Stories about Crime

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

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

Prosecution expert presents conflicting testimony on Steinle shooting

No clear evidence from key witness that Zarate intended to point a gun at the victim

Zarate had gunshot residue on his hands — one tiny particle

Forensic evidence doesn't seem to add much to the prosecution's case

The Steinle crime scene: The gun, the shirt ….

... and scant evidence that Zarate was "fleeing" Pier 14 after the tragic shooting

Zarate: Intentional killer — or confused and mentally ill?

Prosecution witnesses inconsistent in second day of trial