Psychologist Sentenced to Four Months, $496,101 Restitution for False and Improper Bills to Government
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Psychologist Sentenced to Four Months, $496,101 Restitution for False and Improper Bills to Government

A psychologist who admitted submitting more than 1,100 false bills for treatment of government employees has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to…

Stolen Cello Returned After Being Dropped Off at Bar
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Stolen Cello Returned After Being Dropped Off at Bar

A cello stolen from the trunk of a car in a parking garage in downtown San Francisco earlier this month was returned by an anonymous…

Uber Driver Suspected of Intentionally Striking Bicyclist Surrenders Drivers License
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Uber Driver Suspected of Intentionally Striking Bicyclist Surrenders Drivers License

An Uber driver who was arrested Sunday for allegedly running down a bicyclist with his car in San Francisco’s Fisherman Wharf area handed over his…

Van Ness for Three Nights Due to Hospital Construction
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Van Ness for Three Nights Due to Hospital Construction

A 12-block section of San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue will close in the Van Ness\Civic Center neighborhood for 72 hours starting tonight to accommodate construction…

$1M Bail Set for Man Accused of Attacking Sleeping Homeless Man With Bat
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$1M Bail Set for Man Accused of Attacking Sleeping Homeless Man With Bat

A 65-year-old man arrested after allegedly beating a sleeping homeless man over the head five times with a metal baseball bat Tuesday morning in San…

Two Men Injured in Bayview Shooting
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Two Men Injured in Bayview Shooting

Two men were injured in a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. Officers responded at 12:45 p.m. to the…

Mayor Lee Says City on Track to End Veteran Homelessness by End of This Year
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Mayor Lee Says City on Track to End Veteran Homelessness by End of This Year

U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald expressed his support in San Francisco today for additional Bay Area resources to help get homeless veterans into…

25 Year Old Woman Hit by Car in SoMa, Seriously Injured
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25 Year Old Woman Hit by Car in SoMa, Seriously Injured

A woman was seriously injured when she was hit by a car while walking in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood this evening. A dark…

Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned
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Bonds “Humbled and Truly Thankful” Conviction Overturned

Nearly eight years after former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds was first indicted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, a federal appeals…

Pedestrian Struck by Car in Bayview May Be 10 Year Old Child
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Pedestrian Struck by Car in Bayview May Be 10 Year Old Child

A pedestrian, possibly a child, was struck by a vehicle and injured in San Francisco’s Bayview District this evening, a fire spokeswoman said. The incident…

Sleeping Homeless Man Attacked With Baseball Bat, Suspect Arrested
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Sleeping Homeless Man Attacked With Baseball Bat, Suspect Arrested

Police arrested a suspect who allegedly beat a sleeping homeless man with a metal baseball bat early Tuesday morning in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood….

Competency of Man Accused of Attacking 5 Year Old Girl Under Evaluation
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Competency of Man Accused of Attacking 5 Year Old Girl Under Evaluation

A 31-year-old man accused of grabbing a 5-year-old girl by her neck and pinning her up against a building in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood…

Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks
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Airport Unveils New Automated Passport Kiosks

International travelers arriving at San Francisco International Airport will be able to get through customs a little faster now thanks to new Automated Passport Control…

BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation
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BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation

In honor of Earth Day, BART is holding its fifth annual Blue Sky Festival today in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza. The BART celebration, which…

Homeland Security Department Opening Satellite Office in Silicon Valley
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Homeland Security Department Opening Satellite Office in Silicon Valley

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is planning to open a Homeland Security satellite office in Silicon Valley to strengthen relationships with the private…

Supes Approve Muni Contract for Armed Security Guards
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Supes Approve Muni Contract for Armed Security Guards

A group of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency fare collectors expressed relief this afternoon after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a contract to…

Jail Guards Who Allegedly Forced Inmate Fights to Receive Body Cameras
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Jail Guards Who Allegedly Forced Inmate Fights to Receive Body Cameras

San Francisco sheriff’s deputies working as jail guards may be the first county jail guards in California to wear body-worn cameras, the sheriff’s department announced…

Supes Approve Ban on Smokeless Tobacco at Sports Fields, AT&T Park
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Supes Approve Ban on Smokeless Tobacco at Sports Fields, AT&T Park

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban today on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park. Supervisor Mark Farrell proposed the…

SFPD Seek Suspect Who Stole $8,500 Cello Out of Teen’s Trunk
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SFPD Seek Suspect Who Stole $8,500 Cello Out of Teen’s Trunk

San Francisco police announced today that they need the public’s help in the search for a 16-year-old girl’s cello after it was stolen from the…

