San Francisco District Attorney Announces Arrests, Indictments in 2-Year Retail Theft ProbeA pair of criminal indictments along with arrest warrants for five people have been issued as part of a two-year investigation into organized retail theft, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Monday.
San Francisco Cracks Down on Unlicensed Food Vendors in Union SquareSan Francisco launched a crackdown on unlicensed street vendors -- particularly those selling food -- in Union Square.
San Francisco Police Tout Drop in Crime Since Increasing Patrols in Union SquarePolice in San Francisco are touting a significant drop in retail crime since a series of smash-and-grab robberies in November led to an increased police presence in Union Square.
Shoppers Returning To Heavy Police Presence in San Francisco Union Square After Smash-and-Grab TheftsThere are selfies in front of the big tree, skaters on the ice, shoppers with bags in hand and surrounding all of that holiday joy, a large presence from the San Francisco Police Department all around Union Square.
Heavy Police Presence Doesn't Dampen Black Friday Holiday Shopping Spirit In Union SquareAfter a rash of smash and grab retail robberies, among the greeters, shoppers, and visitors in Union Square on Black Friday, were San Francisco police officers.
Suspects In San Francisco Union Square Smash-And-Grab Robberies Make 1st Court AppearanceFive people who were arrested after the crime spree in San Francisco's Union Square last week appeared before a judge on Wednesday for the first time.
9 Charged In Smash-and-Grab Robberies at Louis Vuitton, Other Stores At San Francisco's Union SquareNine people are facing a series of felony charges following a smash-and-grab robbery at the Louis Vuitton store in San Francisco's Union Square and at other businesses on Friday.
UPDATE: Flash Mob Smash-and-Grab Robberies Dampen Holiday Spirit in San FranciscoThe holiday shopping season has been shattered by the recent robberies in San Francisco's Union Square and at other retailers across the Bay Area, leaving some shoppers in SF worried about getting caught up in the mayhem of another flash mob smash-and-grab.
Embattled District Attorney Chesa Boudin: 'We Want Everyone To Feel Safe' In San FranciscoSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who is facing a recall election in June, called this weekend's brazen robberies "absolutely unacceptable" and was preparing tough charges against those arrested during the looting bedlam in Union Square.
UPDATE: San Francisco Mayor, Police Chief Promise Crackdown on Crime After Brazen Union Square SpreeAfter a huge retail crime spree in Union Square Friday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and SFPD Chief Bill Scott on Saturday promised changes are coming to the area.
Smash-and-Grab Thieves Ransack Louis Vuitton Store in San Francisco Union SquareThe Louis Vuitton store in San Francisco's Union Square was hit in a brazen smash-and-grab robbery Friday night.
COVID Business: New Executive Director Hopes to Change Image of San Francisco's Union SquareSan Francisco's Union Square is losing another major retailer with DSW -- the Designer Shoe Warehouse -- becoming the latest business in the neighborhood to close up shop for good.
65-Year-Old Man Critically Injured In San Francisco Assault, RobberyPolice in San Francisco are investigating after an assault and robbery on Saturday near Union Square left a 65-year-old man in critical condition.
San Francisco's Central Subway Project: The Long Road to OpeningThe much delayed San Francisco Central Subway Project is currently scheduled to finally open for service in the spring of 2022.
Hilton San Francisco Union Square Reopens As Bay Area COVID Cases PlummetThe Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the largest hotel in the city, said it's been preparing for its grand reopening the entire time it suspended operations.