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Pier 14 homicide reaction: Study unsupportive of ‘immigrants as criminals’ narrative

As the media and politicians spin the killing of Kathryn Steinle into…

Motive still unclear in Embarcadero shooting death of 32-year-old woman

Kathryn Steinle began Wednesday evening having dinner with her father and a…

1 of 2 escaped prisoners shot and killed

MALONE, N.Y. — One of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen…

SF Rec and Park to beef up park patrol unit as sleeping, camping citations soar

San Francisco is beefing up the Recreation and Park Department’s park patrol…

SF Supes vote 6-5 to boost police officers beyond charter mandate

San Francisco has set the stage to make an even greater investment…

Study calls for an end to criminalizing the homeless

To read the homeless study, click here Political disputes over controversial laws,…

Bay Area cities prepare for mayhem if Warriors win NBA Finals

With the Golden State Warriors on the brink of their first NBA…

SF police staffing up for discussion

The call by officials in City Hall to permanently increase the number…

SF police staffing up for discussion

The call by officials in City Hall to permanently increase the number…

SF mayor to unveil $8.9 billion budget proposal

Mayor Ed Lee’s expected to unveil an $8.9 billion city budget today…

Obama restricts police military gear, says it can alienate

President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to…

San Jose police officer fatally shot, suspect found dead

Police this morning are trying to piece together the events that led…

Obama: Ferguson report exposed racially biased system

The police situation in Ferguson, Missouri, was "oppressive and abusive," President Barack…

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for police to make changes

President Barack Obama said Monday the deaths of unarmed black men in…

Black lives matter protesters demand $70,000 restitution, criminal charges dropped

A public-relations bus ride by BART the board of directors meant to…

Homeless advocates cry foul over BART anti-sleeping crackdown

The BART police crackdown on people sleeping in the common areas of…

South SF police search for owner of Japanese pistols recovered from felon

South San Francisco police are searching for the owner of three collectable…

East Palo Alto appoints new interim police chief

For the second time in 10 years, the city of East Palo…

K-9 dog helps police collar theft suspect

A San Mateo police dog named Hero apprehended his first suspect after…

Honduran police accused as death squads

At least five times in the last few months, members of a…