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

If South Carolina cop is convicted of murder, it may be unprecedented

sfgate.com — 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

blog.sfgate.com — 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

sfgate.com — 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

sfgate.com — 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

blog.sfgate.com — 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’

blog.sfgate.com — 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

What happens to police officers accused of murder?

sfgate.com — In the past 20 years, at least 17 police officers in the United States have been charged with murder for their actions in line-of-duty shootings. A grand jury has been hearing evidence behind closed doors and must decide whether to indict the officer, Darren Wilson, in the August killing of Michael Brown.

Cal prof says teams should go for it more often on fourth down

sfgate.com — 49ers coach Steve Mariucci, who last season was successful in nine of 17 fourth-down tries, said he would read the paper but added, He has got to realize it's not just a numbers game. . . . Researchers have, somewhat famously, debunked the belief that basketball players make shots in streaks.

Johannes Mehserle sentenced to 2-year minimum term

sfgate.com — A judge sentenced ex-BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle to the minimum term of two years in prison Friday for fatally shooting unarmed train rider Oscar Grant, saying he believed the former officer's testimony that he had confused his pistol for a Taser.

Throngs of fans already packing Civic Center Plaza for Giants celebration

sfgate.com — Among the crowd in orange in black was Manuel Lozano, 61, a forklift operator an dlongtime Giants fan who work up at 1 a.m. and drove from Mendota (Fresno County) with his daughter and two grandsons, ages 9 and 12.
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Apr 17, 2015

RT @pfimrite: Half of Point Reyes elk herd dies of thirst, sparking calls to ignore rancher protests & set them free. http://t.co/cx0Nxtpi…

Apr 16, 2015

RT @awinston: Big takeaways from today's report on #Oakland's discipline & arbitration system for police: don't mess w/fed judges like Park…

Apr 16, 2015

Earlier investigative piece on OPD's trouble disciplining officers by @awinston @eastbayexpress: eastbayexpress.com/oakland/why-oa…

Apr 16, 2015

"After Roche was reinstated, the sergeant who had investigated him changed her Facebook profile to "an image of a saint with Roche’s face""

Apr 16, 2015

"In one case, after an officer was shot, the dept tried to fire a 2nd officer after awarding that officer a medal of merit in the incident"

Apr 16, 2015

Oakland police discipline system broken, report says -- city repeatedly losing cases in arbitration sfgate.com/bayarea/articl… via @henryklee

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