Stories about Crime

First mayoral debate has no winners and too much agreement

None of the candidates made a case for why they are different than the others; that's a problem when the city is in a serious crisis and so many voters are undecided

Erik Prince, Blackwater founder, on ‘shithole countries’

His pro-Trump comments are just a small piece of his truly alarming proposal for a private global spy network

Garcia Zarate gets time served — but won’t go free

Judge sentences him to three years, which he has already served -- but now the feds want to try him again for the same gun crime

Growing chorus agrees Gascon bungled the Zarate case

While rightwingosphere goes crazy, SF looks at how DA tried to turn tragic accident into murder

Why was Garcia Zarate charged with murder?

Jury verdict shows that the DA's case was shaky, at best -- so why did Gascon pursue this?

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

Wrongfully convicted man suing SF over case where Inspector Evans gave what one critic called wildly inaccurate testimony

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.

Could the gun that killed Kate Steinle have fired by accident?

That's the issue the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate focused on today