“Scrappy, an 18-month-old Tibetan terrier, was injured after being thrown to the ground. Purple, a one-year-old pitbull, was dropped from a second-floor window.”
SF authorities investigating spike in animal cruelty cases [KTVU] [Chron] [Weekly]

“Even though the victims complied with the order, the goon still saw the need to pistol-whip both victims before stealing money from the safe and fleeing through a rear door, police said.”
Senseless thuggery in Walgreens robbery [Ex]

“Police arrested a man suspected of multiple burglaries in Potrero Hill on Friday after he unknowingly opened and closed a garage door while police were investigating the scene, police said.”
Garage-door opener leads to theft suspect [Ex]

“They offered to sell weed to the victim to which he replied he did not like marijuana. This offended the pushers so one of them sucker-punched the victim and the other kicked him multiple times while he was on the ground before they both fled on foot in an unknown direction, Shyy said. “
Man attacked by pushy weed dealers near Buena Vista Park [Ex]

“At 1:40 a.m. near 20th and Mission Streets a man was attacked by five other men, police reported. The victim did not lose any property, but he suffered a laceration and contusion to the area around his eye.”
Crime Recap: Women Offer Man a Ride, Rob Him [ML@L]

“The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the law violates a string of U.S. Supreme Court rulings starting with Roe v. Wade that guarantees a woman’s right to an abortion before a fetus is able to survive outside the womb. That’s generally considered to be about 24 weeks. Normal pregnancies run about 40 weeks”
San Francisco Appeals Court Strikes Down Arizona Abortion Ban [CBS5]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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