Defense Attorney Requested Psychiatric Care for Inmate Prior to Apparent Suicide
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Defense Attorney Requested Psychiatric Care for Inmate Prior to Apparent Suicide

A 50-year-old San Francisco man who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday while incarcerated in San Francisco County Jail was in psychiatric crisis and needed…

Two Men Injured in Attack Near Alamo Square Park
Crime

Two Men Injured in Attack Near Alamo Square Park

Two men were seriously injured on Thursday night when two male suspects assaulted them with a blunt object and a knife near San Francisco’s Alamo…

Weekend Watch: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Vacation
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Weekend Watch: Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation and Vacation

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation Tom Cruise grapples a plane and other assorted, boisterous stunts in the fifth film in the Mission: Impossible franchise. Jeremy Renner,…

$5M Bail Set for Silver Terrace Homicide Suspect
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$5M Bail Set for Silver Terrace Homicide Suspect

A man suspected of fatally shooting a 43-year-old woman inside a home in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood early Saturday morning is in custody with…

Man Who Died in Custody Wanted in Sonoma County Assault on Elderly Victim
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Man Who Died in Custody Wanted in Sonoma County Assault on Elderly Victim

A man who died in police custody in San Francisco’s Marina District this morning after allegedly fleeing a crash was being sought in connection with…

Appeals Court Dismisses City’s Lawsuit Against Federal Pipeline Safety Agency
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Appeals Court Dismisses City’s Lawsuit Against Federal Pipeline Safety Agency

A U.S. appeals court today dismissed a lawsuit in which the city of San Francisco claimed a federal pipeline safety agency failed to enforce safety…

Man Shot in Leg at Potrero Terrace Housing Complex
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Man Shot in Leg at Potrero Terrace Housing Complex

A man was shot in the leg early this morning at the Potrero Terrace public housing complex in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, police said….

Eight Immigrant Advocate Protestors Arrested in Senator Feinstein’s Office
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Eight Immigrant Advocate Protestors Arrested in Senator Feinstein’s Office

Eight people who chained themselves together in the lobby of Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office this afternoon have been arrested, event organizers said. Luis…

Cyclists Organize “Wiggle Stop-In” to Protest SFPD Crackdown
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Cyclists Organize “Wiggle Stop-In” to Protest SFPD Crackdown

A mass of bicyclists blocked traffic during the first-ever “wiggle stop-in” on the popular bike route in San Francisco’s Lower Haight and Duboce Triangle neighborhoods…

Inmate Who Died in Apparent Suicide Was in Custody for Alleged Violation of Stay-Away Order
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Inmate Who Died in Apparent Suicide Was in Custody for Alleged Violation of Stay-Away Order

A 50-year-old San Francisco man who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday while incarcerated in San Francisco County Jail had been arrested three days earlier…

One Person Dead, Two Offices Injured in Incident on Lombard Street
Crime

One Person Dead, Two Offices Injured in Incident on Lombard Street

One person is dead and two San Francisco police officers were injured in the city’s Marina District early this morning, fire officials and an employee…

Air District Board Approves $20M for Caltrain Electrification Project
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Air District Board Approves $20M for Caltrain Electrification Project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and…

City to Pay $20K Settlement to Bicyclist Arrested in 2013

San Francisco agreed to pay $20,000 this week to a bicyclist who sued the city over police use of force during a 2013 arrest that…

Pit Bull Shot After Charging SFPD Officers Recovering From Wound
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Pit Bull Shot After Charging SFPD Officers Recovering From Wound

A 3-year-old pit bull that was shot and injured when he charged at two police officers near San Francisco’s United Nations Plaza on Monday evening…

Jail Inmate Dies in Apparent Suicide
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Jail Inmate Dies in Apparent Suicide

An inmate in the San Francisco County Jail died Tuesday evening in an apparent suicide, Sheriff’s Department officials said today. Sheriff’s Department officials identified the…

Mayor Lee Signs No-Cut City Budget, Increasing City Services
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Mayor Lee Signs No-Cut City Budget, Increasing City Services

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors gathered at City Hall today for the signing of a no-cut budget that…

Off-Duty Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Detains Stabbing Suspect Near AT&T Park
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Off-Duty Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy Detains Stabbing Suspect Near AT&T Park

An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team’s law enforcement appreciation…

US Attorney Melinda Haag Leaving Post September 1
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US Attorney Melinda Haag Leaving Post September 1

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of Northern California announced in San Francisco today that she is leaving her post on Sept. 1. Haag, who was appointed…

Woman Shot Near Homeless Encampment Beneath Highway 101
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Woman Shot Near Homeless Encampment Beneath Highway 101

