03 Sep 2019

San Francisco Chief of Police apologizes to LGBTQ+ community

Chief of Police William Scott delivered a historic apology Aug. 26 to the city’s LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the San Francisco Police Department. “We are here tonight to reflect

30 Apr 2019

Standoff ends after police tackle suspect

A man found to be in possession of a stolen vehicle is taken away on a stretcher after being tackled by police on Tapia Drive near the SF State Humanities

09 Apr 2019

City hall approves memorial for Alex Nieto

Alex’s father, Refugio Nieto hugs Jennifer Raviv after the decision was made to build a memorial with the proper language to remember Alex Nieto’s death in Bernal Heights, where he

07 Nov 2018

Body found at Lake Merced, raises questions

A 64-year-old Daly City resident named Maria Lam was discovered dead at Lake Merced in the early morning of Tuesday, Oct. 30. The circumstances of her death will remain a

04 Apr 2018

Amazon Barbershop shootout

 Tensions were high at the town hall meeting at Balboa High School regarding the police-related shooting of a 21-year-old man at a barbershop in the outer Mission as an

28 Mar 2018

Hit and run

Police have confirmed that five people were hit by a white GMC van at Illinois and 24th streets according to the app Citizen. Police responded to the incident call around

24 Jan 2018

West Portal fire under investigation

Tuesday night at approximately 10:40 p.m., a three-alarm fire broke out at 32 West Portal Ave. and continued to spread to two neighboring businesses, according to an official press release

08 Nov 2017

Tasers: SFPD’s new weapon

Last Friday, all four mayoral appointees in the Police Commission voted yes on the approval for the San Francisco Police Department to use conducted electrical weapons, or tasers, in San

03 Feb 2017

San Francisco police stand with city against Trump

San Francisco Police suspended participation with the Joint Terrorism Task Force Wednesday night. The separation of the SFPD from the FBI ends a 10-year relationship, though a suspension is not

01 Dec 2016

SF State responds to Ohio State University attack

“Run. Hide. Fight.” Ohio State University students and faculty received this message Monday morning after a student terrorized the campus with a car and knife, sending 11 people to the

15 Oct 2015

Police charge SF State alumnus with possession of child pornography

San Francisco police arrested an SF State alumnus Oct. 8 on suspicion of possession of child pornography and the use of hidden cameras, SFGate reported. Police charged Duane Ackerman with several

13 Oct 2015

Documentary chronicles street musician’s story

The rhythmic cadence of Larry “Bucket Man” Hunt’s joyous drumming reaches the ears of pedestrians three blocks away from the Market Street Old Navy. The downtown sidewalk has been the drummer’s base

02 Oct 2013

Suspect in Justin Valdez shooting pleads not guilty

Nikhom Thephakaysone pled not guilty to three felony counts including the alleged murder of SF State sophomore Justin Valdez today at his arraignment. He is being detained without bail. SFPD

02 Oct 2013

Alleged shooter of Justin Valdez to be arraigned today

Nikhom Thephakaysone will be arraigned today, Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. on three felony charges including the murder of Justin Valdez; they were both SF State students. Valdez, the 20-year-old

25 Sep 2013

SF State student Justin Valdez shot and killed in Ingleside

UPDATE: Medical examiners have confirmed with Xpress the 20-year-old male victim was SF State sophomore Justin Valdez. San Francisco police have released footage of a homicide suspect taken prior to a

22 May 2013

SF State incidents create mixed reactions among students

[HTML1] SF State hosted its share of excitement this past week with six arrests, two protests and a load of stress to students, staff and faculty. The arrest of six

17 May 2013

SF Commune activists protest dorm arrests at SF State

[HTML7] [HTML6] SF Commune activists and SF State students gathered at Malcolm X Plaza today in protest of “police brutality” during the removal and arrest of six non-residents from Mary