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    April 16, 2014

    One Killed in Fire at Public Housing in San Francisco

    View Larger Map One person was killed and another was critically injured in a fire that broke out at a public housing unit in the city's Sunnydale neighborhood, fire officials say. Firefighters got a call this morning before 10 a.m. of reports of a fire at 76 Brookdale Avenue. "There was a lot of ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Driver Plows Down Security Guard After Argument

    A 27-year-old woman was arrested over the weekend after she allegedly drove her car into a security guard, not once, but twice, leaving him in critical condition. Here's what happened: Sometime between 11:30 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, the woman got into a verbal fight with the secu ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    4-Year-Old Kid Hit by Driver in Outer Sunset, Streets Closed

    View Larger Map A 4-year-old kid on a bike was rushed to the hospital this morning after being hit by a car in the city's Outer Sunset neighborhood. Officer Albie Esparza says the child was pedaling along 43rd and Fulton at about 11:45 a.m. when he/she was hit. The child was taken to San Francis ... More >>

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    March 31, 2014

    Pedestrian Seriously Hurt in Hit-And-Run Collision

    View Larger Map An unidentified man is in critical condition this morning have he was hit while walking in the city's SOMA neighborhood yesterday. Police had very few details at this time, but said the man, who was only identified as being between 25 and 30 years old, was walking across the stree ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Bike Collides With Trolley Car on Market Street

    View Larger Map A cyclist is recovering at the hospital this morning after colliding with a stationary trolley car in downtown. According to Officer Gordon Shyy, the accident happened at Market and New Montgomery when the cyclist got his wheel stuck in the track, causing him to collide with the t ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    Waynenard Aitemon Identified as Man Gunned Down on Mission Street

    San Francisco medical authorities this morning identified the man who was shot to death over the weekend as 32-year-old Waynenard Aitemon. On Saturday, police were called shortly to the 2000 block of Mission Street regarding a shooting just after 2:15 a.m. When police arrived, the found Aitemon wit ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Man Dies After Being Tackled by Parking Control Officer in the Fillmore District

    An unidentified man died yesterday after he was tackled by a San Francisco DPT officer who witnessed the man assaulting a woman. Officer Albie Eparza says the incident happened at about 12:35 p.m. near Eddy Street and Larch Way. The DPT officer saw the male, who was between 25 and 35 years old, at ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Violent Guy With Knife on the Loose

    San Francisco police need your help trying to track down this guy pictured to your right who allegedly attacked another man with a knife. According to police, on Aug. 4 at about 1 a.m., the victim was on the corner of Union and Buchanan streets when the suspect assaulted the man, slicing him sever ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Amelie Le Moullac Identified as Cyclist Killed in SOMA Big Rig Collision Yesterday

    Medical authorities this morning identified the cyclist who was killed yesterday as 24-year-old Amelie Le Moullac, a San Francisco resident. Le Moullac was pedaling along Sixth and Folsom streets shortly after 7 a.m. when she collided with a big rig as the driver made a right turn, said Sgt. Denni ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Man Clinging to Life After Hit-And-Run Accident

    A 54-year-old man is in the hospital today fighting for his life after he was hit by a driver who left him bleeding at the scene. Sgt. Dennis Toomer said the victim was walking in a crosswalk at Steiner and Lombard streets at about 10:22 p.m. when a car hit him and fled the scene.

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    May 7, 2013

    Man Killed in Solo Car Accident

    A 25-year-old man died last night after his car hit a curb in the Merced Manor neighborhood. According to police, the driver was on Sunset and Lake Merced boulevards at about 10 p.m. when his black sedan hit a curb. The driver was ejected from the car and pinned by the vehicle until fire crews arr ... More >>

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    April 11, 2013

    Becky Lee Identified as Pedestrian Killed in Crosswalk (Update)

    Update 3:52 p.m.: The Medical Examiner's Office says it was 60-year-old Becky Lee of San Francisco who was killed yesterday evening while walking through the Sunnyside neighborhood. Original Story 11:16 .m.: A woman in her 50's was hit by a pickup truck last night as she walked through the Sunnysi ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    Man Shot in the Head While Sitting in Car

    A San Francisco man was killed Monday afternoon as he say inside his car parked in the city's Bayview neighborhood. Officer Gordon Shyy says police were called at about 3:32 p.m. on reports of a shooting on the 1300 block of Thomas Ave. When police arrived, they found the 31-year-old had been shot ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Cops Respond to Shooting in SOMA; Muni Rerouted

    Update 4:40 p.m.: This just in from Officer Gordon Shyy: Police say a man in his 30's was shot in the chest while riding in the passenger side of a car on Bryant Street. The driver was not shot, and drove around asking for directions to the nearest hospital; they flagged down a parking control agent ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    Woman Found in the Street Bleeding From the Head

    San Francisco police are asking for your help in trying to figure out what happened to a 35-year-old woman who was found on a Tenderloin sidewalk last night after what appeared to be a brutal assault. According to Officer Gordon Shyy, witnesses were walking by the 100 block of Leavenworth about 10: ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Cyclist Hit and Dragged by City Street Sweeper

    A San Francisco cyclist is in critical condition today after he was pinned underneath a street sweeper vehicle when he collided with the truck early this morning in the city's SOMA neighborhood According to police, the accident happened at about 12:30 a.m. when the street sweeper vehicle made a tu ... More >>

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    October 30, 2012

    Man Shot to Death in Mission District This Morning; Homicide No. 58

    Police are looking for a 14-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man in connection to the city's latest homicide in the Mission District. Police were called out to the intersection of 20th Street and Van Ness Avenue just after midnight where they found an unidentified man lying in the street with gunshot ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Man Shot in the Head, Kid Shot in the Chest Over Another Violent Weekend in S.F.

