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Online Extra: Arsonist Diaz takes plea deal in 2018 attempted murder case

Online Extra: Arsonist Diaz takes plea deal in 2018 attempted murder case

Convicted arsonist David Munoz Diaz pleaded guilty Friday, November 8, to three felony counts before he could stand trial in an attempted murder case, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney's office.

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By John Ferrannini | October 29, 2019

Carlos Gomez-Miranda has been found not guilty of burglary, but guilty of petty larceny, in connection with a July incident where jewelry and other personal items were stolen from the 18th Street home of a lesbian attorney in the Castro.

By John Ferrannini | October 18, 2019

Two men were threatened with battery in two incidents Monday, October 14, by people wearing masks, just blocks from the Castro.


By John Ferrannini | September 27, 2019

San Francisco police found no victims or suspects following a report of an alleged sexual assault on an apparent homeless woman in the Castro last week.

By Cynthia Laird | September 11, 2019

Michael William Magidson, the last of the four murderers of trans teen Gwen Araujo who is still in prison, was denied parole this week during a hearing at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, California where he is being held.


By Ed Walsh | September 5, 2019

An Alameda County Superior Court jury on Thursday acquitted one of the defendants in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire and hung on the other defendant.

By Ed Walsh | August 14, 2019

On the one-year anniversary of the grisly discovery of Brian Egg's headless torso in a fish tank in his South of Market home, no one has been prosecuted for the homicide.


By Meg Elison | August 7, 2019

A man was held over for trial Tuesday in the case of an alleged burglary in the Castro in late June in which jewelry and other items were stolen from the home of a prominent lesbian attorney.

By Sari Staver | July 24, 2019

Spike's, a longtime gay-owned Castro coffee shop at 4117 19th Street, was burglarized in the early morning hours of July 23.


By Sari Staver | July 2, 2019

Lesbian Castro attorney found used needles and heroin in her home after it was burglarized over the weekend and says she's ready to leave San Francisco.

By Meg Elison | June 12, 2019

A 55-year-old trans woman was the victim of an aggravated assault at the corner of Castro and Market streets, according to a San Francisco Police Department daily crime report from May 30.


By Meg Elison | June 4, 2019

San Francisco police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged attack on two gay men who were in the city last weekend for the California Democratic Party convention.

By Ed Walsh | May 15, 2019

A newly released autopsy report on the death of a gay man, Brian Egg, whose decomposed torso was found in a fish tank in his South of Market home over the summer, reveals his cause of death was "unspecified homicidal violence with blunt force trauma."


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