Judge Rules Suspect in Fatal Pier 14 Shooting Will Stand Trial

Judge Rules Suspect in Fatal Pier 14 Shooting Will Stand Trial

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled today that an undocumented immigrant suspected of shooting a 32-year-old woman in July at San Francisco’s Pier 14…

SFZoo Announces Birth of Lion Cub

SFZoo Announces Birth of Lion Cub

A new resident arrived at the San Francisco Zoo early Sunday morning. Around 2:30 a.m. African lioness Sukari, one of two lionesses housed at the…

Judge Views Video of Victim Moments After Pier 14 Shooting

Judge Views Video of Victim Moments After Pier 14 Shooting

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge has continued the preliminary hearing for the Pier 14 homicide suspect until Friday, at which point he is expected…

Suspect Arrested for Hit-and-Run That Severed Man’s Leg

Suspect Arrested for Hit-and-Run That Severed Man’s Leg

Police arrested a San Francisco man for a hit-and-run that severed the leg of a 64-year-old man in the city’s Portola neighborhood on Monday. The…

Transit Agencies Teaming Up To Provide Weekend Transbay Service

Transit Agencies Teaming Up To Provide Weekend Transbay Service

Transit agencies are pitching in get people between the East Bay and San Francisco this weekend as BART’s Transbay Tube closes for three days. San…

Appeals Court Overturns One Brother’s Conviction, Upholds Another’s in 2006 Oakland Triple Murder

Appeals Court Overturns One Brother’s Conviction, Upholds Another’s in 2006 Oakland Triple Murder

A state appeals court in San Francisco has overturned the conviction of one of two brothers in a 2006 triple murder in Oakland, but upheld…

Two Men Injured in Bayview District Shooting

Two Men Injured in Bayview District Shooting

Two men were injured, one critically, in a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Wednesday night, a police spokeswoman said today. The shooting was…

Man Fatally Shot in Bayview District

Man Fatally Shot in Bayview District

A man fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Wednesday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 23-year-old German Blanco. The…

Community Rallies to Support Baptist Church in Bayview After Desecration by Vandals

Community Rallies to Support Baptist Church in Bayview After Desecration by Vandals

A fundraiser has been set up to help St. Paul’s Tabernacle Baptist Church in San Francisco’s Bayview District as they pay for repairs after vandals…

Traffic Circles Come to Western Addition to Speed Up 5-Fulton Bus Service

Traffic Circles Come to Western Addition to Speed Up 5-Fulton Bus Service

Street redesigns, including two traffic circles, were approved by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors Tuesday between the Western Addition and the…

Bayview Playground to Get $1.8M Renovation

Bayview Playground to Get $1.8M Renovation

A playground in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood is set to undergo $1.8 million in renovations starting sometime in the next two weeks. Gilman…

BART Police Seeking Attempted Murder Charge In West Oakland Shooting

BART Police Seeking Attempted Murder Charge In West Oakland Shooting

BART police today said they plan to seek attempted murder charges against a Union City man who allegedly shot himself during a struggle with officers…

Man Claiming to be PG&E Worker Trespasses at Portola Home

Man Claiming to be PG&E Worker Trespasses at Portola Home

A man posing as a utility worker trespassed at a home in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Tuesday afternoon while a woman was asleep inside, police…

Chickens Reported On The Bay Bridge East Of Toll Plaza

Chickens Reported On The Bay Bridge East Of Toll Plaza

Drivers on the Bay Bridge are reporting chickens running loose in traffic just east of the toll plaza this morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman…

Judge Allows Partial Class Action Lawsuit Against Uber on Behalf of Estimated Thousands of Drivers

Judge Allows Partial Class Action Lawsuit Against Uber on Behalf of Estimated Thousands of Drivers

A drivers’ lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. can go to trial as a class action on behalf of thousands of drivers for the ride-service company,…

Man in Critical Condition After Shooting Self in Abdomen Following BART Police Confrontation

Man in Critical Condition After Shooting Self in Abdomen Following BART Police Confrontation

A man was critically injured Tuesday night after shooting himself in the abdomen during a confrontation with BART police at the West Oakland BART station….

Pelosi, City Officials Celebrate Success of Universal College Savings Accounts

Pelosi, City Officials Celebrate Success of Universal College Savings Accounts

San Francisco parents have put away more than $1.3 million since the San Francisco Unified School District began its universal educational savings account four years…

Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injures Man in Portola District

Hit-and-Run Driver Seriously Injures Man in Portola District

A man suffered serious injuries when a hit-and-run driver struck him in San Francisco’s Portola District on Monday morning, police said today. At 7:25 a.m….

