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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

sfgate.com — 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

blog.sfgate.com — 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

sfgate.com — 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.
Jun 05, 2015

Bats flying into stands are no joke. There were a couple near misses in the 2010 WS at AT&T sfgate.com/giants/article… pic.twitter.com/J1agIXv1Ax

Batts quit as court report blasted Oakland cops

sfgate.com — 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.
Apr 27, 2015

Current Baltimore police chief is Anthony Batts, who left Oakland after failure to follow through w/federal reforms: sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @caillemillner: Current Baltimore police chief is Anthony Batts, who left Oakland after failure to follow through w/federal reforms: sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @caillemillner: Current Baltimore police chief is Anthony Batts, who left Oakland after failure to follow through w/federal reforms: sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @caillemillner: Current Baltimore police chief is Anthony Batts, who left Oakland after failure to follow through w/federal reforms: sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

Apr 27, 2015

RT @togglecoat: Baltimore police chief Batts resigned as chief in Oakland over systemic mismanagement of police abuse complaints sfgate.com/bayarea/articl…

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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.
Apr 10, 2015

Updated: At least 22 U.S. officers charged w/ murder in past 20 yrs. No murder convictions. sfchronicle.com/news/article/I… pic.twitter.com/hOSbk5gL4Y

Apr 10, 2015

If South Carolina cop is convicted of murder, it may be unprecedented sfchronicle.com/news/article/I… via @sfchronicle

Apr 10, 2015

Since 1995, at least 22 officers charged with murder for on-duty shootings. None of them were convicted of murder sfchronicle.com/news/article/I…

Apr 10, 2015

RT @WesleyLowery: Since 1995, at least 22 officers charged with murder for on-duty shootings. None of them were convicted of murder sfchronicle.com/news/article/I…

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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.
Mar 20, 2015

RT @SFGate: Young lovers who smashed through Bernal Hill gate with their car did it for the nookie. sfg.ly/1HbjQw1 pic.twitter.com/jiDxbmt9yS

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.
Feb 03, 2015

Hope the slaying of The Jacka in Oakland doesn't have the blowback of the murder of Mac Dre bit.ly/1zyjflE pic.twitter.com/84zmZq9gIS

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.
Feb 01, 2015

Estranged family of man arrested in SF body parts case: he had “challenges," decades of run-ins with the law. @SFGate m.sfgate.com/crime/article/…

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
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Jul 29, 2015

RT @henryklee: These 3 tied to wild shootout that left cohort & woman dead, per @AntiochPolice @ContraCostaDA bit.ly/1Mtvyak http:/…

Jul 29, 2015

RT @bill_hutchinson: Source tells @SFChronicle Santa Cruz girl was strangled and sexually abused. Our report by @henryklee & @JennaJouno ht…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @henryklee: 15yo boy killed Madyson,8, in his apt before body found hidden in trash bin, per @SantaCruzPolice. DA reviewing case pic.twitter.com/TaIOIChKeW

Jul 28, 2015

RT @sfkale: 15-year-old who also lived in apartment complex arrested, at SCPD station being interviewed by detectives, per chief.

Jul 28, 2015

RT @sfkale: Santa Cruz PD Chief Kevin Vogel confirms that body of young female, likely Maddy Middleton, found in dumpster near where she disappeared.

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