Blue-Ribbon Panel Finds SFPD Policies Lack Transparency, AccountabilityPreliminary findings from a blue-ribbon panel reviewing police practices and policies suggest the San Francisco Police Department lacks transparency and accountability in many areas.
San Francisco Police Union Officials Accuse DA Gascon Of Drunken Racist RemarksMembers of the San Francisco Police Officers Association on Wednesday leveled accusations that SF District Attorney and former Chief of Police George Gascon made racist comments during a drunken dinner in 2010.
SF Shuttle Bus Employees Arrested For EmbezzlementTwo employees of a San Francisco shuttle bus company have been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $250,000.
Sheriff's Deputy Arrested For Alleged Battery Of Patient At San Francisco General HospitalA San Francisco Sheriff's Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco General Hospital.
San Francisco DA Urged To Charge Juvenile Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Teen As An AdultThe family of a 14-year-old who was killed in a fatal stabbing last month is urging San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon to charge the accused killer as an adult in the case.
San Francisco DA Gascon Welcomes Wireless Industry's Commitment To Smartphone 'Kill Switch'A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation's biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.
Evicted San Francisco Seniors File Criminal Complaints Against LandlordsEvicted tenants and their advocates gathered in front of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice Wednesday to protest the Ellis Act and to file criminal complaints against landlords.
San Francisco City Attorney Joins Effort To Investigate Monster DrinksThe San Francisco city attorney and New York state attorney general have joined forces to investigate whether Monster Beverage Corp. is marketing its highly caffeinated drinks to children.
Carriers Reject San Francisco DA's Push For Stolen Phone 'Kill Switch'District Attorney George Gascon said Monday that AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, United States Cellular Corp., Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. rebuffed Samsung's proposal to preload its phones with Absolute LoJack anti-theft software as a standard feature.
San Francisco Rec & Park Worker Pleads Not Guilty In Woman’s DeathA San Francisco Recreation and Park Department employee who is accused of running over and killing a woman sunbathing in Holly Park pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the case.
San Francisco Supes Allows City To Seek State Grant For New JailThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday authorized the city to apply for a state grant to help build a new jail adjacent to the current Hall of Justice building.
San Francisco DA Urges Use Of iPhone Anti-Theft System In iOS 7Top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York and the mayor of London are urging iPhone users to download Apple's new iOS 7 operating system that includes a feature they believe might curb a rash of thefts.