Low-Flying Helicopter Over Bay Area Cities Surveying Radiation Levels

Low-Flying Helicopter Over Bay Area Cities Surveying Radiation Levels

A helicopter will be flying low over the Bay Area this week as part of a federal research program measuring background radiation, according to federal…

Two SFPD Officers Investigated Following Alleged Sexual Assault Identified

Two SFPD Officers Investigated Following Alleged Sexual Assault Identified

The San Francisco Police Department is investigating allegations of a sexual assault by an off-duty police officer in August and another police officer for interfering…

Family of Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 File Claims Against City, Feds

Family of Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 File Claims Against City, Feds

The family of a woman fatally shot on San Francisco’s waterfront in July filed wrongful death claims today against San Francisco and federal officials. The…

SFPD to Investigate Confrontation Between Driver, Critical Mass Cyclists

SFPD to Investigate Confrontation Between Driver, Critical Mass Cyclists

San Francisco police today said they are working with a car sharing company to identify the vehicle and driver involved in an altercation with bicyclists…

One Person Injured, Two Buildings Damaged in Cole Valley Fire

One Person Injured, Two Buildings Damaged in Cole Valley Fire

A two-alarm fire damaged two buildings in San Francisco’s Cole Valley neighborhood Monday night and injured one person, a fire department spokeswoman said. The fire…

Family of Woman Killed in Pier 14 Shooting to Sue Sheriff, ICE, BLM

Family of Woman Killed in Pier 14 Shooting to Sue Sheriff, ICE, BLM

The family of a woman shot and killed at San Francisco’s Pier 14 last month today said they plan to sue city and federal officials….

Silk Road Agent Admits Theft of $280K in Bitcoin, Pleads Guilty to Two Counts

Silk Road Agent Admits Theft of $280K in Bitcoin, Pleads Guilty to Two Counts

A former Secret Service agent who stole $820,000 worth of bitcoin from the Silk Road online black market while investigating it pleaded guilty in federal…

Human Trafficking Task Force Reports on 291 SF Victims or Survivors During Last Half of 2014

Human Trafficking Task Force Reports on 291 SF Victims or Survivors During Last Half of 2014

In what may be the first systematic attempt to track human trafficking cases in San Francisco, the San Francisco Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking…

Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

Man Fatally Shot By Officer On Thursday Had Been Arrested For Decapitating Goose, Stalking Woman

A man who was shot and killed by police in a confrontation near Lake Merritt last week had previously been arrested on suspicion of stalking…

Critical Mass Cyclist Attacks Car With U-Lock

Critical Mass Cyclist Attacks Car With U-Lock

A cyclist riding with the Critical Mass bicycle group on Friday night was caught on video striking a rental car multiple times with his bike…

Man Shot in Western Addition During Fight with Girlfriend

Man Shot in Western Addition During Fight with Girlfriend

A man who was allegedly engaged in a fight with his girlfriend was shot in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood early Sunday morning, police said….

Missing At-Risk Woman Found Two Days Later by Concerned Citizen

Missing At-Risk Woman Found Two Days Later by Concerned Citizen

A concerned citizen in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood who recognized a missing at-risk woman from a news report alerted police and fire officials of…

Woman Shot in Leg in Golden Gate Park

Woman Shot in Leg in Golden Gate Park

A young woman was struck in the leg by gunfire as a party was breaking up in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park early Sunday morning,…

Man With Rifle Shot By Police

Man With Rifle Shot By Police

A man with a rifle was shot by police in South San Francisco this morning. Officers were dispatched to the vicinity of Del Monte and…

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to Join City Fleet in September

37 New, Eco-Friendly Muni Buses to Join City Fleet in September

Thirty-seven new public buses, anticipated to be more eco-friendly and reliable, will arrive on San Francisco streets in September, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and…

Parkgoer Loses Consciousness for Roughly Eight Hours After Man Assaults Him with Two-by-Four

Parkgoer Loses Consciousness for Roughly Eight Hours After Man Assaults Him with Two-by-Four

A man sitting on a park bench in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood awoke Thursday morning after being beaten by a man armed with a…

Fisherman’s Wharf Employee Tied Up, Robbed at Gunpoint

Fisherman’s Wharf Employee Tied Up, Robbed at Gunpoint

An employee at a store in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf area was tied up and robbed at gunpoint early this morning, according to police. At…

Memorial, Celebration for Overdose Victims in Civic Center Plaza

Memorial, Celebration for Overdose Victims in Civic Center Plaza

People coping with the loss of loved ones to drug overdoses and their supporters will gather for a memorial and celebration at San Francisco’s Civic…

Ballistics Expert Says Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Appears to Have Shot Victim Accidentally

Ballistics Expert Says Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Appears to Have Shot Victim Accidentally

A ballistics expert who testified today at the preliminary hearing of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a woman at San Francisco’s Pier…

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect this morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with…

Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture

Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture

An investigation into whether corporate culture and governance at PG&E is responsible for persistent safety problems at the gas and electric utility company was launched…

Judge Finds No Evidence Mayor Lee Committed Crime, Denies Motion by “Shrimp Boy” Lawyers

Judge Finds No Evidence Mayor Lee Committed Crime, Denies Motion by “Shrimp Boy” Lawyers

A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss criminal charges against alleged gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow today, finding the defense lacked evidence that…