SFPD Seeking Honda-Driving Suspect In Midday Bayview Shooting
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SFPD Seeking Honda-Driving Suspect In Midday Bayview Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in San Francisco’s Bayview Heights neighborhood this afternoon, a police spokesman said. Shortly after 3 p.m….

Sports Agent Accused Of Participating In Murder-For-Hire Plot Has Been Denied Bail
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Sports Agent Accused Of Participating In Murder-For-Hire Plot Has Been Denied Bail

A sports agent accused of joining a former school board president and his son in a murder-for-hire plot, guns sales and cocaine conspiracy was denied…

Man Arrested In Presidio With Car Containing Explosives And Weed
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Man Arrested In Presidio With Car Containing Explosives And Weed

A San Francisco man was arrested after he said he had fireworks in his vehicle as he drove through San Francisco’s Presidio on Monday night,…

“A Danger To The Community”: Son Of Former SF School Board President Denied Bail In Murder-For-Hire Case
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“A Danger To The Community”: Son Of Former SF School Board President Denied Bail In Murder-For-Hire Case

Although his father is free on bond while facing similar and heavier charges, the son of former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson was…

Bayview Shooting Prompts Brief Lockdown Of Elementary School
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Bayview Shooting Prompts Brief Lockdown Of Elementary School

An elementary school was briefly locked down after a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District this afternoon, a police spokesman said. Officers responded at 3:26…

San Bruno Blast: PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To 12 Criminal Charges
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San Bruno Blast: PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To 12 Criminal Charges

PG&E Co. pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to 12 criminal charges stemming from the fatal explosion of a natural gas…

Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital
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Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital

A man who drove into a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stop and seriously injured a woman in the city’s Mission Terrace neighborhood Friday night…

Trash And Barbecues: 4/20 Celebration Makes Heavy Impact On Golden Gate Park
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Trash And Barbecues: 4/20 Celebration Makes Heavy Impact On Golden Gate Park

Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday for offenses ranging from selling marijuana or opiates to…

Fleeing Suspect Drags SFPD Officer
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Fleeing Suspect Drags SFPD Officer

An officer was dragged by a car after a suspect fled from police in San Francisco’s Castro District this afternoon, police said. Police responded around…

SFPD Patrol Car And Suspect In Armed Robbery Collide In Outer Sunset
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SFPD Patrol Car And Suspect In Armed Robbery Collide In Outer Sunset

A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said….

U-Haul Driver Arrested After Slamming Into Fire Truck Then Taking Off
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U-Haul Driver Arrested After Slamming Into Fire Truck Then Taking Off

The driver of a U-Haul truck was arrested after crashing into the back of a fire truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood and…

Dog Is Stabbed To Death In Mission District Attack
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Dog Is Stabbed To Death In Mission District Attack

A man attacked while walking his dog in San Francisco’s Mission District early this morning was uninjured but his dog was stabbed to death, a…

As An SF Internet Tycoon Admits To Domestic Violence, A Battle Continues On His Wikipedia Page
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As An SF Internet Tycoon Admits To Domestic Violence, A Battle Continues On His Wikipedia Page

As news broke yesterday that Internet tycoon Gurbaksh Chahal admitted to domestic violence in San Francisco court, the Appeal discovered a substantial and concerted effort…

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

SFPD Taking Over Case Of Girl Found Screaming In Berkeley
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SFPD Taking Over Case Of Girl Found Screaming In Berkeley

The location where a teenaged girl was kidnapped before she was found screaming for help in a South Berkeley neighborhood Wednesday morning remains unclear this…

Fan Arrested After Fireworks Are Tossed Into AT&T Park Bar Area
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Fan Arrested After Fireworks Are Tossed Into AT&T Park Bar Area

A fan was arrested after allegedly throwing fireworks from the bleachers at AT&T Park into a bar area during the San Francisco Giants game on…

SFPD Is Poised To Bust Golden Gate Park Pot Smokers On 4/20
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SFPD Is Poised To Bust Golden Gate Park Pot Smokers On 4/20

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr and city Supervisor London Breed today announced a crackdown on misbehavior during unofficial celebrations at Golden Gate Park Sunday…

Not Guilty Plea For Woman Accused Of Defrauding Chronicle Season Of Sharing Fund
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Not Guilty Plea For Woman Accused Of Defrauding Chronicle Season Of Sharing Fund

A Sacramento woman charged for allegedly defrauding a San Francisco-based charity out of more than $121,000 over a period of year-and-a-half pleaded not guilty in…

Woman Accused Of Fleeing Scene Of Fatal Pedestrian Collision Pleads Not Guilty
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Woman Accused Of Fleeing Scene Of Fatal Pedestrian Collision Pleads Not Guilty

A woman accused of fleeing the scene after running over and killing an elderly woman crossing the street in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood last…

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

Pedestrian Is Struck By Car, Then Cited For Jaywalking
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Pedestrian Is Struck By Car, Then Cited For Jaywalking

A pedestrian hit by a car in San Francisco’s Cathedral Hill neighborhood was cited for jaywalking after being taken to the hospital on Sunday afternoon,…

Man Lets Woman In To Use His Bathroom, Gets Robbed
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Man Lets Woman In To Use His Bathroom, Gets Robbed

A man was robbed in San Francisco’s Mission Dolores neighborhood when he let a woman into his apartment to use the bathroom Sunday night, police…

Security Guard Seriously Injured After Driver He Argued With Mows Him Down
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Security Guard Seriously Injured After Driver He Argued With Mows Him Down

A 43-year-old security guard was seriously injured when a woman allegedly tried to run him over with a car multiple times in San Francisco’s Bayview…

Many Separate Trials Expected In Criminal Case That Resulted In Arrest Of Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, And 27 Others
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Many Separate Trials Expected In Criminal Case That Resulted In Arrest Of Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, And 27 Others

The trial judge presiding over the criminal case of suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and 28 other defendants said at the first full-scale hearing on…

Shrimp Boy’s Supporters Speak Out At Defense Team Press Event
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Shrimp Boy’s Supporters Speak Out At Defense Team Press Event

Shortly before news of federal prosecutors broadening their investigation broke yesterday evening — with more indictments pending, including racketeering charges — admitted gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…