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Black Brothers Esteem founder Norman Tanner dies after hit-and-run

Black Brothers Esteem founder Norman Tanner dies after hit-and-run

By Sari Staver

Norman Tanner, a gay man who was a nationally prominent leader in HIV prevention and support, died Friday, October 5, two days after a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco. He was 60.

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By Alex Madison | October 17, 2018

A San Francisco Superior Court jury began deliberating Tuesday in the Michael Phillips murder trial.

By Ed Walsh | October 10, 2018

San Francisco Police Department brass are still not saying whether the department's handling of the Brian Egg homicide case violated department policy on well-being checks for missing people.


By Alex Madison | October 10, 2018

The defense's case opened and closed in two days in the Michael Phillips murder trial in San Francisco Superior Court. Closing arguments are expected next week.

By Alex Madison | October 3, 2018

Forensic and other scientific evidence was the main topic for witnesses in the Michael Phillips murder trial in San Francisco Superior Court October 1-2.


By Ed Walsh | September 27, 2018

The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office has identified the headless torso found in a fish tank in a South of Market home last month as Brian Egg, 65.

By Alex Madison | September 26, 2018

The rainbow flag that flies on the Guerneville Plaza flagpole has been stolen yet again. Since the flag was first put up in June 2017, it has been stolen more than half a dozen times. It has been replaced and is currently flying.


By Alex Madison | September 26, 2018

Prosecutors in the Michael Phillips murder trial continued calling witnesses Monday, September 24, and demonstrated Phillips' desperation for money and his attempt to steal money from the man he is charged with killing, James Sheahan.

By Ed Walsh | September 19, 2018

Despite efforts by lesbian Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus, San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is not talking about his department's "wellness check" policy, which has come under scrutiny in light of the SFPD's handling of the case Brian Egg.


By Alex Madison | September 19, 2018

Three men reportedly mugged a man near Mission Dolores Park Sunday, September 16.

By Ed Walsh | September 12, 2018

A San Francisco police commissioner and a city supervisor are weighing in with concerns about the police handling of the case of Brian Egg, whose headless torso is believed to have been left in a fish tank in his South of Market house.


By Heather Cassell | September 6, 2018

A promising doctoral clinical psychology student at Northwestern University was killed over the deadly Labor Day weekend in Chicago, just hours after his arrival in the Windy City.

By Ed Walsh | September 5, 2018

Serious questions are being raised over whether the San Francisco Police Department's early inaction in the Brian Egg case effectively jeopardized the department's current homicide investigation.


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