San Francisco Crime

Gunman pulls handgun from backpack, shoots teen near Union Square

A 19-year-old man was shot in the hip on Powell Street Friday…

Man riding wheelchair attacked, robbed on Market Street

A 38-year-old man was elbowed in the head and robbed Thursday afternoon…

Teens caught wielding airsoft gun in Financial District robbery

Two teens are suspected of robbing a 23-year-old man with an airsoft…

Man allegedly beats deaf woman at SoMa gas station

A 43-year-old man assaulted a deaf woman at a South of Market…

‘Prolific’ robbery suspect arrested in Richmond district, police say

A 21-year-old man suspected of committing a series of robberies in the…

One of three suspects in a pair of San Francisco blessing scams from October 2014. (Courtesy SFPD)

Admitted blessing scammer extradited to SF from NYC to face charges

A 61-year-old woman who admitted in New York City court to scamming…

One of three suspects in a pair of San Francisco blessing scams from October 2014. (Courtesy SFPD)
SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, flanked by Police Commission President Suzy Loftus and Police Commisioner Sonya Melara, addressed the crowd at a town hall meeting, Monday October 19, 2015, going over the details of a police involved shooting where a police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets on Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New details emerge in fatal Mid Market police shooting

Herbert Benitez and his mother were at San Francisco’s Main Library last…

SFPD Chief Greg Suhr, flanked by Police Commission President Suzy Loftus and Police Commisioner Sonya Melara, addressed the crowd at a town hall meeting, Monday October 19, 2015, going over the details of a police involved shooting where a police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets on Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Elderly woman dragged by minivan suffers brain injuries

A 65-year-old woman’s skull was fractured when she was dragged from the…

Gunfire strikes one inside Mission gambling den

A man was shot inside an illegal gambling den in the Mission…

Man stabbed in the chest in Mission district

A 38-year-old man was stabbed in the chest early Monday in the…

Duane Ackerman, 50, was arrested Oct. 8 after his Sunset home was searched and child porn was discovered inside. (Courtesy SFPD)

SF man arrested for child porn possession pleads not guilty

A San Francisco man arrested last week for allegedly possessing child pornography…

Duane Ackerman, 50, was arrested Oct. 8 after his Sunset home was searched and child porn was discovered inside. (Courtesy SFPD)
A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed in police shooting identified by Medical Examiner

The man shot and killed by San Francisco police Thursday afternoon near…

A San Francisco Medical Examiner's employee arives shortly after a San Francisco police sergeant shot and killed a male suspect who allegedly tried to grab a gun from another officer near 8th and Market streets Thursday, October 15, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Video footage appearing to show Carlos Argueta with his messenger bag and Pascal Krummenacher with his brown backpack the night of Sept 3., 2015, when James "Rick" Thomas was fatally stabbed. Both men have since been charged with murder. (Courtesy photo).

Tenant rights attorney denied reduced bail in homicide case

Despite the outpouring of support for a tenant rights attorney charged with…

Video footage appearing to show Carlos Argueta with his messenger bag and Pascal Krummenacher with his brown backpack the night of Sept 3., 2015, when James "Rick" Thomas was fatally stabbed. Both men have since been charged with murder. (Courtesy photo).

FBI: 6 minors rescued, 8 suspected pimps arrested in Bay Area human trafficking sting

Six minors were rescued and eight suspected pimps were arrested last week…

Gunshot victim drives himself to hospital after Bayview shooting

A 23-year-old man drove himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound…

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

‘Shrimp Boy’ trial to start Nov. 2 despite new charges to come

Despite expected new charges in the racketeering case against Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
From left, Sean Michael Angold, 24, Lila Scott Alligood, 18, and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23,  were booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Murder warrants and will be arraigned on Friday, Oct. 9, in Multnomah County Court. (Courtesy Portland Police Bureau)

Arraignment postponed in case of trio accused of Marin County, Golden Gate Park slayings

A Marin County Superior Court judge Wednesday granted a defense request to…

From left, Sean Michael Angold, 24, Lila Scott Alligood, 18, and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23,  were booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Murder warrants and will be arraigned on Friday, Oct. 9, in Multnomah County Court. (Courtesy Portland Police Bureau)
San Francisco Community College District Police vehicles parked outside of the Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library at CCSF Tuesday, October 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: One arrested in connection with armed altercation at CCSF library

A 21-year-old City College of San Francisco student was arrested this morning…

San Francisco Community College District Police vehicles parked outside of the Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library at CCSF Tuesday, October 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)

Chow to face charges for murder solicitation

The federal government plans to charge Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow for allegedly…

Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)

Girl, 9, almost kidnapped while walking to school in Bayview

A 9-year-old girl was walking to school in Bayview one morning last…