Homicides

While the number of homicides in San Francisco is down, different neighborhoods see different results when it comes to solving homicides.(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Homicides may be down in SF, but their solution rates differ depending on where they occur

The number of homicides in San Francisco has been cut in half…

 

Aubrey Abrakasa Jr. (Photo courtesy SFPD)

SFPD asking for public’s help to solve decade-old murder

Nearly ten years after his death, homicide detectives are asking the public…

 

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 —…

 

Audrey Carey, left, and Kathryn Steinle. (Courtesy photos)

City experienced homicides rise in 2015

There are the familiar homicide cases that anyone who paid attention to…

Audrey Carey, left, and Kathryn Steinle. (Courtesy photos)
SF Examiner file photoCurrent numbers show blacks account for more than half of SF's homicide victims so far in 2015.

Blacks more than half of SF's homicide victims this year, numbers show

James Collins, a 53-year-old San Francisco resident, was gunned down by an…

SF Examiner file photoCurrent numbers show blacks account for more than half of SF's homicide victims so far in 2015.

Bloody weekend brings San Francisco’s homicide count to 35 this year

After a bloody weekend, The City’s homicide count now stands at 35…

Courtesy of SFPD/BCNLisa Heng was arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of 40-year-old Sausalito resident Matt Sheehan.

San Francisco sees two more homicides over weekend

Two more homicides were reported in San Francisco this past weekend, bringing…

Courtesy of SFPD/BCNLisa Heng was arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of 40-year-old Sausalito resident Matt Sheehan.

Police arrest brothers in connection with two recent SF homicides

Police arrested two brothers today in connection with two separate homicides that…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5

Marcus Spruell, 23, and Waynenard Aitemon Jr., 32, victims of recent SF homicides

The victims of two recent homicides were identified by the medical examiner's…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5

Police plan heavy patrols in Mission this weekend

The Mission district will swarm with more officers than usual this weekend…

Suspects sought in gun death

Police are searching for a number of suspects involved in the shooting…

Two convicted in separate S.F. homicides

Two murderers in two separate San Francisco homicide trials were convicted Wednesday,…