    Separate from the World Series chaos and fires that plagued the city last night, San Francisco had yet another bloody weekend, where multiple people, including a kid, were shot. The first incident happened on Friday about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Keith and Shaftner, where a juvenile female and ... More >>

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    September 25, 2012

    Brothers That Stab Each Other Together Go to Jail Together

    Sibling rivalry took on a whole new meaning in San Francisco's North Bach neighborhood yesterday when two brothers were injured after allegedly stabbing each other in the head. Officer Gordon Shyy detailed the crime like this: At about 7 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of Broadway St. on r ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    Pedestrian Clinging to Life After Hit-and-Run Accident

    Another San Francisco pedestrian was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a driver who then sped off, leaving the victim bleeding on the street. According to police, the 39-year-old man was walking across the 2100 block of Market Street just after midnight today when he was hit head-on by an un ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012

    Man's Bad Night Starts With Flat Tire, Ends With Robbery

    Hump Day was quite a steep hill for this San Francisco man to climb. On Wednesday, just before midnight, a 35-year-old man  pulled over at Evans and Cesar Chavez after he got a flat tire. As the unfortunate man was changing his tire, another man approached him, pulled out a gun, and demanded hi ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Cops Find Unconscious Man in Pool of Blood

    San Francisco police are trying to figure out what happened to a 50-year-old man who was found in a pool of blood in his garage over the weekend, in what police are calling an aggravated assault. Officer Gordon Shyy says police were called to 1135 Ellis Street at about 12:48 p.m. on Friday to do a w ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    S.F. Man Stabbed While Trying to Enjoy His TV Show Last Night

    Here's a decent plot for some bad television. San Francisco police are looking for a man who made his way inside a 52-year-old man's apartment and stabbed him as he relaxed in front of the television. According to Officer Gordon Shyy, the suspect -- only described as a white man in his 30s -- kicked ... More >>

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    July 23, 2012

    SFPD Looking for Driver Who Hit Cyclist and Sped Off

    San Francisco police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a black pickup truck that allegedly smashed into a biker pedaling near the Panhandle neighborhood this weekend. According to police reports, the cyclist was riding northbound on the 200 block of Masonic Avenue just before 2 a.m. on ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    Man Seriously Hurt in North Beach Fight

    A 64-year-old man is clinging to life this morning after being beaten in North Beach last night. Police were called to the 200 block of Columbus Avenue at about 10:40 p.m. on reports of a fight. When they arrived, they found the victim on the ground.Police say the victim got into a fight with the 33 ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Chocolate Factory Worker Who Was Shot by S.F. Cop Yesterday Dies

    The chocolate factory worker who was clinging to life yesterday after police shot him has died. The Medical Examiner tells us they have identified the man, but would not release his name until his family is notified. Yesterday morning, police were called to Pier 17 after the man who was shot alleged ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Tony Harper Identified as Man Killed in Double Shooting; Homicide No. 37

    Medical authorities confirmed that 27-year-old Tony Harper was killed in a double shooting in the city's Bayview neighborhood on Friday night. Police say there was a second man who was shot and remains at San Francisco General Hospital with life-threatening injuries. According to police, the two men ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    Passenger Chokes Cab Driver in Mission, Steals Taxi

    As we've pointed out before, driving a cab in San Francisco is about as dangerous as being an unarmed cop.   Sadly, one local cabbie learned just how ungrateful (drunk?) passengers can be when he picked up a rowdy trio at the corner of Valencia and 18th streets early Tuesday morning. The troubl ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    William Castillo Identified as Man Murdered in Visitaction Valley; Homicide No. 27

    (Update 4 p.m.): The Medical Examiner has identified the man killed early this morning as 21-year-old William Castillo of San Francisco. (Original story 9:10 a.m.): A 23-year-old man was shot to death early this morning near the Sunnydale Housing Projects, according to police. Sgt. Daryl Fong said j ... More >>

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    May 2, 2012

    Man Shot Sunday in Potrero Hill Dies

    A 23-year-old man died Tuesday morning from injuries he received after being shot in the Potrero Hill neighborhood on Sunday morning. According to press reports, the man was in the back seat of a car that was dropping someone off on Watchman Way early Sunday morning when they heard gun shots. The dr ... More >>

