A man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder for a fatal stabbing in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood last year, prosecutors said Thursday.
A man accused of fatally shooting another man in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this week has a prior murder conviction on his record, a district attorney’s spokesman said Thursday.
Prosecutors Wednesday described a man charged with murder for an August fatal shooting in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley as a “hit man” with an extensive criminal history.
San Francisco police have made an arrest in a fatal shooting that occurred in the city’s Mission District early Monday morning.
Santa Cruz police said five suspects were arrested Saturday in the gang-related, drive-by shooting death last year of a 12-year-old boy associated with the Sureno street gang.
A judge ruled Friday that there’s sufficient evidence to have four men stand trial on three counts of murder and other charges for a shooting after a tattoo party in San Leandro two years ago that left three people dead and three others wounded.
Authorities in Britain, Sweden, and the United States have arrested eight more people following last week’s closure of Silk Road, a notorious black market website which helped dealers to sell drugs under the cloak of anonymity.
Investigators say a suspect in the random slaying of a university student flashed a gun several times on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, but passengers were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn’t notice.
A man accused of running a billion-dollar online drug bazaar known as Silk Road appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Friday, but at the request of his defense attorney, his detention hearing was postponed until next week.
A man who was arrested at the Glen Park library in San Francisco on Tuesday on charges of running a billion-dollar online drug market is also accused of seeking two murders-for-hire in January and March of this year to protect his empire.