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SFPD reports man robbed at gunpoint in Castro

SFPD reports man robbed at gunpoint in Castro

A man was held up at gunpoint and robbed in the Castro May 5, according to a report from the San Francisco Police Department.

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By Eric Burkett | April 4, 2022

In an encore performance, a man arrested for suspicion of breaking into the Castro Theatre March 29 was arrested again, April 1, for allegedly breaking into the historic movie palace days later, authorities said.

By Eric Burkett | March 30, 2022

Three men were arrested after breaking into the iconic Castro Theatre early March 29 and allegedly causing extensive damage to equipment inside.


By Brody Levesque, Washington Blade | March 11, 2022

Cook County Judge James Linn sentenced gay actor Jussie Smollett to 30 months of probation and 150 days in jail for lying to police about a racist and homophobic attack that he staged.

By Lou Chibbaro Jr., Washington Blade | March 10, 2022

A five-member U.S. Parole Commission voted 4-1 on March 7 to deny parole to a former U.S. Navy sailor sentenced to life in prison for the 1992 anti-gay murder of fellow U.S. Navy sailor Allen Schindler while the two were stationed in Japan.


By Eric Burkett | February 28, 2022

A string of violent robberies extending from Noe Valley into the Mission Wednesday, February 23, has led to the arrests of three suspects.

By Lou Chibbaro Jr., Washington Blade | February 22, 2022

A former U.S. Navy sailor sentenced to life in prison for the 1992 anti-gay murder of fellow U.S. Navy sailor Allen Schindler while the two were stationed in Japan received a recommendation for parole at a February 17 hearing.


By Eric Burkett | February 16, 2022

A shooting in the parking lot of Market Street Safeway in the Castro left two people injured late Tuesday afternoon.

By | February 9, 2022

Crime reporting through the history of the Bay Area Reporter will be the focus of the tenth online panel discussion, part of the newspaper's 50th anniversary commemorations.


By John Ferrannini | January 27, 2022

San Francisco police also announced they have identified a sixth victim of one of the city's most infamous serial killers.

By John Ferrannini | January 25, 2022

Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate crimes were up 567% in 2021 — a dramatic spike. LGBTQs were the next most-targeted group, with a 50% rise over 2020 numbers.


By John Ferrannini | January 14, 2022

Criminal charges have been dismissed against a gay San Francisco man who was allegedly beaten by police during an altercation in the Castro last year.

By John Ferrannini | January 7, 2022

The San Francisco Police Department is investigating a possible assault in the Castro neighborhood January 3 that led to life-threatening injuries for a 33-year-old man.


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