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A man dressed as a "creepy clown" is spotted on a 5-Fulton Muni bus September 30, 2016. (Photo Colleen Marriott Ivie)

‘Creepy clown’ spotted on Muni bus amid nationwide craze

They’re here. San Francisco appears to have its first “creepy clown” sighting,…

 

Darius Gilbert (Photo courtesy FBI)

SF man sentenced to three decades in prison for bank robberies

A San Francisco man known as a the “Clean Cut Bandit” was…

 

In this screenshot of a video released by the FBI, a bank robbery suspect is seen. (Courtesy FBI)

‘Dreaded Bandit’ bank robbery suspect arrested in SF

FBI officials said Monday the bank robbery suspect they refer to as…

 

In this screenshot of a video released by the FBI, a bank robbery suspect is seen. (Courtesy FBI)

FBI seeking ‘dreaded bandit’ involved in four Bay Area bank robberies

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information…

In this screenshot of a video released by the FBI, a bank robbery suspect is seen. (Courtesy FBI)
In this file photo combo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and FBI Director James. Comey. (AP Photo/File)

GOP to investigate FBI decision on Clinton emails

WASHINGTON — Angry House Republicans are announcing plans to investigate FBI Director…

In this file photo combo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and FBI Director James. Comey. (AP Photo/File)
In this file photo combo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and FBI Director James. Comey. (AP Photo/File)

FBI says it won’t recommend charges in Clinton email matter

WASHINGTON — The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for…

In this file photo combo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, and FBI Director James. Comey. (AP Photo/File)
This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  (MySpace via AP, File)

Feds: Orlando gunman planned to travel to SF Bay Area

The Orlando nightclub shooter was apparently planning to come to the San…

This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  (MySpace via AP, File)
Law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are seen at a news conference about the investigation Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Reward offered in 40-year-old California serial killer case

SACRAMENTO — Forty years ago, kids rode their bikes unsupervised through suburban…

Law enforcement drawings of a suspected serial killer believed to have committed at least 12 murders across California in the 1970's and 1980's are seen at a news conference about the investigation Wednesday in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
President Barack Obama, center, speaks to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday after getting briefed on the investigation of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando by FBI Director James Comey, right, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, left, and Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

On the FBI’s radar: Shooter had been investigated before

WASHINGTON — He didn't come out of nowhere. The Orlando shooter came…

President Barack Obama, center, speaks to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday after getting briefed on the investigation of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando by FBI Director James Comey, right, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, left, and Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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FBI asking for help locating serial bank robber

The FBI is asking for help finding a man who may have…

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Man accused of stealing FBI agent’s gun granted $50K bail

A man accused of stealing an FBI agent's gun in San Francisco…

Eddie Johnson, left, speaks after being sworn in as the new Chicago police superintendent in Chicago in April. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

US cities see unexplained rise in violent crimes this year

CHICAGO — Violent crimes — from homicides and rapes to robberies —…

Eddie Johnson, left, speaks after being sworn in as the new Chicago police superintendent in Chicago in April. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Authorities recover gun stolen from FBI agent’s car in SF

Law enforcement officials on Tuesday recovered a gun that was stolen from…

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FBI agent’s gun stolen from car is latest in string of such thefts

An FBI agent’s gun was stolen from a car last weekend in…

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SFPD Chief Greg Suhr speaks during a news conference at SFPD Headquarters in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 regarding new details in the missing persons case of 2-year-old Arianna Fitts and the murder of her mother, Nicole Fitts. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD renews pleas for help in finding missing toddler

In the weeks leading up to her killing, Nicole Fitts could not…

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr speaks during a news conference at SFPD Headquarters in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, May 18, 2016 regarding new details in the missing persons case of 2-year-old Arianna Fitts and the murder of her mother, Nicole Fitts. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
In a May 11, 2016 photo, emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 in Pittsburg. (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group via AP)

Authorities move to stop East Bay highway killings

A California city has moved to install surveillance cameras along a stretch…

In a May 11, 2016 photo, emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on westbound Highway 4 in Pittsburg. (Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group via AP)
Klandre Willie, left, and her mother, Jaycelyn Blackie, participate in a candlelight vigil Tuesday, for Ashlynne Mike at the San Juan Chapter House in Lower Fruitland, N.M.  (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP)

Affidavit reveals details of Navajo girl’s kidnapping death

SHIPROCK, N.M. — On the far side of a desert hilltop in…

Klandre Willie, left, and her mother, Jaycelyn Blackie, participate in a candlelight vigil Tuesday, for Ashlynne Mike at the San Juan Chapter House in Lower Fruitland, N.M.  (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP)
The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

FBI says it won’t disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

WASHINGTON — The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose…

The FBI said Wednesday that it will not publicly disclose the method that allowed it to break into a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, saying it lacks enough "technical information" about the software vulnerability that was exploited. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Federal Bureau of Investigation Executive Assistant Director for Science and Technology Amy Hess, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday before a House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on deciphering the debate over encryption. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

FBI: Using third parties to break encryption not only answer

WASHINGTON — The FBI is facing an increasing struggle to access readable…

Federal Bureau of Investigation Executive Assistant Director for Science and Technology Amy Hess, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday before a House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on deciphering the debate over encryption. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Last week’s Visitacion Valley homicide victim identified

The man shot in Visitacion Valley early April 1 — near the…