Domestic Violence

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSupport: Eliana Lopez

Ethics Commission says Mirkarimi guilty of official misconduct on 2 of 6 charges

Mayor Ed Lee was correct in suspending Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi for bruising…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSupport: Eliana Lopez
Screenshot from "The Butch Factor"Vincent Calvarese

San Francisco sheriff's lieutenant suspected of domestic violence

A San Francisco sheriff’s lieutenant was arrested on domestic violence allegations at…

Screenshot from "The Butch Factor"Vincent Calvarese
S.F. Examiner File PhotoMayor Ed Lee is accused of lying under oath during suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's ethics proceedings when he said he did not discuss Mirkarimi's removal from office with any supervisors.

Mayor’s alleged perjury irrelevant to sheriff’s ethics proceedings, commission rules

It is irrelevant whether or not Mayor Ed Lee lied during his…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoMayor Ed Lee is accused of lying under oath during suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's ethics proceedings when he said he did not discuss Mirkarimi's removal from office with any supervisors.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEliana Lopez testifies at her husband's

Eliana Lopez testifies in Mirkarimi ethics hearing

Eliana Lopez, the wife of suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, briefly testified under…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerEliana Lopez testifies at her husband's

Woman pummeled with brass knuckles in attack

A woman was punched by brass knuckles-donning thugs as she was walking…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoAn accusation that Mayor Ed Lee perjured himself moments before his testimony was interrupted has stoked speculation that there was no bomb threat or that such a threat was conveniently seized upon to help the mayor.

Authorities waited 22 minutes to clear Mayor Ed Lee from City Hall after bomb threat

Few details have emerged yet about why San Francisco police abruptly interrupted…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoAn accusation that Mayor Ed Lee perjured himself moments before his testimony was interrupted has stoked speculation that there was no bomb threat or that such a threat was conveniently seized upon to help the mayor.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoEliana Lopez stands with her husband Ross Mirkarimi shortly after the Dec. 31 incident.

Alleged abuse cover-up crucial to proceedings

Whether suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is fit to remain one of San…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoEliana Lopez stands with her husband Ross Mirkarimi shortly after the Dec. 31 incident.
SF Examiner file photoRoss Mirkarimi

Mirkarimi ethics hearings off to a slow, raucous start

A packed, at times raucous, hearing Tuesday evening for the possible permanent…

SF Examiner file photoRoss Mirkarimi
s.f. examiner file photoNeighbors have accused Eliana Lopez and suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi of goading them to destroy video evidence in the couple's domestic violence case.

Mirkarimi’s wife fires back at neighbors over evidence claims

Neighbors have accused suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife, Eliana Lopez,…

s.f. examiner file photoNeighbors have accused Eliana Lopez and suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi of goading them to destroy video evidence in the couple's domestic violence case.
SF Examiner file photoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi was found guilty of two misconduct charges linked to an incident with wife Eliana Lopez

Mirkarimi jury pool quizzed on violence

Prospective jurors in Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence trial are being asked…

SF Examiner file photoSheriff Ross Mirkarimi was found guilty of two misconduct charges linked to an incident with wife Eliana Lopez
SF Examiner file photoEliana Lopez

San Francisco DA surprised by Eliana Lopez's request for immunity

Following reports that Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s wife, Eliana Lopez, sought immunity from…

SF Examiner file photoEliana Lopez
SF Examiner file photoSmall victory: A family law judge allowed Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi visitation rights with his son

Judge allows ‘grateful’ Mirkarimi to see son

A family law judge has granted Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi the right to…

SF Examiner file photoSmall victory: A family law judge allowed Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi visitation rights with his son
SF Examiner file photoOut: Wife Eliana Lopez has refused to testify against Ross Mirkarimi.

DA wants testimony from Sheriff Mirkarimi’s ex-girlfriend, neighbors

A jilted ex-girlfriend of Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is listed as one of…

SF Examiner file photoOut: Wife Eliana Lopez has refused to testify against Ross Mirkarimi.
Court records show Mirkarimi surrendered three handguns: A Sig Sauer P229

Charges force Mirkarimi to turn over firearms

Even though he’s now sheriff, it may surprise some that Ross Mirkarimi…

Court records show Mirkarimi surrendered three handguns: A Sig Sauer P229

Business as usual for Sheriff Mirkarimi as DA call looms

Despite an ongoing investigation and the possibility of domestic violence charges being…

AP file photoRoss Mirkarimi will be inaugurated as San Francisco sheriff Sunday.

SF Sheriff-elect Ross Mirkarimi investigated for possible domestic violence

Police are investigating a third-party report into a possible incident of domestic…

AP file photoRoss Mirkarimi will be inaugurated as San Francisco sheriff Sunday.

Topeka, Kansas decriminalizes domestic violence

DIM BULB: In a nasty dispute with its local county district attorney,…

Marin County sheriff’s deputy one of two dead after shooting near Petaluma

An off-duty Marin County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed early this…

Reports of domestic violence, child abuse up in San Francisco

In fiscal year 2007-08, there were 6,583 domestic-violence 911 calls and in…

Suspect fights, bites police before succumbing to arrest

The chase, the brawl, the scrapes, the ripped shirt, the bite wound…