District Attorney George Gascon

Rashawn Williams

San Francisco DA Urged To Charge Juvenile Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Teen As An Adult

The 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.

10/08/2014

Samsung Presents New Products

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.

04/15/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Evicted San Francisco Seniors File Criminal Complaints Against Landlords

Evicted 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.

02/05/2014

A photo illustration shows a variety of Monster Energy drinks. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco City Attorney Joins Effort To Investigate Monster Drinks

The 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.

01/14/2014

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

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.

11/19/2013

Christine Svanemyr (left) was fatally struck by a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department truck at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. City employee Thomas Burnoski is accused of hit-and-run in the case. (Bay City News Service, SFPD)

San Francisco Rec & Park Worker Pleads Not Guilty In Woman’s Death

A 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.

10/23/2013

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San Francisco Supes Allows City To Seek State Grant For New Jail

The 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.

10/22/2013

Apple Introduces New Two New iPhone Models At Product Launch

San Francisco DA Urges Use Of iPhone Anti-Theft System In iOS 7

Top 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.

09/18/2013

5 Women Plead Not Guilty To Embezzling From SF School District

Five of six current and former San Francisco Unified School District employees charged with embezzling $15 million from the schools pleaded not-guilty Tuesday at the Hall of Justice.

05/22/2013

Frederick Dozier

3 Women Who Testified Against SF Mission District Rapist Honored

Three victims who took the stand against a man dubbed the “Mission Rapist” were among those honored with a Justice Award from the San Francisco District Attorney’s office for their bravery.

04/26/2013

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