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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)
Officers at the Police Academy are now learning about body cameras from an officer involved in the highly publicized “Fajitagate” scandal in 2002. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Officer in ‘Fajitagate’ scandal now trains police on body cameras

More than a decade ago, three San Francisco police officers got into…

Officers at the Police Academy are now learning about body cameras from an officer involved in the highly publicized “Fajitagate” scandal in 2002. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Bayview District. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)

Police, pollution choking lives in the Bayview

Last December, police shot Mario Woods, a black man carrying a kitchen…

The Bayview District. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)

Designer handbags stolen in Cow Hollow heist

Police are looking for five men between ages 18 and 25 who…

Second suspect arrested for Mission District fatal stabbing

A second suspect has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection…

2 USF students attacked on campus, suspects remain at large

University of San Francisco officials say two students were assaulted and robbed…

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)

Scoop: LiLo asks for speculation on her personal life to halt

Note to Lindsay Lohan: Good luck if you think your request for…

Lindsay Lohan (pictured in a makeup-free selfie earlier this year) is asking the public to respect her privacy following an alleged outburst in London that drew police to her door. (Courtesy Instagram)
Officers stand outside a home as they negotiate with a 13-year-old autistic boy armed with a knife near the 200 block of Cumberland Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD involved in standoff with autistic boy armed with knife

San Francisco police Tuesday morning remained at the scene of a standoff…

Officers stand outside a home as they negotiate with a 13-year-old autistic boy armed with a knife near the 200 block of Cumberland Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus, flanked by former Polce Chief Greg Suhr, speaks during a town hall meeting about a fatal police shooting on Oct. 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Police Commission President Suzy Loftus: Reformer or politician?

Suzy Loftus leaned forward in her chair on a recent afternoon in…

San Francisco Police Commission President Suzy Loftus, flanked by former Polce Chief Greg Suhr, speaks during a town hall meeting about a fatal police shooting on Oct. 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Just because a passenger has luggage, doesn’t necessarily mean they’re headed to the airport. (Courtesy photo)

Being at the right place at the right time

It’s a quiet night. I’m close to my nut, but still in…

Just because a passenger has luggage, doesn’t necessarily mean they’re headed to the airport. (Courtesy photo)
Family members of Luis Gongora, a homeless man killed by San Francisco police in April, sit on the steps of City Hall during a rally on Tuesday held by the Justice for Amilcar Perez-Lopez Coalition to demand that officers be punished for their involvement in shootings. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Community activists unite to demand police accountability

Communities came together at City Hall on Tuesday to speak for the…

Family members of Luis Gongora, a homeless man killed by San Francisco police in April, sit on the steps of City Hall during a rally on Tuesday held by the Justice for Amilcar Perez-Lopez Coalition to demand that officers be punished for their involvement in shootings. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man who allegedly threatened SFPD chief on social media booked into jail

A man who allegedly posted a threat on social media against the…

Celeste Guap, a former underage sex worker who claims she had sex at the age of 17 with multiple police officers in the East Bay, has reportedly had contact with multiple officers in the San Francisco Police Department. (Left: Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner; Right: Courtesy photo)

SF police investigating second officer for link to Oakland sex trafficking scandal

A San Francisco police officer under investigation for possible connections to an…

Celeste Guap, a former underage sex worker who claims she had sex at the age of 17 with multiple police officers in the East Bay, has reportedly had contact with multiple officers in the San Francisco Police Department. (Left: Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner; Right: Courtesy photo)
Community members hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting on April 13 in response to the fatal police shooting of Luis Gongora. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD officer involved in fatal shooting reassigned from reforms bureau

A San Francisco police officer involved in the recent fatal shooting of…

Community members hold signs in protest during a Town Hall meeting on April 13 in response to the fatal police shooting of Luis Gongora. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police find no evidence of shooting near SF theater

Police canvassed the area near a small theater in the Mission District…