View Larger MapPolice are investigating whether a man discovered on Octavia near Market at 4 a.m. this morning was the victim of a deadly hit-and-run. "We're looking at this from a very wide-angled perspective. We have the victim and we're trying to determine the cause of death," SFPD spokesman Offi ... More >>
Anyone who sees Mireya Zapata is urged to call (415) 553-1071Public assistance is sought in tracking down Mireya Zapata, 12, who hasn't been seen since yesterday and sent her mother several disturbing text messages. But while police initially reported that Zapata does not have a history of runnin ... More >>
Mireya Zapata has found her way into the news againThis morning, we saw reports in print and on television noting cops' fervent search for missing 12-year-old Mireya Zapata. Disturbingly, the Tenderloin pre-teen had reportedly refused to text her mother their agreed-upon code indicating she ... More >>
View Larger MapIf you peruse the police reports -- which we do -- you'll have noticed a spate of home-invasion robberies of late. Perhaps a man living on the 100 block of Tapia Drive in Park Merced, did too. Yesterday evening, police spokesman Samson Chan said, officers were called to his residence ... More >>
Jim HerdPer the cops and DPW, as long as she doesn't pee in the corner or litter, she's kosherOn the eve of San Francisco's yearly Bacchanalia in running shoes known as the Bay to Breakers, city officials are urging race participants to behave themselves and not make a mess. Well, that ought to d ... More >>
Police have made a number of arrests and seizures of DJ equipment at underground parties and clubs. Is it enforcement or harassment?
Apparently, so-called graffiti "artists" are getting bolder. In broad daylight on Wednesday, a pack of seven or eight teens in black hoodies pulled the cable off the line of a Muni bus at Mission and Trumbull streets, according to a police report, and proceeded to tag it up with purple mark ... More >>
View Larger Map As noted earlier, the man who threatened to leap off the Crown Hotel at 528 Valencia was talked down by police and fire fighters at shortly after midnight this morning. The San Francisco Police Department was loath to release many details surrounding the event, but Officer Boaz Mari ... More >>