DA Gascon Honors Those Who Helped Close High-Profile Cases

DA Gascon Honors Those Who Helped Close High-Profile Cases

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon honored victims, prosecutors, law enforcement officials and others who helped seek justice in high-profile cases from the past year…

DA Gascon: “We can’t continue to incarcerate people on low-level offenses”

DA Gascon: “We can’t continue to incarcerate people on low-level offenses”

San Francisco’s top law enforcement and justice officials gathered today to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Community Justice Center, a collaborative court that provides…

Housing Rights Activists Call On DA To Prosecute Landlords That Ellis Act Elderly Tenants

Housing Rights Activists Call On DA To Prosecute Landlords That Ellis Act Elderly Tenants

A group of housing rights advocates held a protest outside San Francisco’s Hall of Justice today to call on District Attorney George Gascon to file…

Court Overturns SF Murder Conviction For “I Love New York” Star

Court Overturns SF Murder Conviction For “I Love New York” Star

A spokesman for San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said today prosecutors are “surprised and disappointed” by an appeals court decision overturning the 2010 murder…

Life Sentence For Mia Sagote, Drug Dealer Who Burned Woman Alive

Life Sentence For Mia Sagote, Drug Dealer Who Burned Woman Alive

The woman convicted in the brutal murder of a homeless woman who was kidnapped and lit on fire at a parking lot of San Francisco’s…

Four Year Sentence For Woman Responsible For Fatal Christmastime DUI

Four Year Sentence For Woman Responsible For Fatal Christmastime DUI

A 24-year-old woman who fatally struck another woman while driving drunk near a lookout at San Francisco’s Twin Peaks a year ago was sentenced this…

Watch The Award-Winning Anti-Bulling Videos From San Francisco’s Kids

Watch The Award-Winning Anti-Bulling Videos From San Francisco’s Kids

Students from three San Francisco high schools were named winners in District Attorney George Gascon’s second annual anti-bullying video contest. The “Bye Bye Bullying” contest,…

Scrap Company To Pony Up $4.1 Million For Role In Stolen Metal Sales

Scrap Company To Pony Up $4.1 Million For Role In Stolen Metal Sales

A California scrap metal company that failed to take steps to prevent the sale of stolen metal has agreed to pay millions in penalties and…

Gascon: Son Of Man Struck And Killed By Cyclist Approves Community Service Sentence

Gascon: Son Of Man Struck And Killed By Cyclist Approves Community Service Sentence

A bicyclist who struck and killed a man walking in San Francisco’s Castro District in March 2012 has pleaded guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter, San…

Man Convicted In Brutal Stabbing At SF Giants World Series Victory Parade

Man Convicted In Brutal Stabbing At SF Giants World Series Victory Parade

A 23-year-old man was convicted of multiple felony counts on Monday in connection with a brutal stabbing near San Francisco’s Union Square in 2010, prosecutors…

Alleged Naked BART Acrobat Pleads Not Guilty, DA Notes That BART Cops Never Filed Arrest Report

Alleged Naked BART Acrobat Pleads Not Guilty, DA Notes That BART Cops Never Filed Arrest Report

A man accused of stripping naked and harassing people while doing acrobatic moves at a BART station in San Francisco last month pleaded not guilty…

Man Accused Of Giants Celebration Muni Vandalism Expected In Court

Man Accused Of Giants Celebration Muni Vandalism Expected In Court

A man arrested in connection with the destruction of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus after the Giants’ World Series win is expected to return…

Defense Attorney: Man Accused Of Killing Newspaper Vendor Did So Accidentally

Defense Attorney: Man Accused Of Killing Newspaper Vendor Did So Accidentally

A man accused of killing a newspaper vendor in San Francisco in January should not be charged with murder because the death was accidental, his…