Jury Deliberates For Days Before Returning Guilty Verdict In Fisherman’s Wharf Double Murder

Jury Deliberates For Days Before Returning Guilty Verdict In Fisherman’s Wharf Double Murder

A jury this afternoon found a Fisherman’s Wharf souvenir shop worker guilty of two counts of murder in connection with a fatal shooting of two…

Bay Area Victory: Lowe’s Home Centers To Pay $18 Million For Dumping Hazardous Waste

Bay Area Victory: Lowe’s Home Centers To Pay $18 Million For Dumping Hazardous Waste

A judge has ordered North Carolina-based Lowe’s Home Centers to pay $18 million in damages for environmental violations at stores in California, Bay Area prosecutors…

District Attorney Won’t Be Charging Man Who Fatally Stabbed Dodgers Fan Following SF Giants Game

District Attorney Won’t Be Charging Man Who Fatally Stabbed Dodgers Fan Following SF Giants Game

No charges will be filed in the death of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan who was fatally stabbed in September after a baseball game, San…

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

Lawmakers Brace For Mobile Company Opposition After Announcing Bill To Require Smartphone Kill Switches

A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce today new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft…

SF Sentencing Commission Wants Drug Possession Crimes To Drop From Felony To Misdemeanor

SF Sentencing Commission Wants Drug Possession Crimes To Drop From Felony To Misdemeanor

A sentencing commission created by the city of San Francisco called today for a change in state law to reduce the crime of possessing drugs…

Does SF Need A New Jail? Supes To Discuss Thursday Afternoon

Does SF Need A New Jail? Supes To Discuss Thursday Afternoon

A proposal to build a new jail in San Francisco is the topic of a hearing scheduled Thursday at a Board of Supervisors committee meeting…

Local LGBT Advocate Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Possession

Local LGBT Advocate Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Possession

A former San Francisco Human Rights Commission employee pleaded guilty today to felony possession of child pornography. Larry Brinkin, 67, agreed this morning to a…

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

The Lunar New Year’s A Big Time For Crime: City Officials Send Alerts To SF’s Asian Community

Thousands of safety information packets and red envelopes stuffed with crime prevention tips were ready to be distributed to merchants and residents in San Francisco’s…

Redaction Action: San Francisco’s Public Defender Accuses District Attorney’s Office Of Withholding Witness Info

Redaction Action: San Francisco’s Public Defender Accuses District Attorney’s Office Of Withholding Witness Info

Since George Gascón took office, staffers have been redacting email addresses and phone numbers of witnesses—making it that much harder for the Public Defender’s investigators…

With Annual Incarceration Costs Hitting $50,000, Law Enforcement Officials Tout Alternative Programs

With Annual Incarceration Costs Hitting $50,000, Law Enforcement Officials Tout Alternative Programs

A state Assembly committee gathered ideas from Bay Area law enforcement and community representatives at a hearing in San Francisco today on how to help…

DA’s Office Highlights Animal Abuse, Vandalism As Possible Forms Of Domestic Violence

DA’s Office Highlights Animal Abuse, Vandalism As Possible Forms Of Domestic Violence

San Francisco prosecutors and other domestic violence victim advocates held an annual awareness event on Wednesday to highlight the different forms abuse can take and…

Make An Anti-Bullying Video, Win A $250 Gift Card

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon today is launching his second-annual anti-bullying video contest for youths in the city. The “Bye Bye Bullying” contest is…

Following Release Of Suspect, Family Of Dodgers Fan Slain After Giants Game Seeks Witnesses

Following Release Of Suspect, Family Of Dodgers Fan Slain After Giants Game Seeks Witnesses

The family of Jonathan Denver, the Los Angeles Dodgers fan who was stabbed to death Wednesday near AT&T park (photo above), handed out flyers today…

Suspect In Stabbing Of Dodgers Fan Released From Jail, DA’s Cites lack Of Witness Interviews

Suspect In Stabbing Of Dodgers Fan Released From Jail, DA’s Cites lack Of Witness Interviews

9/28 8:28 AM: A man arrested in the stabbing death Wednesday of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan was released Friday night from the San Francisco…

Motive Still Unclear For Man Who “Went Out Hunting,” Allegedly Killed SF State Student

Motive Still Unclear For Man Who “Went Out Hunting,” Allegedly Killed SF State Student

The suspect in a seemingly random fatal shooting in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood on Monday had threatened others earlier in the evening, and appeared…

Threats To SF Law Firm Worker Drove California’s New Anti-Stalking Law

Threats To SF Law Firm Worker Drove California’s New Anti-Stalking Law

State Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, announced this morning in San Francisco the passage of a law that will extend the length of restraining orders…

Gascon And Mirkarimi Square Off Yet Again, This Time Over Plans To Build New SF Jail

Gascon And Mirkarimi Square Off Yet Again, This Time Over Plans To Build New SF Jail

Top law enforcement officials argued Thursday over whether San Francisco should build a new jail to replace inadequate facilities at the seismically unsafe Hall of…

DA’s Anti-Truancy Program Spreads From One High School To Two

DA’s Anti-Truancy Program Spreads From One High School To Two

A San Francisco anti-truancy program is expanding to a second high school starting this year, the city’s district attorney announced today. District Attorney George Gascon…

Night Court In SF: DA Gascon Expands Hours In Southern District

Night Court In SF: DA Gascon Expands Hours In Southern District

San Francisco’s district attorney announced today that his neighborhood courts initiative is expanding to offer hearings during the evening hours. District Attorney George Gascon launched…

DA Gascon Testing New Smartphone Anti-Theft Software Today

DA Gascon Testing New Smartphone Anti-Theft Software Today

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is convening a meeting today with two top smartphone manufacturers to test new anti-theft software being installed in the…

Postal Service Worker Sentenced After Collecting Disability While Working For Domino’s Pizza

Postal Service Worker Sentenced After Collecting Disability While Working For Domino’s Pizza

A former U.S. Postal Service employee was sentenced Tuesday in an insurance fraud case where he allegedly managed a business and delivered pizzas while on…

Victim Of Landlords From Hell: “Finally there’s justice coming”

Victim Of Landlords From Hell: “Finally there’s justice coming”

A husband and wife dubbed the “landlords from hell” for a series of escalating actions and threats made against their tenants in a San Francisco…

Gascon: Appreciative Of iPhone Activation Lock “Gesture,” Still Wants To Meet With Apple

Gascon: Appreciative Of iPhone Activation Lock “Gesture,” Still Wants To Meet With Apple

Apple announced at a conference in San Francisco today that the company will be including software in its new operating system that will make it…

Westmob Gang Members Facing Multiple Life Sentences After They “terrorized a community”

Westmob Gang Members Facing Multiple Life Sentences After They “terrorized a community”

Two gang members were convicted Wednesday of attempted murder and other charges for two separate shootings that injured a man and nearly injured his two…

Arrest Warrants Issued For SF Schools Employees Accused Of $15 Million Corruption Scam

Arrest Warrants Issued For SF Schools Employees Accused Of $15 Million Corruption Scam

A half-dozen current and former San Francisco Unified School District employees are facing felony charges in an alleged scheme in which prosecutors claim more than…