San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday that a police officer who struck a homeless man with his baton and then administered pepper spray after rousting him from the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus earlier this month was simply doing as he was trained.
A Lake County man who accused Oregon police of brutality was caught on camera punching himself in the face, causing the black eyes he claimed officers caused.
Elderly Man Beaten With Own Cane A Block Away From Tenderloin Police Station In Broad Daylight; Suspects Get Away
A 78-year-old man was beaten with his own cane and pepper sprayed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in broad daylight on Tuesday. The robbery incident happened only a block away from the police station and the suspects got away.
It was a case of vigilante justice gone terribly wrong. Two Santa Rosa men, fed up with crime in their neighborhood, were convinced they’d found their man. Unfortunately, they had the wrong guy.
Three women’s college basketball players are behind bars, accused of beating up a student with baseball bats and crowbars. Solano Community College said the three players have been expelled, along with two others.
A convicted felon has been charged with beating a man to death with a metal pipe near his East Oakland home last month, prosecutors said.
In each case, the victim was walking alone when the suspect approached them and took their cellphones and money.
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From racial tensions to robots, heinous crimes to acts of courage, the top 14 videos of 2014 show a powerful snapshot of video news in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Police in San Francisco hope a new video of men suspected beating a homeless man to death will lead to their arrest.
Investigators are looking for a group of “cowards” who attacked and beat a sleeping homeless man to death in San Francisco’s Financial District early Monday morning, a police spokesman said.