Woman Left With Life-Threatening Injuries After Suspicious Tenderloin Fire

Woman Left With Life-Threatening Injuries After Suspicious Tenderloin Fire

A suspected arson at an apartment building in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday night has left a female with life-threatening injuries, police said today. Fire…

Smoking Muni Metro Train Prompts West Portal Station Evacuation

Smoking Muni Metro Train Prompts West Portal Station Evacuation

UPDATE: delay at West Portal is clear. IB & OB #subwaysvc is resuming in and out of West Portal. — SFMTA (@sfmta_muni) June 13, 2014…

Geoffrey Kenisi And Diane Johnson Triumph At Bay To Breakers Race Marred By Delay, Injury

Geoffrey Kenisi And Diane Johnson Triumph At Bay To Breakers Race Marred By Delay, Injury

After a race delay and reports of an injured runner, Geoffrey Kenisi and Diane Johnson have won the 103rd Bay to Breakers foot race this…

Devil Dolls Motorcycle Group Says SFPD And SF PUC Killed Off Their Anniversary Party

Devil Dolls Motorcycle Group Says SFPD And SF PUC Killed Off Their Anniversary Party

The Devil Dolls, an all-female motorcycle group, demonstrated Sunday morning to protest the cancellation of the group’s anniversary party at a San Francisco gun club…

Be A Poll Worker, Make $145 Bucks!

Be A Poll Worker, Make $145 Bucks!

The San Francisco Department of Elections is looking for poll workers for the upcoming June election. The city hires about 2,500 poll workers to hold…

There Might Be Even More Charges For Defendants In The Leland Yee/Shrimp Boy Case

There Might Be Even More Charges For Defendants In The Leland Yee/Shrimp Boy Case

The chief prosecutor in a 29-defendant corruption and organized crime case told a federal judge in San Francisco today that a majority of the defendants…

Current Board Of Supervisors Members Face FBI Questions Over Leland Yee Corruption Allegations

Current Board Of Supervisors Members Face FBI Questions Over Leland Yee Corruption Allegations

Members from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors will be meeting with the FBI in the coming week as part of an investigation into alleged…

Heath Officials Warn Bay Area Residents To Get The Measles Vaccine Before Traveling Overseas

Heath Officials Warn Bay Area Residents To Get The Measles Vaccine Before Traveling Overseas

Health officials are advising people planning international travel to take precautions against measles due to a high incidence of the disease in California this year….

SFPD Officers Shoot And Kill Man Friday, Police Cars Vandalized In Protest March Later That Night

SFPD Officers Shoot And Kill Man Friday, Police Cars Vandalized In Protest March Later That Night

San Francisco police officers shot and killed a man in Bernal Heights Park after he apparently pointed a weapon at them, police said Friday night….

Woman Who Was Arrested For Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii Nabbed At SFO Yet Again

Woman Who Was Arrested For Trying To Stow Away To Hawaii Nabbed At SFO Yet Again

A San Francisco woman placed on probation last month after she was arrested trying to sneak on board flights to Hawaii from San Francisco International…

Pedestrians Struck In Two Incidents Sunday: By Private Bus Driver On Mission Street, By Unlicensed Driver In Sunset

Pedestrians Struck In Two Incidents Sunday: By Private Bus Driver On Mission Street, By Unlicensed Driver In Sunset

San Francisco police are investigating two separate collisions between drivers of vehicles and pedestrians that happened on Sunday, a police sergeant said. In the Sunset…

In Fourth Such Collision In Less Than 24 Hours, Cyclist Is Struck By Driver At Market And Hyde

In Fourth Such Collision In Less Than 24 Hours, Cyclist Is Struck By Driver At Market And Hyde

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the area of Market and Hyde streets in San Francisco this morning, a fire official said. The…

Details Emerge In SF’s Second Fatal Police Shooting Of A Dog This Week (Video)

