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Man dies after assault in SF

A 52-year-old man who was assaulted in San Francisco last month became…

Man shot in head with paintball gun

Man shot in head with paintball gun

A 33-year-old man was shot in the head with a paintball gun…

Man shot in head with paintball gun
Naloxone, pictured, is a drug used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Overdose drug naloxone making an impact in SF as heroin use grows in visibility

It was an hour after midnight when two Mission District police officers…

Naloxone, pictured, is a drug used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Attorneys Pamela Price and Charles Bonner discuss Jasmine Abuslin’s release from a Florida jail during a news conference at Oakland City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Woman at center of Bay Area police sex scandal out of jail, returning to state

The life of a woman allegedly exploited by police officers across the…

Attorneys Pamela Price and Charles Bonner discuss Jasmine Abuslin’s release from a Florida jail during a news conference at Oakland City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Car burglaries citywide were down 18 percent year to date at the end of July, which has largely been attributed to a coordinated effort that focuses on serial offenders. (Courtesy photo)

Scourge of car burglaries leveling out, but still an issue in SF

He broke into cars from the Marina to the Mission. In one…

Car burglaries citywide were down 18 percent year to date at the end of July, which has largely been attributed to a coordinated effort that focuses on serial offenders. (Courtesy photo)
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Standing on ceremony

My 10-year-old daughter doesn’t stand during the national anthem at baseball games.…

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) greets players after taking a knee during the national anthem on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. (K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
The role that gender plays in instances of police violence is often overlooked. (Courtesy photo)

Gender glaringly absent in police violence debate

Every year in the Bay Area, an event called Urban Shield offers…

The role that gender plays in instances of police violence is often overlooked. (Courtesy photo)
Melissa Hafez holds a sign during a protest outside the San Francisco Police Officers Association in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, August 31, 2016 held by the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition and other local groups standing behind 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Kaepernick’s national anthem stance fuels local dispute over SF police

Two unlikely issues crossed paths this week in San Francisco: a football…

Melissa Hafez holds a sign during a protest outside the San Francisco Police Officers Association in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, August 31, 2016 held by the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition and other local groups standing behind 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the national anthem. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man seriously wounded in stabbing near Dolores Park

A man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was chased down and stabbed…

One injured, three arrested in SF restaurant robbery

One person was injured in a robbery of a Bayview District restaurant…

Five Japanese and Greek antiques were stolen from a San Francisco shop earlier this month. (Courtesy SFPD)

Antiques snatched from another SF shop

For at least the second time this month, thieves made off with…

Five Japanese and Greek antiques were stolen from a San Francisco shop earlier this month. (Courtesy SFPD)
An art installation by Shimon Attie, “Spiral of Gratitude,” honors fallen San Francisco police officers inside the Public Safety Building. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Chief search turns SFPD inside out

With just over a week until the Aug. 31 deadline closes for…

An art installation by Shimon Attie, “Spiral of Gratitude,” honors fallen San Francisco police officers inside the Public Safety Building. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Man critically injured in stabbing at BART station in SF

A man was critically injured in a stabbing at the Civic Center…

Random attack of woman near Lafayette Park caught on video

Random attack of woman near Lafayette Park caught on video

A 52-year-old woman was beaten by a man for no apparent reason…

Random attack of woman near Lafayette Park caught on video
Crews investigate the scene where a taxi cab crashed into a public toilet and shoeshine stand leaving three people with life threatening injuries on Market Street near Sutter and Sansome streets Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Taxi driver may have suffered medical issue before Market Street crash

A taxi driver who injured two pedestrians when he crashed into a…

Crews investigate the scene where a taxi cab crashed into a public toilet and shoeshine stand leaving three people with life threatening injuries on Market Street near Sutter and Sansome streets Tuesday, August 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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)
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…

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)
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…

Aubrey Abrakasa Jr. (Photo courtesy SFPD)
Major crimes continue to decline citywide, except for homicides

Major crimes continue to decline citywide, except for homicides

Most violent and property crimes — excluding homicides — continued on a…

Major crimes continue to decline citywide, except for homicides
(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

First-of-its-kind data release shows racial disparities in SFPD’s arrests, use of force

San Francisco police pull their guns, strike and use physical controls against…

(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)