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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via KRON 4
An 18-year-old San Francisco man was shot and killed in a fight at a South of Market single-room occupancy hotel in 2013 after he and a friend tried to get in without paying, prosecutors said in opening statements today at the trial of two men charged in his death. Daniel Beltran, 18, was shot and killed around 5 a.m. on July 22, 2013 outside the Henry Hotel, a single-room occupancy hotel at Sixth and Mission Streets. Comment?
Thursday Aug 18 | via KRON 4
A San Francisco jury Thursday found a San Mateo man guilty of murder and other felony charges in connection with a 2013 shooting in a South of Market parking lot that occurred during a dispute over a traffic collision. The seven-man, five-woman jury, which began deliberations on Thursday, found Michael Sione Green, 26, guilty Thursday afternoon of murder, attempted murder, assault and weapons charges in connection with the Nov. 17, 2013 shooting that killed Sacramento resident Melquiesha Warren. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 10 | via Curbed
Are concerns about an arson hotspot in the Mission smoke or fire? After high-profile blazes in the rapidly-changing neighborhood promoted David Campos to hint at the possibility of nefarious shenanigans at play, we took a look at city data to uncover whether the supervisor's worries about an arson cluster are hot air. "I'm a survivor," says JosA Montoya, sitting in the basement of the Salvation Army building in the Mission. Comment?
Thursday Aug 4 | via KRON 4
Responding to recent bicyclist and pedestrian deaths, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Thursday issued an executive directive committing to accelerated safety improvements to the city's streets and bike network over the next nine months. The directive includes a commitment to safety improvements in the South of Market neighborhood and in Golden Gate Park, where two bicyclists were killed within hours of each other on a single day in June, over the next six to nine months. Comment?
Friday Jul 29 | via MySanAntonio.com
A California man was arrested on suspicion of strong-arm robbery after he allegedly stole $300 from a Girl Scout. Cody Gintz, 23, yanked the cash box from a 10-year-old girl selling cookies in front of a grocery store in San Jose. Comment?
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