Dismissal Upheld In Lawsuit By Kate Steinle Family Against Former San Francisco SheriffA federal appeals court today upheld the dismissal of a negligence claim against the city of San Francisco and former Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi by the parents of a woman killed by a bullet from a gun held by an undocumented immigrant.
Former Sheriff And Supervisor Mirkarimi Skips Dog Court HearingMore bad press for ex-San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Thursday as the former lawman was a no-show in court.
Judge: San Francisco Not Liable In Fatal Pier Shooting By Illegal ImmigrantA federal judge says San Francisco cannot be held liable for the death of a woman who authorities say was shot and killed by a man who was in the country illegally
Vicky Hennessy Sworn In As First Female Sheriff Of San FranciscoNewly-elected San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy was sworn in at San Francisco City Hall Friday morning as the city's 35th sheriff and the first woman to hold the office.
Immigrant Sanctuary Policy Draws National Attention To SF Sheriff RaceThe San Francisco sheriff's office has been in the spotlight since a Mexican national in the country illegally was accused in the fatal shooting of a San Francisco woman this summer.
Steinle Family Announces Claims Against San Francisco Sheriff, ICE Over Pier ShootingThe tearful family of the woman shot dead while walking along a San Francisco pier appeared on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to announced the filing of claims against the sheriff and federal agencies over her death.
SF Sheriff's Wife Eliana Lopez Brings Her One-Woman Play Back To Local TheaterA one-woman play starring the wife of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and that tells the story of the pair's involvement in a 2012 political scandal will get three more weekends on stage.
San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi: Suspended Driver License Issue ResolvedSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Tuesday said a problem that led to his driver’s license being suspended has been resolved.
San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Driver License Suspended Over Failing To Report CrashSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has had his driver’s license suspended, after he reportedly failed to notify authorities about a car crash last year.
SF Sheriff: Feds 'Bear The Responsibility' For Release Of Pier 14 Shooting SuspectSan Francisco's sheriff is defending the release of a Mexican immigrant who later was accused of randomly killing a young woman, saying federal authorities failed to provide legal basis to continue to hold him.
SF Mayor Lee, Sheriff Mirkarimi Play Blame Game Over Pier 14 ShootingIn his first public comments about the shooting death of a woman by an illegal immigrant at Pier 14, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee blasted Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi over the handling of the suspect's detainment, and the sheriff responded in kind
New Policy Lets Kids As Young As 16 Make Solo Visits To Parents, Siblings In SF JailChildren as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff's Department.
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail FightsSheriff's Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.
SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s RecordMirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.
FBI Agrees To Investigate Allegations Of Forced Inmate Fighting At San Francisco JailThe FBI has agreed to investigate allegations of forced inmate fighting in San Francisco's jail at the request of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.