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SF judge declines to release man held in alleged attack on family

SF judge declines to release man held in alleged attack on family

By Sari Staver

A man who repeatedly slipped through the system and has been accused of attacking people in the Castro remains in custody in San Francisco County jail, following a preliminary hearing July 15 in connection with unrelated charges.

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By John Ferrannini | June 11, 2020

An arrest has been made in an alleged break-in early Thursday at Eureka Sky, a cannabis retail store that opened in the Castro in February.

By John Ferrannini | June 10, 2020

Police have made an arrest in the case of an alleged burglary in the Castro early Wednesday.


By John Ferrannini | May 28, 2020

Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman hosted an online town hall May 27 to answer questions about the recent Mission District shooting that killed a bisexual transit advocate and injured one other person.

By John Ferrannini | May 6, 2020

A bisexual man who co-founded a group for LGBT public transit enthusiasts has died at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital after being one of two people injured in a Friday night shooting in the city's Mission district.


By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

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By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

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By John Ferrannini | February 13, 2020

James Rickleffs, a San Francisco man found guilty last March of murdering a gay man in 2012, will not be sentenced for at least two more months.

By John Ferrannini | January 31, 2020

The man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case has completed his sentence.


By John Ferrannini | January 8, 2020

A man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case didn't show up to a San Francisco Superior Court hearing January 8 as deputy public defenders said that he no longer lives in the U.S.

By John Ferrannini | December 18, 2019

James Rickleffs, a San Francisco man found guilty of murder in March, has a new attorney as his case moves to the sentencing phase.


By John Ferrannini | December 10, 2019

A status hearing will be held in January for a San Francisco man who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case.

By John Ferrannini | December 5, 2019

A man who was arrested for possessing a firearm during San Francisco Pride festivities this year has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.


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