Gas Leak Reported in Richmond District, Block Evacuated

Gas Leak Reported in Richmond District, Block Evacuated

PG&E capped a gas leak in San Francisco’s Richmond District that forced the evacuation of more than 100 residents for about two hours this morning,…

Man Selling Outside Lands Wristbands Kidnapped, Robbed by Armed Suspects

Man Selling Outside Lands Wristbands Kidnapped, Robbed by Armed Suspects

Three armed male suspects kidnapped and robbed a 27-year-old man who was attempting to sell them wristbands for the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival…

Driver Cited for Misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter in Pedestrian Death

Driver Cited for Misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter in Pedestrian Death

A truck driver who was cited for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and for failing to yield to a pedestrian after he fatally struck a woman in…

Richmond District Crash Injures Three, Damages Fire Engine, House

Richmond District Crash Injures Three, Damages Fire Engine, House

Three people were injured, two of them seriously, and a fire engine was badly damaged this morning in a crash involving three vehicles and a…

Richmond District Man Arrested for Alleged Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

Richmond District Man Arrested for Alleged Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

A man renting a home in San Francisco’s Richmond District was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of illegal cultivation and possession of 81 marijuana plants with…

Multiple Calls Report Gas Odor in Sunset, Richmond District

Multiple Calls Report Gas Odor in Sunset, Richmond District

San Francisco fire officials and PG&E say they have received multiple calls reporting a smell of gas in the city’s western neighborhoods this afternoon, but…

Woman in Crosswalk Struck by Van Near Golden Gate Park

Woman in Crosswalk Struck by Van Near Golden Gate Park

An 18-year-old woman suffered head injuries when a van struck her as she was walking in a marked crosswalk in San Francisco’s Richmond District on…

Man Reunited With Stolen Vehicle Containing His Deceased Wife’s Ashes

Man Reunited With Stolen Vehicle Containing His Deceased Wife’s Ashes

A San Francisco police officer in the city’s Richmond District helped reunite a man with his stolen vehicle containing the ashes of his deceased wife…

Notorious Eviction Attorney Gets Thrown Off Case For Violation Of Conduct Guidelines

Notorious Eviction Attorney Gets Thrown Off Case For Violation Of Conduct Guidelines

A county judge has thrown a San Francisco law firm off a court battle over a Richmond District eviction lawsuit originally filed more than a…

Bystander Shot While Watching Early Morning Fight in Richmond District

Bystander Shot While Watching Early Morning Fight in Richmond District

A 23-year-old man was shot while watching a fight in the city’s Inner Richmond district early this morning, according to police. The incident was reported…

Jury Convicts Man Who Struck Firefighter With Car, Seriously Injuring Him in 2011

Jury Convicts Man Who Struck Firefighter With Car, Seriously Injuring Him in 2011

A San Francisco jury convicted a man Wednesday of intentionally striking a Cal Fire firefighter with a car in San Francisco’s Richmond District in 2011…

Driver Who Struck Elderly Man in Crosswalk Arrested on Suspicion of Vehicular Manslaughter

Driver Who Struck Elderly Man in Crosswalk Arrested on Suspicion of Vehicular Manslaughter

The driver of a van who fatally struck an 87-year-old pedestrian in a crosswalk in San Francisco’s Richmond District last Wednesday has been arrested for…

City Officials Urge Pedestrian Safety After Richmond District Death

City Officials Urge Pedestrian Safety After Richmond District Death

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today urged drivers to slow down and look for pedestrians in crosswalks, a day after an 87-year-old pedestrian was struck…

Pedestrian Struck in Richmond District Succumbs to Injuries

Pedestrian Struck in Richmond District Succumbs to Injuries

An elderly man struck by a van in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Wednesday morning has succumbed to his injuries, police said today. The 87-year-old…

Pedestrian Struck by Van in Richmond District

Pedestrian Struck by Van in Richmond District

A man was struck and seriously injured by a van in San Francisco’s Richmond District this morning, a police spokesman said. The collision was reported…

Costumed Man Wanted by FBI in Connection to String of Bank Robberies

Costumed Man Wanted by FBI in Connection to String of Bank Robberies

The FBI and San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a costumed man believed to be responsible for robberies at six…

Woman Has Phone Stolen While Pushing Stroller in Richmond District

Woman Has Phone Stolen While Pushing Stroller in Richmond District

A woman had her cellphone stolen Tuesday afternoon while pushing a stroller in San Francisco’s Richmond District, police said. Police said the robbery was reported…

Passenger Attacks Uber Driver During Richmond District Ride

Passenger Attacks Uber Driver During Richmond District Ride

An Uber driver suffered facial injuries when a passenger assaulted him as he drove through San Francisco early Sunday morning, police said today. Police said…

Pedestrian Struck, Injured in Richmond District

Pedestrian Struck, Injured in Richmond District

A 66-year-old man was hospitalized this morning after being struck by a car in San Francisco’s Richmond District, police said. At around 6:05 a.m., officers…

