San Francisco

SFPD Allegedly Shot at Fellow Officers in Pursuit of Man Firing Blanks

New information from court alleges that officers thought the live rounds flying through the air were fired by the suspect, when they could have come from fellow officers.

Former Commissioner Demands Hate Crime Charges After Attack Suspect Charged With Felony Assault

Recent attacks on two Asian seniors have rocked the community, igniting protests and strong words from DA Brooke Jenkins.

New Video Shows Confrontation Between Supe Walton, Sheriff’s Cadet From Different Vantage Point

The city released a second clip of the incident in which the board president is accused of using a racial slur and making threats.

Russian Bitcoin Boss Vinnik Appears in SF Court in $4B Laundering Scheme

Vinnik allegedly owned BTC-e, a cybercrime and online money laundering entity with a customer base heavily reliant on criminal activity.

SF City College Fights for a Lunar New Year Holiday After California Bill Stalls

A trustee wants to combine two existing holidays to make way for the annual festivity at the college.

Meta’s New ChatBot Is a Political Neophyte Obsessed With Kimberly Guilfoyle

We asked Meta’s new AI tool BlenderBot 3 about San Francisco politics, the upcoming election and the best places to eat. The chatbot mostly wanted to talk about Kimberly Guilfoyle.

Fentanyl Dealers Face More Jail Time, Harsher Penalties in SF Under New DA’s Plan

Brooke Jenkins announced new policies for prosecuting drug dealers as well as her decision to reverse misdemeanor plea offers made under her predecessor, Chesa Boudin.

A Kidnapping Suspect Brought a Loaded Gun to Jail. Officials Blame SF Police for Failing to Find It

The weapon was only discovered after a jail deputy put the man through a body scanner.

San Francisco Superior Court Revokes Non-Citizen Parents’ Right to Vote in School Board Elections

Local advocates and the city attorney’s office expressed disappointment with the decision that reverses a 2016 ballot measure.

Laguna Honda Hospital Pauses Patient Transfers

The embattled nursing facility has stopped transfers after several patients died within days of being relocated.