Robert Guerrero fared better against the New York State justice system than he did against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Today, in a court in Queens County, a judge dismissed gun-possession charges against the four-division champion. Instead, Guerrero pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct, a violation that c ... More >>
Earlier this week, SF Weekly published a story about the 20 people arrested in Saturday's protest. Police had identified the protesters as "self-described Black Bloc members," the group of anarchists who claim responsibility for the vandalism during Occupy protests. But the story, and the publicatio ... More >>
Today, protesters came at Mayor Ed Lee from all sides -- literally. On the Van Ness side of City Hall, a mix of Bay Area residents, politicos, and average Joes, gathered to oppose the mayor's controversial Stop & Frisk idea. Meanwhile, on the other side of the Hall, residents rallied against Lee ... More >>
SF Weekly readers probably haven't forgotten about Mark Lugo, the audacious art aficionado, who swiped a rare and pricy Picasso piece from a San Francisco gallery last year. After spending six months in jail for his crime, he's now facing more time behind bars -- in New York. According to media r ... More >>
Don't worry Kamala. Tyra still loves you. While attorney general candidate Kamala Harris spent the past three weeks denouncing her opponent Steve Cooley for accepting tainted campaign donations, it turns out her campaign kitty contained $1,250 from ex-Democratic moneyman Norman Hsu -- now serving ... More >>
Don't mess with the IRS...Two more alleged muggers are under arrest in the unusual case of an armed IRS agent shooting down her purported attackers. In addition to the alleged robber hospitalized Thursday morning after taking a bullet to the torso, San Francisco Police announce they've now arrest ... More >>
Don't mess with the IRS...The news that an on-duty IRS special agent shot an alleged mugger at around midnight this morning in Hunters Point was something of a head-scratcher. Sure, armed IRS special agents investigate money-laundering, fraud cases, and ponzi schemes. But how many ponzi schemes a ... More >>
Character, Ralph Waldo Emerson observed, publishes itself evermore. So should America's reality TV fans have known, when Jamal Trulove started trouble and got booted from the first episode of I Love New York 2 in 2007, that he would wind up on trial for murder in San Francisco?'Milliown' is now tuss ... More >>
Some licenses the mugger can keep...A San Francisco man was robbed Monday in the shadow of McLaren Park by a miscreant toting a gun -- but said miscreant was also toting a heart. The victim told police he was standing with his key in the lock of his front door on the 1700 block of Burrows Street ... 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.
Chris Sorensen, a mortgage bank and real estate expert who says he recently employed Deborah Perez, claims the woman who on Wednesday told throngs of reporters her stepfather was the Zodiac Killer last year told him she was actually the illegitimate daughter of President John F. Kennedy. "Long story ... More >>
When Supervisor Chris Daly tossed his hat into the ring for the low-profile position of Democratic Party Regional Director earlier this week, much of the ensuing media coverage focused on Daly's history of polarizing and combative behavior. In short, was this man constitutionally capable of handling ... More >>
By Benjamin Wachs Any week Ed Jew pleads guilty is a good week in my book. But his pathetic excuse --“I shook down people for bribes because everybody was doing it” -- is surprisingly plausible. Here’s a quick rundown of other public officials (at every level) who have been accused and/or ... More >>
A con man squeezed $26 million out of 140 victims. Then a U.S. bankruptcy trustee squeezed them again.
Politicos, prudes, and the paranoid protest the programming heard on Bay Area radio stations to the highest authority in the land -- the Federal Communications Commission