San Francisco Crime

Flurry of violent assaults reported in SF since Friday

Five violent assaults across The City since Friday are being investigated by…

San Francisco International Airport (Mike Koozmin/ 2013 S.F. Examiner)

SFO security screeners indicted on drug smuggling, fraud charges

A trio of security screeners were busted allegedly allowing undercover agents at…

San Francisco International Airport (Mike Koozmin/ 2013 S.F. Examiner)

Early morning dumpster fires in Union Square investigated as arsons

Dumpsters in Union Square were set aflame early Friday morning by an…

Kirsten Andereck (Courtesy SFPD)

Marina woman suspected of striking 2 boys while intoxicated to appear in court

The 30-year-old Marina woman suspected of striking two children in an SUV earlier…

Kirsten Andereck (Courtesy SFPD)
Fake market research Twitter accounts allegedly created by James Alan Craig to manipulate U.S. stocks (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)

Scottish man indicted in SF for allegedly using Twitter to manipulate stocks

With a pair of phony Twitter accounts and fewer than two dozen…

Fake market research Twitter accounts allegedly created by James Alan Craig to manipulate U.S. stocks (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)
A tactical team outside a critical incident at 24th and Mission streets Nov. 3, 2015 (courtesy photo).

Critical incident in Mission SRO shuts down busy intersection

A busy Mission district intersection is blocked off to traffic, due to…

A tactical team outside a critical incident at 24th and Mission streets Nov. 3, 2015 (courtesy photo).
Defendant Justin Howard looks on as Judge Samuel Feng goes over evidence with his defense and prosecutors Wednesday. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Jury finds man guilty of murder for 2014 drive-by shooting in the Mission

A Richmond resident charged with the murder of a man in a…

Defendant Justin Howard looks on as Judge Samuel Feng goes over evidence with his defense and prosecutors Wednesday. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Dream Team clothing store boarded up after fatal shooting Oct. 11, 2015 (SF Examiner / Michael Barba).

Two suspects arrested in SF killing of alleged burglary accomplice

Two Oakland residents were arrested by San Francisco police on suspicion of…

Dream Team clothing store boarded up after fatal shooting Oct. 11, 2015 (SF Examiner / Michael Barba).

Teenagers shot in apparent drive-by in Western Addition

An apparent drive-by on Fillmore Street in the Western Addition injured two…

Three arrested in connection with separate knife attacks across SF

Three women were arrested in connection with two separate knife attacks in…

Two brawls break out in Mission district over the weekend

Several young men were wounded in a pair of separate brawls in…

People in San Francisco's various neighborhoods walked the streets in full costume in anticipation of Halloween. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Halloween revelers warned by SFPD to keep things under wraps

The San Francisco Police Department wants YOU! to use common sense this…

People in San Francisco's various neighborhoods walked the streets in full costume in anticipation of Halloween. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Ridesharing driver carjacked in SF while picking up customer

A ridesharing driver and a passenger in the car were carjacked early…

UPDATE: Misunderstanding leads to deaf ridesharing driver suspected of kidnapping

UPDATE 3:34 P.M.: A woman who jumped out of her Lyft ride and…

Older man suffers brain injury during attack in Hallidie Plaza

A 59-year-old man suffered a traumatic brain injury when an argument with…

Robber stabs man who fought back in Visitacion Valley

A man who fought back during a robbery in Visitacion Valley was…

Banks robbed at Stonestown Galleria, in Chinatown

Two banks were robbed within a couple hours Monday in San Francisco,…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prosecutors will not seek death penalty in ‘Shrimp Boy’ trial

Federal prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against alleged…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

5 stabbed in multiple SF incidents since last Friday

Five stabbing victims were reported to police in San Francisco since last…

Battery victim taken off life support, marking SF’s 40th homicide

A 55-year-old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury during an assault…