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    April 27, 2012

    Man Critically Stabbed in Tenderloin

    A 57-year-old man is in critical condition this morning after he was brutally stabbed yesterday evening in the city's Tenderloin District. Police were called to the intersection of Hyde and Turk streets at about 4:20 p.m. on reports of a collapsed man "bleeding heavily." When police arrived, they fo ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Man Shot in the Head Last Night in Oceanview Neighborhood

    A 48-year-old man is in critical condition this morning after he was reportedly shot in the head last night in the city's Oceanview neighborhood. According to Sgt. Michael Andrayachak, police were called to the intersection of Plymouth and Farallones streets at about 8:45 p.m. on reports of a shooti ... More >>

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    April 3, 2012

    Lawrence Richardson Shot to Death in Western Addition; Homicide No. 18

    Medical authorities have identified 21-year-old Lawrence Richardson as the man who was fatally shot last night as he walked out of a corner store on Eddy Street. Police said someone fire at Richardson, a San Francisco resident, as he stood on the sidewalk at the 1800 block of Eddy Street near Divisi ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Woman Critically Hurt in Hit-and-Run Accident

    ​(Update 12:54 p.m.) Police say they arrested Craig Sheppard in connection with the hit-and-run last night. He was charged with felony hit-and-run and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.(Original story 9:30 a.m.) A 47-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning with life-threatenin ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Cyclist Suffers Head Trauma After Being Hit by Postal Truck

    ​(Update 2 p.m.): Officer Albie Esparza informs us that the victim was treated at San Francisco General Hospital and is doing just fine. The woman was not wearing a helmet when the truck driver rolled through a stop sign and hit her. (Original story 9:10 a.m.) A 39-year-old woman is in critical co ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Man Stabbed to Death in SOMA, Homicide No. 1

    ​Police say a man was stabbed to death in SOMA early this morning, making it San Francisco's first homicide of 2012. Officers told reporters that at about 2:40 a.m. they found the man on the corner of Sixth and Stevenson streets, bleeding from a stab wound. He was taken to San Francisco General Ho ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Teen Shot to Death in Visitacion Valley; Homicide No. 31

    Homicide in Visitaction Valley ​An 18-year-old man was shot to death while standing on the sidewalk in Visitacion Valley, police said. The man -- who has not yet been identified -- was standing at the 200 block of Rey Street at about 10 p.m. when two men approached him and fired several shots befo ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Woman Eats Pot Brownie Then Jumps Off Inner Sunset Balcony

    Coming down hard -- literally -- after a bad high ​Here's a new anti-drug advertisement.A woman in the living in the Inner Sunset thought it was a good idea to devour some pot brownies and then thought it was an even better idea to jump off her balcony.The fun all started at about 7 p.m. when the ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    S.F Cop Beaten by Teen Riding Muni

    Rage face​A kid in the Richmond District with a big temper and a lot of testosterone took his rage out on a local cop last week, knocking him to the ground. At about 4 p.m., on Thursday cops were alerted to several juveniles who had just gotten into a fist fight at the corner of 17th and Geary Bou ... More >>

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    February 10, 2011

    S.F. Man Shot After Dispute Over Chihuahua in a Pink Sweater

    Adorable ​Update: Police arrest shopkeeper in connection with shooting. Sam Zazzouh, 42, of Fairfield was arrested inside the store after the shooting. He has been charged with three felonies, including assault with a deadly weapon, carrying a loaded firearm not registered to him, and shooting in ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Man Shot in Potrero Hill; Homicide No. 11

    Rapid fire​Minutes before two merchants were found shot to death in Fisherman's Wharf, police officers were across town responding to another homicide in Potrero Hill.At about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, a man was shot and killed on the 900 block of Connecticut Street, outside an apartment building. Police ... More >>

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    January 20, 2011

    Joe Olivares Hernandez, Temple Nightclub Homicide Victim, Donates Organs to Californians

    Courtesy of Hernandez FamilyOrgan Donor ​Joe Olivares Hernandez, the man beaten to death at Temple Nightclub, wanted to be a doctor to help save lives -- and he is managing to do just that a few weeks after he died. Hernandez, a 30-year-old medical student at UCSF, had told his family he wanted to ... More >>

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    July 1, 2010

    Daevonn Hartley, Apparent Embarcadero BART Suicide Attempt, Dies of His Wounds

    ​The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office identified the person who yesterday wandered onto the BART tracks at Embarcadero in an apparent suicide attempt. Sadly, the attempt was successful -- Daevonn Hartley, a 16-year-old male Fremont resident, died of his wounds at 7 p.m. last night at San Fr ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    Vacationing Ohio Couple Victims in Fiery Taxi Crash

    www.ktvu.comVacation ends in fatal taxi crash​A man and woman from Ohio, visiting San Francisco on vacation, are the victims in a fatal taxicab crash, authorities have just announced.The woman was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at San Francisco General Hospital from the scene of the 10:57 ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Bicyclist Asks Motorist to Share the Road, Witness Claims Motorist Shared His Fist Instead

    Please don't assault my rider.​Bicyclists and motorists frequently display a this-road's-not-big-enough-for-the-both-of-us attitude, and it's usually all bluster. But on Monday afternoon, an altercation between a bicyclist and a motorist ended with cracked skull and a fe ... More >>

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