Years from now, Rob Ford will be an afterthought. And yet, when he inevitably surfaces during an altercation at a Wingstop or while attempting to do the Charleston on some manner of horrid TV program, we all may, fleetingly, recall how odd it was that Toronto's porcine mayor was in the news due to a ... More >>
Wallace Loggins, the Muni driver who allegedly ran over 23-year-old Emily Dunn as she walked through the Castro, is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow morning for his pretrial hearing. Loggins, 36, was charged with vehicular manslaughter after he hit and killed Dunn as she legally crossed ... More >>
I'm harmless, really...Danny Garcia, who is facing trial in the killing of Palm Springs retiree Clifford Lambert, will be allowed to use a government-purchased laptop for his jailhouse defense, a judge has decided. A City News Service story on the decision reported that Garcia will not have Inter ... More >>
Danny Garcia says he was recruited to find boys willing to testify against Thomas WhiteThomas White, a San Francisco financier imprisoned in Mexico after accusations he traveled to Puerto Vallarta to molest underaged boys, will continue resisting extradition to the United States. Oddly, he does s ... 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.
Three years ago Linda Woo, then 40, woke her two children, wrapped them in blankets, and placed them inside a Subaru Outback owned by a man who had recently broken off a six-year-affair with her. Also in the car had been placed a lit barbecue grill -- which Woo had bought along with a carbon monoxid ... More >>
A tired writer could describe Ex-Supervisor Ed Jew's rise and fall as "meteoric" -- but, then, meteors don't really rise that often. So let's liken Jew to a bottle rocket -- he ascended gloriously before flaming out for all to see and falling back to the earth in singed chunks.Jew's final descent co ... More >>
Palm Springs arrests cast doubt on the prosecution of a San Francisco man in a sex tourism case.
Five years ago, federal sex abuse charges lodged against against financier Thomas Frank White put an elderly San Francisco multimillionaire's face on what was then seen as the growing international scourge of sex tourism. This week White's main accuser and his attorney, who together helped set ... More >>
Sara Jane Olson's attorney would like to say a few words about how her San Francisco co-counsel handled the high-profile case
With an October trial in the offing, prosecutors had every intention of proving that Symbionese Liberation Army member Sara Jane Olson was a domestic terrorist who helped plant bombs under police cars 26 years ago.
How a bright and beguiling budget analyst allegedly fleeced a showcase minority aid program at SFSU
Twelve convicted drug dealers and other major felons have recently been employed by the San Francisco Housing Authority. But are there even more criminals on the public payroll?