San Francisco District Attorney's Office

Courtesy of SFPDDwayne Whitaker

Man arrested in 2008 assaults, robberies of elderly San Franciscans sentenced to 439 years

A man arrested in 2008 for preying on elderly San Franciscans has…

Courtesy of SFPDDwayne Whitaker
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

DA’s office, community group release separate pedestrian-vehicle safety initiatives

In the wake of seven pedestrian deaths this year and April being…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Former SF firefighter back in court to face felony drunken driving charges

A former San Francisco firefighter accused of felony drunken driving charges is…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2008 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOGurbaksh Chahal

Internet mogul accused of domestic violence pleads guilty to two misdemeanors

The Internet mogul accused of dozens of counts of domestic violence pleaded…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2008 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOGurbaksh Chahal
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.

Muni driver accused of fraud pleads not guilty

The Muni driver accused of four counts of insurance fraud pleaded not…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.

Sacramento woman accused of defrauding Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund

A Sacramento woman was arrested and charged with 68 felonies for defrauding…

District Attorney’s Office to hold 10th annual Justice Awards

District Attorney George Gascón will recognize National Crime Victims' Rights Week by…

Muni bus driver charged with insurance fraud

A Muni bus driver was charged with four counts of insurance fraud…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer Supervisor Ed Jew was in court at the Hall of Justice today to turn himself in and begin his year sentence in County Jail on a perjury charge. However

Former Supervisor Ed Jew scores reduced sentence

Former Supervisor Ed Jew was back in court today, ostensibly to turn…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerFormer Supervisor Ed Jew was in court at the Hall of Justice today to turn himself in and begin his year sentence in County Jail on a perjury charge. However
MIKE KOOZMIN/2008 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOGurbaksh Chahal

Judge quashes video evidence in Internet mogul’s domestic violence case

The judge in the case of the multimillionaire Internet mogul accused of…

MIKE KOOZMIN/2008 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOGurbaksh Chahal
Mike Koozmin/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoGurbaksh Chahal

Internet mogul Gurbaksh Chahal back in court Monday

A multimillionaire Internet mogul accused of dozens of charges of domestic violence…

Mike Koozmin/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoGurbaksh Chahal
courtesy photoTech experts joined the San Francisco District Attorney's Office on July 18

State legislation aims to mandate smartphone kill switches

State legislation being unveiled Friday and aimed at reducing mobile-device thefts would…

courtesy photoTech experts joined the San Francisco District Attorney's Office on July 18

Two arrested in Bayview shooting charged by DA’s office

Two people arrested Monday related to a Bayview shooting were charged by…

Courtesy photoLarry Brinkin

Former city employee pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

A former San Francisco Human Rights Commission employee pleaded guilty today to…

Courtesy photoLarry Brinkin

Gag order hearing for assistant DA postponed

A hearing to decide whether to impose a gag order on a…

Woman receives life sentence for burning woman to death in Candlestick parking lot

The woman convicted in the brutal murder of a homeless woman who…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photo

Woman sentenced for fatal DUI hit and run on SF's Twin Peaks

A 24-year-old woman who fatally struck another woman while driving drunk near…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photo
Jennie Zhu plead not guilty in the crash that killed a 16-year-old boy.

Jennie Zhu charged with vehicular manslaughter in deadly September crash

The woman accused of causing a high-speed crash in September that killed…

Jennie Zhu plead not guilty in the crash that killed a 16-year-old boy.

SF police officer accused of DUI allegedly had blood-alcohol level three times legal limit

A San Francisco Police Department sergeant charged with driving under the influence…

AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver

City is right to target mental health issues to curb crime

Breaking the cycle of crime and criminal behavior in hard-hit portions of…

AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver