A federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.
Park rangers are telling hikers to beware of “Officer Spandex” — a bicyclist who’s been harassing people and their dogs on Marin County trails.
A San Mateo County man is suing the National Park Service and a park ranger who allegedly shot him with a stun gun for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog.
A man who allegedly attacked a police office and park ranger with a tree branch in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday was identified by police as 39-year-old William Henry Deegan.
A Peninsula congresswoman wants an independent investigator to determine whether a federal park ranger used excessive force when she used a stun gun on a man walking his dogs.
A park spokesman said a man walking his dogs in San Mateo County was hit with a stun gun only after it “developed into a more serious law enforcement situation.”
An U.S. Army soldier from Salinas was killed Saturday when insurgents attacked his unit in Afghanistan’s Logar Province, the Department of Defense announced.