Jonah Owen Lamb

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SF Muni Shooter Killed Knife-Wielding Attacker with ‘Ghost Gun’ He Bought To Defend Himself Against an ‘Enemy,’ Attorneys Say

An attorney for Javon Green—who was not charged with murder—said his client faced repeated threats by a man who shot at him long before the June 22 Muni shooting that left one dead and another wounded.

The Q&A: First Woman to Head SF’s Federal Public Defender Office Talks Fentanyl, Immigration and Criminal Justice Reform

Jodi Linker now leads the office defending many of the city’s poorest, many of whom she says are being scapegoated by punitive drug-trafficking laws.

Obsessed With Guns, an Officer Frightened His Family Before Taking His Own Life. Did SF Police Fail Them?

Sgt. Chris Morris killed himself five weeks after a tipster told police the mentally distraught officer may have illegally acquired a gun.

Officials ID Victim Who Died in Castro Muni Shooting, While Police Have Yet to Arrest the Alleged Gunman

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office verified the name of the victim as Nesta Bowen, 27.

Driver Accused of Wounding 6 in Muni Crash Has Been Released From Police Custody, But Remains Hospitalized

Prosecutors say they haven’t yet filed charges against the suspect and don’t plan to until they get results from his toxicology report.

Veteran SFPD Officer Kills Himself While Under Criminal Investigation, Sources Say

Sgt. Chris Morris was on paid leave when he died Wednesday, according to officials with knowledge of the incident.

Vaccines Don’t Work, Claim Former SF Firefighters in Lawsuit

A group of former San Francisco firefighters who refused to get Covid vaccinations claim they were discriminated against and that vaccines are ineffective.

Behind the Scenes in Mayor London Breed’s Search to Replace DA Chesa Boudin

While the mayor has been conducting meetings and phone calls, sources say the mayor’s chief of staff is personally vetting candidates.

Boudin Recall: DA Recall Likely to Slow Criminal Justice Reforms and Lead to Office Shakeup

A campaign attacking Chesa Boudin’s perceived weak-on-crime approach could telegraph a strategy for his successor.

The Rise and Fall of Chesa Boudin: Why a Progressive DA Lost in Deep-Blue San Francisco

The recall of DA Chesa Boudin ends a saga that started almost as soon as the reform-minded prosecutor took office.