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Assistant Metro Editor — San Francisco Chronicle
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San Francisco Chronicle Deputy Metro Editor, heading up breaking news coverage and web reporting at SFGate. Tips always appreciated.

By the numbers: Who got killed, and why, in California last year — A report this week by the California Department of Justice showing that homicides and other violent crimes continued to drop statewide in 2014 also gave a look at the nature of killings last year. Overall, 1,697 people were slain - an eye-opening amount to be sure but a 3 percent decline from 2013 and the lowest number since 1971.

See the best T-shirts, signs and costumes at the Warriors’ victory parade — Warriors fans who started packing the downtown Oakland parade route Friday morning before dawn brought championship-level creativity to their team tributes, displayed on T-shirts and hats and signs and faces and other things. So did opportunistic street merchants selling blue and gold wares to the hordes.

Flying bats hit young boys in 1st 2 Series games — Flying bats hit young boys in 1st 2 Series games For the second night in a row at the World Series, it happened, and both times young fans were struck by bats in Section 121, on the third-base side.

Batts quit as court report blasted Oakland cops — Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts announced his resignation after receiving a highly critical report from a court-appointed monitor tracking reforms the department was ordered to make after four officers were accused more than a decade ago of systematically beating and framing suspects.

If South Carolina cop is convicted of murder, it may be unprecedented — If a white South Carolina police officer is convicted of murder for gunning down an unarmed black man as he ran away, the verdict would be unprecedented or nearly so. In the past 20 years, at least 22 police officers in the United States have been charged with murder for their actions in line-of-duty shootings, according to a Chronicle review of news archives.

Odd crash on Bernal Hill was lust-related — The Bernalwood news site has gotten to the bottom of a head-scratcher of a Honda crash that happened early Monday on the summit of San Francisco's Bernal Heights Hill, beyond an access gate that was left with a busted lock and near the radio tower.

A deadly tale of underground rap / Vallejo's Mac Dre was slain in a dispute over money -- rumors led to reprisal and 3 more killings, police say — A deadly tale of underground rap / Vallejo's Mac Dre was slain in a dispute over money -- rumors led to reprisal and 3 more killings, police say [...] his clever, hardcore rhymes had an underground following, and when he was killed on a Kansas City freeway last November, hip-hop radio stations mourned him at length.

S.F. police ID suspect in suitcase body-parts killing — S.F. police ID suspect in suitcase body-parts killing A man who had drifted far from home and family was arrested early Saturday in connection with the grisly slaying of the still-unidentified man whose chopped-up body was discovered in and around a dumped suitcase South of Market.

California’s falling homicide rate, by the numbers — Murder is way down in the Bay Area, as The Chronicle's Henry K. Lee reported in a front-page story this weekend that looked at the heartening numbers from 2014. But it's not just a local trend: Across California, for reasons that aren't well understood, annual homicides plunged 27

Protester beaten by vandals: ‘This harms movements’ — A powerful video posted to YouTube shows a bloodied man in the moments after he had two teeth knocked out by masked vandals late Tuesday in Oakland during a protest against police brutality that ranged from Berkeley to Oakland to Emeryville. The video, posted by former Chronicle reporter Just
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Jul 03, 2015

RT @EvanSernoffsky: Pier shooting suspect released from S.F. Jail in March despite ICE hold. Has 7 felonies, was deported 5 times…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @nbcbayarea: Pic of suspect in news crew mugging; reporters were at Pier 14 covering shooting. (h/t @ktvu)

Jul 02, 2015

RT @EvanSernoffsky: Woman killed on San Francisco pier was ‘strong-willed and beautiful’…

Jul 02, 2015

Woman killed in horrific attack on San Francisco pier identified… via @evansernoffsky @haleaziz

Jul 02, 2015

RT @BungerKCBS: @KTVU news van goes off-road covering Sunol fire. No injuries. View from @CBSSF copter

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