Two white men were convicted of assaulting two Mexican citizens outside a Tenderloin bar, although a jury did not buy prosecutors' allegations that the assault was racially motivated and constituted a hate crime, the office of District Attorney George Gascón announced today.The case stemmed from ... More >>
DA George GascónThree challengers of interim District Attorney George Gascón in this year's DA's race are calling upon him to recuse himself from a potential investigation of criminal wrongdoing by the committee behind the campaign to draft Mayor Ed Lee to run for a full term.Last week, retired ... More >>
Henry TherkieldOne of two key witnesses in the hate crime assault and criminal threatening case against Chris Brymer -- the former University of Southern California and National Football League offensive lineman featured in the current SF Weekly cover story -- now denies that Brymer threatened hi ... More >>
Experts say ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal justice system. Former USC lineman Chris Brymer is exhibit A.
Know your anarchists! When the Average Joe thinks of an anarchist, he thinks of white folks dressed in black who break windows at World Trade Organization summits. But there's more sects of self-proclaimed anarchists than varieties of Heinz condiments -- and two diametrically opposed groups are n ... More >>