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Shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin Wounds 8, Prompts Call for Action

March 24, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin Wounds 8, Prompts Call for Action

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Street fight preceded shooting, which has renewed calls for police to crack down on one notorious block.

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City College of San Francisco to Review Protest Violence, Civil Discourse

March 21, 2014 | 5:18 pm

City College of San Francisco to Review Protest Violence, Civil Discourse

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Chancellor says he plans to hire a legal expert to examine last week’s violence at a protest.

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Iraq Vet Scott Olsen Settles ‘Occupy’ Suit Against Oakland

March 21, 2014 | 12:33 pm

Iraq Vet Scott Olsen Settles ‘Occupy’ Suit Against Oakland

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City calls $4.5 million settlement ‘fair.’ Victim says no amount of money can heal his injuries.

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San Francisco Pedestrian Killed by Hit-and-Run SUV Driver

March 20, 2014 | 4:50 pm

San Francisco Pedestrian Killed by Hit-and-Run SUV Driver

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Woman killed in by crosswalk by driver who reportedly circled back to scene of accident, then fled.

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Appeals Court Upholds California’s DNA Collection Law

March 20, 2014 | 2:40 pm

Appeals Court Upholds California’s DNA Collection Law

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Law requires anyone arrested for a felony to give DNA samples, even if they’re never formally charged.

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Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

March 14, 2014 | 6:00 am

Bay Area Police Departments Using ‘StingRay’ Surveillance Technology

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Local police can track people and collect data in real time with this controversial technology.

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Park Officials: Illegal Cutting of Redwoods Is Increasing

March 5, 2014 | 4:59 pm

Park Officials: Illegal Cutting of Redwoods Is Increasing

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By removing burls, timber thieves end genetic life of a line of trees; 15 were damaged in February.

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Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

March 5, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Version of Disputed Surveillance Center

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After rising chorus of privacy concerns, system will cover only airport and Port of Oakland property.

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Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

February 25, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.

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Parole Denied for Admitted Cop Killer, Member of ‘San Francisco Eight’

February 25, 2014 | 9:45 am

Parole Denied for Admitted Cop Killer, Member of ‘San Francisco Eight’

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New York panel rejects bid by Herman Bell, convicted in three ambush killings of officers in early 1970s.

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