A woman was shot in the thigh Tuesday evening near a homeless encampment beneath a U.S. Highway 101 overpass in San Francisco, a police spokeswoman…

Church Sues Nonprofit to Halt Proposed Sale of Affordable Housing
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Church Sues Nonprofit to Halt Proposed Sale of Affordable Housing

A San Francisco church today filed suit against a nonprofit it founded to halt the proposed sale of a Western Addition building housing mostly Section…

SFFD Extinguish Two Small Fires at Golden Eagle Hotel in Telegraph Hill
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SFFD Extinguish Two Small Fires at Golden Eagle Hotel in Telegraph Hill

San Francisco firefighters responded to the Golden Eagle Hotel in the city’s Telegraph Hill neighborhood twice this afternoon to extinguish small fires, a fire spokeswoman…

Store Manager Chases Robbery Suspect Prior to SFPD Making Arrest
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Store Manager Chases Robbery Suspect Prior to SFPD Making Arrest

The manager of a store that was robbed in San Francisco’s Mission District neighborhood on Monday night allegedly chased after an armed suspect prior to…

New Allegations in Lawsuit Against Port Commissioner Allege Pattern of Violations
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New Allegations in Lawsuit Against Port Commissioner Allege Pattern of Violations

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office today added new allegations to a civil suit against a San Francisco Port Commission member accused of violating city…

Supes Expect New In-Law Units to Bolster Rent-Controlled Housing Stock
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Supes Expect New In-Law Units to Bolster Rent-Controlled Housing Stock

Garages, storage areas, basements and other underutilized spaces in District 3 and District 8 of San Francisco just got the green light from the San…

SFO International Terminal Reopens, Unattended Suitcase Cleared
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SFO International Terminal Reopens, Unattended Suitcase Cleared

San Francisco International Airport’s International Terminal has reopened this afternoon after an unattended suitcase briefly prompted part of the terminal to close, as well as…

Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued for Wednesday
Bay Area

Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued for Wednesday

Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air day. It is the second…

Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Faces New Weapons Charge
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Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Faces New Weapons Charge

San Francisco prosecutors today added a new weapons charge against a Mexican national accused of killing a 32-year-old woman at Pier 14 earlier this month…

Coast Guard Rescues Man From Sinking Boat Near Treasure Island
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Coast Guard Rescues Man From Sinking Boat Near Treasure Island

The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday evening from a sinking sailing boat near Treasure Island. At 6:29 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco…

Woman Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle
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Woman Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in a collision that left a female pedestrian with serious injuries in San Francisco’s Potrero…

Officer Shoots Dog That Charged at Police
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Officer Shoots Dog That Charged at Police

An officer shot a dog Monday evening when the dog began charging at two officers near the United Nations Plaza. Around 6:44 p.m., officers in…

Bayview Shooting Victim Drives Himself to Hospital, Uncooperative with Investigators
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Bayview Shooting Victim Drives Himself to Hospital, Uncooperative with Investigators

A man who was shot in the back early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Bayview District is refusing to cooperate with the police investigation, police…

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to State Shark Fin Ban
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Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to State Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco for a second time today rejected a challenge by two Asian-American groups to a California law that bans…

BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested
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BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested

A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco, according to BART officials….

Bicyclist Suffers Serious Injuries, Crashes Into Car in Dolores Heights
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Bicyclist Suffers Serious Injuries, Crashes Into Car in Dolores Heights

A bicyclist suffered serious injuries when he struck a car in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said today. At about 7…

Search Continues for Missing SF Teacher
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Search Continues for Missing SF Teacher

The search for a San Francisco teacher who went missing 10 days ago while dirt bike riding in El Dorado County is still underway with…

UCSF Says Support of Warriors Arena Dependent on Traffic Access
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UCSF Says Support of Warriors Arena Dependent on Traffic Access

University of California at San Francisco supports the construction of an 18,000-seat multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors as long as there is secure…

Pedestrian Struck by Car, Injured in Potrero Hill
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Pedestrian Struck by Car, Injured in Potrero Hill

A pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood this morning, a fire department spokeswoman said. The pedestrian…

Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District
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Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus struck a pedestrian in the city’s Mission District on Friday morning, according to police. At about 7:15 a.m. Friday,…

Woman Fatally Shot in Silver Terrace Home Early Saturday
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Woman Fatally Shot in Silver Terrace Home Early Saturday

A 43-year-old woman was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said. The shooting was reported at 5:35…

Appealing TV: Review With Forrest MacNeil, Wet Hot American Summer, and We Bare Bears
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Appealing TV: Review With Forrest MacNeil, Wet Hot American Summer, and We Bare Bears

So, what else is on? Monday, July 27 We Bare Bears (6:30pm, Cartoon Network, series premiere) We Bare Bears is based on the webcomic of…