Man Attempting to Buy Marijuana at 420 Celebration Beaten, Robbed
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Man Attempting to Buy Marijuana at 420 Celebration Beaten, Robbed

Six men attacked a 21-year-old man attempting to purchase marijuana in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Monday during the 4/20 celebrations, police said. According…

SFPD Seek Suspect in Marina Bank Robbery
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SFPD Seek Suspect in Marina Bank Robbery

A man who robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Marina District on Monday afternoon remains at large, police said. The suspect, described as a man…

Uber Driver Who Allegedly Struck Bicyclist on Purpose Bailed Out of Jail
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Uber Driver Who Allegedly Struck Bicyclist on Purpose Bailed Out of Jail

An Uber driver who was arrested Sunday after striking a bicyclist with his car allegedly on purpose in San Francisco’s Fisherman Wharf area has been…

Park Ranger Struck by Glass Bottle at Marijuana Festivities
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Park Ranger Struck by Glass Bottle at Marijuana Festivities

A San Francisco park ranger was struck in the head with a glass bottle while on patrol at the marijuana festivities in Golden Gate Park…

Eight Displaced in Weekend Fire at Downtown Residential Building
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Eight Displaced in Weekend Fire at Downtown Residential Building

A fire in downtown San Francisco on Saturday morning displaced eight residents and damaged a three-story apartment building, a fire spokeswoman said. Firefighters responded around…

Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Highway 101 Off-Ramp Identified
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Pedestrian Fatally Struck on Highway 101 Off-Ramp Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck while trying to walk up an off-ramp from U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco on Sunday night has been identified by…

Elderly Man Struck, Killed in Outer Parkside
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Elderly Man Struck, Killed in Outer Parkside

An elderly man was struck and killed by a car in San Francisco’s Outer Parkside neighborhood on Monday morning, police and medical examiner’s officials said…

US Citizen Sues State Department for Allegedly Illegally Revoking His Passport and Leaving Him Stranded in Yemen
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US Citizen Sues State Department for Allegedly Illegally Revoking His Passport and Leaving Him Stranded in Yemen

A San Francisco man has sued the U.S. State Department in federal court, claiming that American embassy officials in Yemen illegally revoked his passport and…

One Person Taken to the Hospital Following Incident in Dolores Heights
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One Person Taken to the Hospital Following Incident in Dolores Heights

Emergency personnel took a person to a hospital this morning after a stabbing in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. Fire and…

Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville
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Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville

A man who allegedly stole a taxi in San Francisco and immediately drove to the East Bay early Sunday morning was arrested when he got…

SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights
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SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights

A gas leak reported today at an apartment complex in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood has been capped, a PG&E spokesman said. The leak happened…

Cartoon Art Museum Forced Out of SoMa Home, Seeking New Location
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Cartoon Art Museum Forced Out of SoMa Home, Seeking New Location

San Francisco’s only museum devoted to comics, cartoons and animation is closing its doors at the end of June, but not forever. The Cartoon Art…

Man Injured by Hatchet-Wielding Suspect in Mission District
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Man Injured by Hatchet-Wielding Suspect in Mission District

A man was struck in the side of the head with a hatchet on Saturday night in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said. The 45-year-old…

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements
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BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART officials are asking for public input this week as they consider ways to modernize San Francisco’s Civic Center station and make improvements to station…

19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview
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19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview

A 19-year-old man was struck in the thigh by a bullet shot from a silver vehicle in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday morning, police…

Uber Driver Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose
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Uber Driver Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose

A bicyclist suffered a punctured lung, broken ribs and a broken collarbone when an Uber driver allegedly struck him on purpose with his car on…

Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction from Mirkarimi’s Record
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Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction from Mirkarimi’s Record

A San Francisco Superior Court judge agreed this morning to wipe a 2012 misdemeanor domestic violence conviction from San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s record. Mirkarimi,…

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring
Bay Area

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring

The luster of silver and gold was added to the usual orange and black team colors of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday evening as…

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101
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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101

A pedestrian was killed while trying to walk up the off-ramp to U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco this evening, according to the California Highway…

Cab Struck, Killed Pedestrian in Nob Hill Neighborhood
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Cab Struck, Killed Pedestrian in Nob Hill Neighborhood

A cab struck and killed a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood Saturday night, police said today. Officers responded to a report of a…

SF Resident Sets Sail to Set World Sailing Speed Record
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SF Resident Sets Sail to Set World Sailing Speed Record

Two sailboat skippers, one from San Francisco, set sail at about 1:30 a.m. Eastern time this morning from Newport, R.I., with the goal of breaking…