Woman Robs Richmond District Bank

Woman Robs Richmond District Bank

A woman robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Wednesday afternoon, according to police. The robbery was reported at the Wells Fargo at…

Pedestrian Mysteriously Injured in Richmond District

Pedestrian Mysteriously Injured in Richmond District

A pedestrian was injured in San Francisco’s Richmond District this afternoon and investigators are trying to determine whether he was struck by a car or…

Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus

Two Hospitalized After Driver Strikes Bike And Muni Bus

A bicyclist and minivan driver were hospitalized after a collision that also involved a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Richmond District this…

Woman Robbed in Richmond District

Woman Robbed in Richmond District

A woman had her purse stolen at gunpoint in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Tuesday night, police said today. The robbery was reported at 8:18…

SFPD Responds to Suspicious Devices

SFPD Responds to Suspicious Devices

San Francisco police have responded to a second report of a suspicious device in the city this evening. Police were called to the first block…

Alleged Sunset And Richmond District Brothels Raided, Sisters Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges

Alleged Sunset And Richmond District Brothels Raided, Sisters Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges

Two women allegedly running a sex trafficking ring in San Francisco were arrested today, according to the state Attorney General’s Office. The two San Francisco…

Richmond District Construction Worker Brawl Culminates In Double Stabbing

Richmond District Construction Worker Brawl Culminates In Double Stabbing

Two men were stabbed during an argument that turned violent at a construction site in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Wednesday afternoon, police said today….

Man Run Over In Bizarre Richmond District Incident Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Pleads Not Guilty

Man Run Over In Bizarre Richmond District Incident Remains In Critical Condition, Driver Pleads Not Guilty

A 32-year-old man who allegedly ran over a man in his 50s at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early Thursday morning pleaded…

Phat Lam Arrested In Allegedly Intoxicant-Fueled Gas Station Collision

Phat Lam Arrested In Allegedly Intoxicant-Fueled Gas Station Collision

A man who was arrested after allegedly running over a man at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early this morning has been…

Allegedly Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Pinning Pedestrian Under Car

Allegedly Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Pinning Pedestrian Under Car

A man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after pinning a man under his car at a gas station in San Francisco’s Richmond District early…

SFFD Swiftly Extinguishes Richmond District Blaze

SFFD Swiftly Extinguishes Richmond District Blaze

Firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire at an apartment building in San Francisco’s Richmond District this evening, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. Crews…

5-Year-Old And Babysitter Struck While Walking In Crosswalk

5-Year-Old And Babysitter Struck While Walking In Crosswalk

9:30 PM: A 5-year-old boy and his baby sitter are recovering at a hospital after being struck by a vehicle while walking in San Francisco’s…

SFPD Seeking Armed Suspect In Attempted Richmond District Carjacking

SFPD Seeking Armed Suspect In Attempted Richmond District Carjacking

Police are looking for an armed man for an attempted carjacking in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond neighborhood this morning, a police spokesman said. At about…

Lawyer From “Eviction Boot Camp” Firm Fined, Reprimanded During Contentious Effort To Evict Outer Richmond Tenants

Lawyer From “Eviction Boot Camp” Firm Fined, Reprimanded During Contentious Effort To Evict Outer Richmond Tenants

In the midst of a lengthy and complex legal battle over the eviction of two San Francisco residents, Superior Court Judge James J. McBride has…

Two Hospitalized After Richmond District Brawl

Two Hospitalized After Richmond District Brawl

Police in San Francisco are investigating a stabbing in the city’s Richmond District that sent two men to the hospital early this morning. Officers responded…

Life Sentence For Man Convicted Of Richmond District Sexual Assault And Slaying

Life Sentence For Man Convicted Of Richmond District Sexual Assault And Slaying

A man convicted of sexually assaulting and killing a woman in San Francisco’s Richmond District more than two decades ago was sentenced today to life…

Four More Rent-Controlled Homes Gone: Tenants Settle With Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Fraud

Four More Rent-Controlled Homes Gone: Tenants Settle With Investor Who Admits To Real Estate Fraud

The three remaining tenants of 2405 Anza St. — who were involved in an Ellis eviction battle The Appeal reported on last fall — have…

Driver Strikes Woman Crossing California Street

Driver Strikes Woman Crossing California Street

A woman was struck and injured by a car in San Francisco’s Richmond District this afternoon, police and fire officials said. The collision was reported…

Toilet Torcher Strikes In Richmond District

A portable toilet was set on fire in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond District on Friday evening, police said. The incident was reported around 6:15 p.m….

Rash Of Vehicle Collisions With Pedestrians Continues With Richmond District Crash

Rash Of Vehicle Collisions With Pedestrians Continues With Richmond District Crash

San Francisco police responded to a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in the Richmond district this evening. Related: Motorcyclist Collides With Pedestrian At…

Man Found Guilty In Richmond District Rape And Murder from 1991

Man Found Guilty In Richmond District Rape And Murder from 1991

A man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a woman in San Francisco’s Richmond District more than two decades ago was convicted Monday of murder…