Joseph Andrew Martin

Concord Elementary School Teacher Acquitted Of Child Molestation Charges; Jury Deadlocks On Others Counts

A Concord elementary school teacher was acquitted Thursday of molestation charges involving three former students and a Contra Costa County Superior Court jury deadlocked on counts involving nearly a dozen others.



Jury Acquits San Francisco Man Charged With Attacking Tourist

The case against a San Francisco man accused of attacking a tourist in May was dismissed when a jury came back hung 8-4 in favor of acquitting him.


A policeman walks with a driver handcuffed for suspicion of driving under the influence at a DUI checkpoint. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California DUI Tests Increasingly Challenged By Defense Lawyers

Defense attorneys throughout California are starting to use a new legal challenge against drunk driving, which has led juries to acquit drivers charged with DUI.


Cornerback Perrish Cox #32 of the Denver Broncos returns a kickoff during the preseason NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 1, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Sign CB Perrish Cox Following Acquittal

Cornerback Perrish Cox is getting a fresh start with the San Francisco 49ers, signing a two-year contract
more than a week after being acquitted on sexual assault charges in Colorado.



Off-Duty Cop Acquitted Of Gun, Assault Charges In Petaluma Sushi Restaurant Brawl

A former San Rafael police officer was acquitted Friday morning in Sonoma County Superior Court of assault charges stemming from a fight outside a Petaluma sushi restaurant in which he was accused of pointing a gun at two men.



Novato Doctor Acquitted In Patient Sex Abuse Case

A Novato family doctor accused of sexually abusing a patient has been acquitted of one charge.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011