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City Sheriff Wants Obamacare For Inmates

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

As the Affordable Care Act rolls out across the country, the sheriff of San Francisco wants to get an unexpected group on board: former inmates. B...

Aaron Sankin

MIRKARIMI SPEAKS: Sheriff Opens Up On Domestic Violence, Personal Demons In Lengthy Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.21.2012 | San Francisco

"Your parents got divorced when you were five, do you think that's related to your abandonment issues?" host Scott Shafer asked an emotional Ross Mirk...

Mayor Cracks Down On Mirkarimi

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 12.29.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The district attorney and the mayor said Monday they are seeking legislation to prohibit the reinstated San Francisco sheriff fr...

Aaron Sankin

ROSS IN LIMBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.17.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO - The fate of San Francisco's embattled Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi remains in limbo, as the city's Ethics Commission handed down its recomme...

PHOTOS: Embattled Sheriff's Romantic Reunion With His Wife

| Posted 09.19.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's The Snitch. By Suzanne Stathatos This morning, suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi e...

Aaron Sankin

Mayor Lee: 'Enough Is Enough'

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.12.2012 | San Francisco

Ed Lee is not happy. When San Francisco's mayor began the process of permanently removing scandal-plagued sheriff Ross Mirkarimi from office, his ...

Mayor Lee: Working With The Sheriff Would Be 'Extremely Difficult'

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 08.30.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Friday that he would find it "extremely difficult" to work again with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi if the s...

Sheriff To Ethics Panel: 'I Was Wrong'

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said Friday that he would find it "extremely difficult" to work again with Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi if ...

Mirkarimi's Ethics Hearing Begins

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.20.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Ethics Commission opened its historic inquiry into Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's fitness for office Tuesday with a tedio...

WATCH: The Infamous Ross Mirkarimi Tape Finally Released

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.31.2012 | San Francisco

The past year has been a public airing of dirty laundry for suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez. Since a neigh...

'A Circus': The Ross Mirkarimi Saga Somehow Gets Even Crazier

Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.14.2012 | San Francisco

Last week, the legal team working on the behalf of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi said the proceedings of the Ethics Committee inquiry...

Aaron Sankin

Prominent Political Group Fights Mirkarimi's Suspension

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.18.2012 | San Francisco

The last few months have been rough on San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi. After the revelation of an altercation between Mirkarimi and his wife,...

Mirkarimi's Wife Breaks Her Silence

AP | Posted 06.06.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The domestic violence case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was akin to a coup and was intended to bring him down, h...

Will Ross Mirkarimi Resign?

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.20.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pressure mounted Tuesday at a tense City Hall for the mayor and other elected officials to address the domestic violence conviction o...

Mirkarimi Sentenced For False Imprisonment

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.19.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A contrite and emotional San Francisco sheriff apologized Monday for a domestic violence incident with his wife after a judge se...

THE LATEST: Mirkarimi Plea Questioned By Fatherly Gascon, Protested By Anti-Domestic Violence Groups

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.16.2012 | San Francisco

The legal case against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi may be over, but it seems as though the battle has only just begun. On Monday, Mirkari...

The City Reacts To Sheriff's Controversial Plea Deal

Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco

On Monday, San Francisco was aflutter as the city's sheriff Ross Mirkarimi pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment -- a plea bargain that all...

SF Sheriff Enters Plea, Sentenced

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.12.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco's sheriff pleaded guilty Monday to false imprisonment, avoiding a domestic violence trial that threatened to air a...

Controversial Domestic Abuse Video To Be Shown At Sheriff's Trial

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 05.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — An emotional video involving the wife of San Francisco's sheriff can be used as evidence during his trial on domestic violence c...

Sheriff's Actress Wife Adds To Domestic Abuse Trial Drama

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 05.04.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Months after moving to the United States, Latin America telenovela star Eliana Lopez blogged about her hopes and aspirations for her ...

SHOCK: Explosive New Photos Released In Sheriff's Domestic Abuse Case

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.27.2012 | San Francisco

On Friday, prosecutors working to convict San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi on a series of charges released a series of photos showing Mirkarimi's ...

Embattled Sheriff Wants Wife's Domestic Abuse Video Tossed From Trial

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.23.2012 | San Francisco

In the latest development in the ongoing legal saga of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Mirkarimi's lawyers moved to have a crucial video depicti...

Ross Mirkarimi Is Having A Very Bad Year

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.31.2012 | San Francisco
Carly Schwartz

I'm having an existential crisis, Sheriff, and it's all your fault. (Or is it?)

Mirkarimi Facing New Domestic Violence Allegations

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.24.2012 | San Francisco

Things just keep getting worse for Ross Mirkarimi. San Francisco's newly elected Sheriff is now facing a second domestic abuse complaint--this tim...

Sheriff Mirkarimi Pleads Not Guilty

AP | By TERRY COLLINS | Posted 03.20.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco's new sheriff pleaded not guilty to domestic violence and other charges Thursday as a judge ordered him to stay away fr...