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California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.

04/08/2014

A San Francisco police officer documents a gun that is being surrendered during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NRA Loses Latest Challenge To San Francisco Gun, Bullet Regulations

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.

03/25/2014

A photo from Max Wade's Facebook page.

Trial Underway For Marin Teen Accused In Crime Spree, Lamborghini Theft

Seventeen-year-old Max Wade already had a flashy yellow Lamborghini but he wanted the beautiful blonde girl to go with it and was willing to kill for it, a Marin County prosecutor told the jury at the beginning of the teen’s trial Friday morning.

10/04/2013

Google Street View car (CBS)

Google To Pay $7M To Settle Wi-Fi Information Collection Case

Google will pay a $7 million penalty to settle a multistate investigation into the Internet search leader’s collection of emails, passwords and other sensitive information sent over wireless networks in neighborhoods throughout the country several years ago.

03/08/2013

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Marin Oyster Farm Appeals Judge’s Ruling On Its Closure

The owners of a North Bay oyster farm that is scheduled to be removed from Point Reyes National Seashore are appealing a judge’s refusal to allow it to stay open while its lawsuit against the government proceeds.

02/06/2013

Edwin Ramos during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Accused Gunman Testifies In 2008 SF Triple Killing Case

A man accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco’s Excelsior District in the summer of 2008 took the stand Monday to testify on his own behalf.

04/09/2012

Edwin Ramos of El Sobrante is accused of killing Tony Bologna and his two sons on June 22, 2008. (Family Photo)

Defendant’s Family Members Testify In 2008 SF Triple Killing Case

The women who helped raise accused triple murderer Edwin Ramos testified Monday about his life leading up to the 2008 killings in San Francisco’s Excelsior District.

04/02/2012

Tony Bologna (left) was shot and killed along with his sons Michael and Matthew in San Francisco’s Excelsior District on June 22, 2008. (CBS)

Prosecution Rests In 2008 SF Excelsior District Triple Killing Case

The trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco in 2008, will enter a new phase next week after the prosecution rested its case on Tuesday.

03/28/2012

Ross Mirkarimi and Eliana Lopez

SF Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Pleads Guilty To False Imprisonment

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, facing trial over domestic violence charges, pleaded guilty to one count of false imprisonment Monday under a deal with prosecutors.

03/12/2012

UC Berkeley

SF Appeals Court Hears Challenge To UC Affirmative Action Ban

Lawyers for 46 minority students and a civil rights group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday to allow them to go forward with their challenge to a voter-approved ban on affirmative action in University of California admissions.

02/13/2012

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