Katlin Gallaread (Courtesy SFPD)

UPDATE: Missing teens located safe in East Bay

UPDATED Friday Feb. 26, 2021: Police announced shortly before 7 p.m. that…

Katlin Gallaread (Courtesy SFPD)
The California Supreme Court upheld a 2018 state law that bans most offenders under 16 from being tried as adults. (Bethany Mollenkof/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Most 14- and 15-year-olds cannot be tried as adults, California high court rules

Maura Dolan Los Angeles Times A law that barred most offenders under…

The California Supreme Court upheld a 2018 state law that bans most offenders under 16 from being tried as adults. (Bethany Mollenkof/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A state constitutional amendment would ban prison labor. (Shutterstock)

SF supervisors support move to end involuntary prison labor in California

San Francisco Supervisors threw their support Thursday behind Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA)…

A state constitutional amendment would ban prison labor. (Shutterstock)
San Francisco Police Officer Nicholas Buckley, pictured here in 2014, is now working out of Bayview Station. <ins>(Department of Police Accountability records)</ins>

SF police return officer to patrol despite false testimony

A San Francisco police officer accused of fabricating a reason for arresting…

San Francisco Police Officer Nicholas Buckley, pictured here in 2014, is now working out of Bayview Station. <ins>(Department of Police Accountability records)</ins>
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Former youth lacrosse coach arrested in child pornography case

A former youth lacrosse coach was arrested for possession of child pornography…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
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Man killed in South Market stabbing identified

The man killed at SoMa West skatepark earlier this week has been…

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

Man killed in South of Market stabbing

Police are investigating a stabbing that killed a 24-year-old man Monday night…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Chinatown leader garners support as Police Commission nominee

Larry Yee is a community fixture and telecommunications union organizer

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SF police search for missing 14-year-old girl

Police in San Francisco are seeking the public’s help in finding a…

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San Francisco Police Department officials say they can not make further cuts to the budget without layoffs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Police Commission rejects budget proposal to lay off 11 percent of officers

San Francisco’s Police Commission unanimously rejected a budget proposal late Wednesday that…

San Francisco Police Department officials say they can not make further cuts to the budget without layoffs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photo via Mark Guarino)

No foul play suspected in death of missing man

The search for Christopher Woitel, a computer programmer who has been missing…

Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photo via Mark Guarino)
Winnifred and Sean Fang (Courtesy photos)

Second suspect arrested in kidnapping case

Two children taken in stolen minivan were recovered safely

Winnifred and Sean Fang (Courtesy photos)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Shots fired after home invasion robbery in Visitacion Valley

A gunman fleeing the scene of a home invasion robbery opened fire…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Keith "Malik" Washington is editor of the San Francisco Bayview newspaper (Courtesy photo)

Documentary by Public Defender’s Office targets conditions at Tenderloin halfway house

Film is first created through project founded by late Public Defender Jeff Adachi

Keith "Malik" Washington is editor of the San Francisco Bayview newspaper (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco police are preparing for budget cuts afterMayor London Breed ordered all city departments to plan to lose 7.5 percent in general fund support. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF police consider laying off 11 percent of officers

San Francisco police are facing possible budget cuts that could result in…

San Francisco police are preparing for budget cuts afterMayor London Breed ordered all city departments to plan to lose 7.5 percent in general fund support. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photos)

Family reports missing man’s body found

Loved ones hired private investigator, launched search after Christopher Woitel disappeared

Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photos)
San Francisco Police made an arrest near the 200 block of Hyde Street in the Tenderloin on Feb. 14 (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspect arrested in assault of 83-year-old man in Tenderloin

San Francisco Police Department officers arrested 31-year-old Haskell Allen Sunday night on…

San Francisco Police made an arrest near the 200 block of Hyde Street in the Tenderloin on Feb. 14 (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A young boy holds a sign during the Love Our People, Heal Our Communities SF event hosted by Coalition for Community Safety and Justice at Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Attacks on Asian residents prompt calls for unity, increased resources for community

A large, diverse crowd of more than 200 people gathered at San…

A young boy holds a sign during the Love Our People, Heal Our Communities SF event hosted by Coalition for Community Safety and Justice at Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Flowers were placed at the scene of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run near Second and Mission streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Tragedy as teacher: curing injustice through accountability tracing

By Danielle Harris When tragedy strikes, we are scared and angry and…

Flowers were placed at the scene of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run near Second and Mission streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Police lights (Shutterstock)

Nearly a dozen injured in three shootings over holiday weekend

Outbreak of gunfire leaves several victims with life-threatening injuries

Police lights (Shutterstock)