Details Emerge In SF’s Second Fatal Police Shooting Of A Dog This Week (Video)

Most recent update: 11:24 AM Police shot and killed a dog after it attacked and bit two men near Golden Gate Park in San Francisco…

Lyft “Deactivates” Driver Who Struck Woman Who Was Walking In Crosswalk

Lyft “Deactivates” Driver Who Struck Woman Who Was Walking In Crosswalk

6:10 PM (BCN): A Lyft driver hit an elderly woman this afternoon in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood, police said. The collision…

Stabbing Victim Found Dead In Lobby Of Market Street Apartment Building

Stabbing Victim Found Dead In Lobby Of Market Street Apartment Building

Investigators are seeking suspect information in connection with a fatal stabbing on Market Street this morning, police said. At about 3:20 a.m., San Francisco police…

Two Injured, Multiple Cars Crunched: Out-Of-State Rental Car Leads Police On Wild Chase Across San Francisco

Two Injured, Multiple Cars Crunched: Out-Of-State Rental Car Leads Police On Wild Chase Across San Francisco

An officer and a suspect were injured during a vehicle pursuit and shooting that ended in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood on Monday night, according to…

Suspicious Package That Prompted Street Closures Was Just Someone’s Suitcase

Suspicious Package That Prompted Street Closures Was Just Someone’s Suitcase

According to an SFPD spokesperson, a suspicious package reported in the area of Hayes and Laguna Streets has been deemed harmless as of 12:36 PM…

Two Firefighters Injured In Howard Street Collision

Two Firefighters Injured In Howard Street Collision

Two San Francisco firefighters were injured in a traffic collision in the South of Market neighborhood Sunday morning, according to an SFPD spokesperson. SFPD Sergeant…

Man Shot And Killed Outside Sundance Kabuki Theater

Man Shot And Killed Outside Sundance Kabuki Theater

Most recent update: 3:49 PM A previous version of this story stated that the shooting victim was female. A police spokesperson has since said that…

Sorry, Slackers: BART Service Has Resumed

Sorry, Slackers: BART Service Has Resumed

After a delay of over three hours, BART has started morning service as of 7:17 AM. According to BART spokesperson Jim Allison, a communication problem…

SFPD Officers Begin Saturation Patrols At SFO In Response To Shooting Of At Least Three At LAX

SFPD Officers Begin Saturation Patrols At SFO In Response To Shooting Of At Least Three At LAX

After a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport that injured at least three, San Francisco police say they are deploying additional officers at SFO. A…

Traffic Snarled, Several Victims Hospitalized After Allegedly Stolen Car Races Through Red Light

Traffic Snarled, Several Victims Hospitalized After Allegedly Stolen Car Races Through Red Light

A red-light running driver of what police believe was a stolen Honda Accord was responsible for an Inner Richmond crash that sent multiple victims to…

BART Resumes “Limited Service,” Warns Riders Of 30-45 Minute Delays

BART Resumes “Limited Service,” Warns Riders Of 30-45 Minute Delays

BART is now running limited svc. — SFBARTalert (@SFBARTalert) October 22, 2013 5:50 AM: According to an announcement sent by BART at 5:49 AM Tuesday…

Tentative Contract Agreement Means BART Strike Is Over

Tentative Contract Agreement Means BART Strike Is Over

BART’s largest unions have announced a tentative contract agreement, and trains could be running as soon as 4 AM Tuesday morning. Contract negotiations resumed this…

BART Now Saying They’re Not Sure Who Was Driving Train In Fatal Crash, NTSB Taking Over Investigation (Video)

BART Now Saying They’re Not Sure Who Was Driving Train In Fatal Crash, NTSB Taking Over Investigation (Video)

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the deaths of two BART workers killed in a collision on the tracks this afternoon, officials said today….

