SF To Pay Whistleblower $400K Over Fmr. DA Gascón Allegedly Taking Guns On FlightsSan Francisco has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former city investigator who claimed retaliation after expressing concerns that former district attorney Gascon was allegedly carrying firearms on flights.
DA's Call On California State Bar To Ban Police Union Campaign Donations To ProsecutorsA group of current and former Bay Area district attorneys on Monday called on the California State Bar to ban prosecutors seeking election from receiving political and financial support from law enforcement unions.
San Francisco DA: Computer Algorithm To Help Dismiss Thousands Of Pot ConvictionsSan Francisco's district attorney's office will dismiss some 9,000 marijuana convictions with the use of technology to identify cases made eligible through the passage of California's law allowing use of recreational marijuana.
San Francisco DA Gascon Points To Trump Rhetoric For Rising Hate CrimesSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Tuesday connected anti-immigrant rhetoric made by President Donald Trump to a rise in hate crimes last year in the U.S.
Families Of Men Killed In SFPD Shootings Want AG Becerra To InvestigateAn attorney representing the families of the decedents said Tuesday that he will take the cases to state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.
DA: No Charges In High Profile San Francisco Officer-Involved ShootingsAn apologetic San Francisco District Attorney announced Thursday that no charges will be filed against the SFPD officers involved in two high-profile fatal officer-involved shootings cases.
San Francisco DA Launches Hotline Amid Post-Election Hate CrimesFollowing the election, there has been an uptick in hate crimes in the Bay Area and nationwide. District Attorney George Gascon has launched a hotline.
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.