Gun violence

A concerned mother is met by Miami-Dade police officers as she searched for her child after shots rang out during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration following the annual MLK parade in Liberty City. The shootings took place around 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, near Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. (Carl Juste/Miami Herald/TNS)

8 people shot during MLK Day celebration at Miami park

MIAMI — Gunfire erupted Monday afternoon in a Northwest Miami-Dade park, marring…

 

(Courtesy Bay City News)

Lt. Gov. Newsom announces 2016 ballot initiative to curb gun violence, strengthen gun laws

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a 2016 ballot initiative today that…

 

Lower Nob Hill stick up leaves man without cell, wallet or keys

A 33-year-old man was sitting in his car Monday night when someone…

 

Two shot in separate incidents Monday

Two men were shot and wounded in San Francisco Monday in incidents…

Gun violence prevention group holds day of action

Members of a group dedicated to preventing gun violence descended on Union…

Potrero Terrace housing projects. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER, 2011)

Man arrested in connection with Potrero Hill slaying Monday

A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday evening in connection with a slaying…

Potrero Terrace housing projects. (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER, 2011)

SF supervisors support establishing gun violence prevention task force

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2012 S.F. EXAMINERInformation about gun-buyback events will be sent out by the SFUSD in order to help families get weapons away from children.

SF Board of Education ready to take strong stance against violence

The San Francisco Unified School District is set to take its strongest…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2012 S.F. EXAMINERInformation about gun-buyback events will be sent out by the SFUSD in order to help families get weapons away from children.
Firearms should be stored in a safe

Laws dictate safe storage of guns in homes

This week's question comes from Tanya W. in South San Francisco, who…

Firearms should be stored in a safe
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney announced that his office will not file charges against the four SFPD officers who shot and killed Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Heights in March 2014.

Alejandro Nieto may have discharged his stun gun before being shot as many as 14 times

A San Francisco man who was shot and killed by San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco District Attorney announced that his office will not file charges against the four SFPD officers who shot and killed Alejandro Nieto in Bernal Heights in March 2014.
Mike Koozmin/S.f. examiner file photoShotSpotter technology helps police track where shootings occur.

Dispute over the use of PG&E poles for gunshot detectors continues

A dispute between San Francisco and PG&E over the use of the…

Mike Koozmin/S.f. examiner file photoShotSpotter technology helps police track where shootings occur.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTanesha Jackson weeps at her son’s funeral Tuesday morning. Jesse Edwards Jr.

Family mourns death of young man killed in Bayview violence

His young face appeared on white sweatshirts and long dresses. His name…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTanesha Jackson weeps at her son’s funeral Tuesday morning. Jesse Edwards Jr.
Firearms should be stored in a safe

2 kids are among 4 wounded in Oakland shooting

Police are searching for suspects following a shooting in broad daylight in…

Firearms should be stored in a safe
Getty Images file photoA teenager on Muni bus rumbling through the Portola district allegedly tried to stash his gun from police underneath a fellow passenger Monday.

Robber in Outer Mission was extra cruel

A man walking home in the Outer Mission last weekend got the…

Getty Images file photoA teenager on Muni bus rumbling through the Portola district allegedly tried to stash his gun from police underneath a fellow passenger Monday.