BART Radio Communications Tell Tale Of Train Accident That Killed Two (Audio)

BART Radio Communications Tell Tale Of Train Accident That Killed Two (Audio)

BART police have confirmed that two BART workers were struck and killed by a BART train that was “under computer control” this afternoon. A report…

Stars In A Box: Escape Plan

Stars In A Box: Escape Plan

If your favorite part of the movie Face/Off was when Nic Cage had to break out of a futuristic Supermax prison, then Escape Plan is…

BART Commuters: How Did You Get To Work Today? (Poll)

BART Commuters: How Did You Get To Work Today? (Poll)

According to a report from 6:23 this morning by Hannah Albarazi of Bay City News, “Bay Area commuters began lining up many hours earlier than…

Federal Negotiator: BART Will Run On Wednesday

Federal Negotiator: BART Will Run On Wednesday

Rumors of a #bart strike exaggerated, at least today: federal mediator announces @SFBART service as normal Wednesday — chris roberts (@cbloggy) October 16, 2013 BART…

Small Earthquake Rattles Some Bay Area Residents

Small Earthquake Rattles Some Bay Area Residents

According to the United States Geological Survey, an earthquake struck the Bay Area at about 9:26 Sunday night. The USGS website warns that “Due to…

SF Chronicle Releases Statement Confirming That All Chron Content Is No Longer Behind A Paywall

SF Chronicle Releases Statement Confirming That All Chron Content Is No Longer Behind A Paywall

According to present and past San Francisco Chronicle staffers, the newspaper’s brief experiment in charging for at least part of their online content has ended…

BART Delayed By Person Walking In Transbay Tube

7:51 PM: BART trains are back on schedule after a man was found walking in the Transbay Tube this evening, a transit agency employee said….

No BART Strike Monday, As Governor Brown Calls For Weeklong Cooling Off Period

No BART Strike Monday, As Governor Brown Calls For Weeklong Cooling Off Period

BART and union officials said this evening that Governor Jerry Brown has called for a seven day board of inquiry reviewing BART contract negotiations. The…

BART Unions, Management Continue PR Battle As 72-Hour Strike Notice Is Issued

BART Unions, Management Continue PR Battle As 72-Hour Strike Notice Is Issued

Hours before a 72 hour strike notice was issued by SEIU Local 1021, ATU 1555, and AFSCME 3933, BART officials and union leaders held dueling…

Flight 214 Crash: SFFD Chief "Heartbroken" At News That Crash Victim Was Killed By Fire Truck

Flight 214 Crash: SFFD Chief "Heartbroken" At News That Crash Victim Was Killed By Fire Truck

The San Mateo County coroner today confirmed that a 16-year-old girl was fatally struck by a fire truck at San Francisco International Airport during the…

One Arrested After Mission District Standoff

One Arrested After Mission District Standoff

After a standoff, the San Francisco Police Department has arrested the suspect in a Mission District shooting, a police spokesperson said. At about 4:35 AM…

Flight 214 Crash: Third Fatality Victim Identified

Flight 214 Crash: Third Fatality Victim Identified

A third victim of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last week has been identified as 15-year-old Liu Yipeng, according…

SFPD: Collision Between Muni Metro Train And Van Sends Six To Hospital

SFPD: Collision Between Muni Metro Train And Van Sends Six To Hospital

A crash involving a Muni Metro train and a van has sent six people to the hospital and caused delays on the light-rail system’s KT…

SFPD Chief: Suspect In San Francisco Gift Center Homicides Had Been In Building Before

SFPD Chief: Suspect In San Francisco Gift Center Homicides Had Been In Building Before

4:39 PM (BCN): Two people died and a third was injured in a shooting and possible stabbing at a jewelry store in San Francisco’s South…

All Victims Accounted For After Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash At SFO: 182 Injured, Two Dead

All Victims Accounted For After Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash At SFO: 182 Injured, Two Dead

Last updated: 9:42 PM PT All remaining passengers and crew members on board Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have been accounted for following a crash at…