It’s not rocket science, according to Chief Bill Scott: A greater police presence can disrupt open-air drug markets. But skeptics say policing is having little impact.
Health officials urge vigilance, but say this is no reason to panic. No changes to current health orders or new restrictions on activities are planned at this point.
Dozens of dispensaries across the Bay Area were affected by the organized robberies that swept through the region in recent weeks.
A former Afghan interpreter who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder was likely in the midst…
Ajmal Amani spent a decade working as a contract translator for Navy SEALS and other U.S. government agencies, his former attorney said.
Thefts at Union Square and other locations give ammunition to the DA’s critics.
San Francisco police Sgt. Davin Cole made a living helping people who struggle with drug addiction. Then he allegedly robbed a pharmacy.
Some Union Square merchants questioned the efficacy of the city’s approach to deterring crime over the holidays, which includes restricting cars and an amped-up police presence.
The man was struck by gunfire near Fifth and Folsom streets at some time before 9 a.m. near the Covered Wagon Hotel at 917 Folsom Street, sources said.
FentCheck co-founder Alison Heller says hardcore opioid users aren’t the only ones who need to worry about accidental overdoses.