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.


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.


Joseph Naso (L) during his first court appearance in San Rafael. (CBS)

Serial Killing Suspect Downplays ‘Rape Diary’ As ‘Fantasy’

Photos of two Yuba County women who were murdered in the 1990s were found in a safe deposit box belonging to Joseph Naso, the man accused of killing them and two Bay Area women, a Nevada detective testified Thursday morning.


Barry Bonds tied Babe Ruth for second place on the career home run list at 714 with this solo shot into the first deck of the elevated stands in right-center field at the Coliseum in Oakland. (AP Photo)

Longtime Bonds Friend Testifies About Slugger’s Alleged Steroid Use

The government’s star witness in the Barry Bonds perjury trial has testified that he saw the home run king’s personal trainer leave Bonds’ spring training bedroom with a syringe in 2000.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

Barry Bonds gestures from his seat during Game 1 of the 2010 MLB World Series at AT&T Park on October 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Bonds Seeks Exclusion Of Secret Recording From Trial

A federal judge in San Francisco deferred ruling Friday on whether the jury in next month’s perjury trial of former baseball star Barry Bonds can hear a secret recording of an alleged conversation between his trainer and former business manager.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

Jaycee Lee Dugard

Prosecution Moves To Keep Dugard Kidnap Documents Sealed

El Dorado County’s district attorney is objecting to efforts to make public transcripts from the grand jury that indicted the couple accused of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

Anna Nicole Smith. (AP)

Jury Begins Deliberations In Anna Nicole Case

A jury has begun deliberations in the drug conspiracy case against Anna Nicole Smith’s two doctors and her lawyer-boyfriend.

CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

Anna Nicole Smith arrives at the inaugural MTV Australia Video Music Awards at Luna Park on March 3, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. (Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Prosecution, Defense Rest Cases In Smith Trial

Prosecution and defense attorneys rested their cases Monday in the seven-week drug conspiracy trial of Anna Nicole Smith’s lawyer-boyfriend and two doctors charged with providing her with excessive amounts of opiates and sedatives while knowing she was an addict.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010