We caught up with Public Defender Jeff Adachi at City Hall this week for a brief chat about his wave-making announcement on Monday that he's seeking the aid of local and state legislators in recouping $2 million racked up by the city defending eight men in a decades-old murder case. The notorious "S ... More >>
This just in: Public Defender Jeff Adachi has persuaded a few members of the Board of Supervisors to help his office recoup millions of dollars in defense costs racked up in the failed prosecution of eight alleged former militants charged with murdering a San Francisco police officer in 1971.Sergean ... More >>
Weather Underground leaders claimed their bombings were devised to avoid bloodshed. But FBI agents suspect the radical '70s group killed an S.F. cop in the name of revolution.
See you on the waterfrontThis Sunday, July 5, San Francisco's International Longshore and Warehouse Union will hold a procession to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Bloody Thursday, the clash between police and striking longshoremen during the city's 1934 General Strike that led to a permanent lo ... More >>
Sgt. John V. YoungIf leftist supervisors sought to show the world that their sympathy for a group of alleged cop-killers in San Francisco was more than a zany political stunt, they have done themselves no favors with a new resolution that links the men's arrest to the Bush Administration, Gua ... More >>
The Ingleside police station, where Sgt. John V. Young was killed in 1971The president of San Francisco's police union railed against supervisors Eric Mar and Sophie Maxwell today for their sponsorship of a resolution asking that charges be dropped against the seven men charged with killing a city p ... More >>
There's no statute of limitations for murder, as evidenced by this wanted poster for accused cop-killer Ronald Stanley Bridgeforth. To the best of our knowledge, the poster is still hanging at Park Station in the city -- though Bridgeforth is accused of masterminding the murder of Sgt. John Young ne ... More >>
The struggle between Bay Area law enforcement and the Black Panthers is still going on after 35 years