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A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/01/2014

Ronald Ross was freed from custody on February 21, 2013, after his attempted murder conviction was overturned. (CBS)

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Attempted Murder Sues City Of Oakland

A man who spent nearly seven years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted for attempted murder is filing a civil rights suit against the city of Oakland, alleging he was maliciously prosecuted.

02/22/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Former Easy Bay Teacher Faces New Lawsuits In Child Molestation Case

Joseph Martin, a former teacher at Woodside Elementary in Concord, is facing 125 felony molestation charges.

02/12/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma County Supervisor To Face Criminal Charges In Prowling Incident

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo will face criminal charges for an incident in which he was allegedly found prowling outside a neighbor’s home in Santa Rosa in July, a special prosecutor said Thursday.

10/31/2013

Thomas Burnoski, a San Francisco City Employee, is accused of hit-and-run in the death of Christine Svanemyr at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. (San Francisco Police Department)

Gardener Faces Manslaughter Charge For Running Over, Killing SF Park Visitor

A San Francisco parks worker who fatally struck a woman as she lay at a park in Bernal Heights last month has been charged with felony counts of vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run, prosecutors said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

SFFD Helmet-Cam Images From Asiana 214 Crash

Firefighter May Face Charges For Death Of Asiana Crash Survivor

A San Francisco firefighter could face charges for the death of a sixteen-year-old girl who survived the Asiana Airlines crash at SFO, according to authorities.

10/02/2013

Dylan Greiner

Former Santa Cruz Surf Instructor Faces Child Sex Abuse Charges; 100′s Of Victims Suspected

Prosecutors in Santa Cruz County have filed 28 criminal charges against a former surfing instructor in a child sex abuse and pornography case that police believe involved “hundreds” of victims.

08/23/2013

(CBS)

Mother Could Face Charges After Leaving Kids Unsupervised In Hayward

A 32-year-old mother could face child neglect and drug charges after three of her children were found unsupervised in a hotel room in Hayward.

07/25/2013

Linebacker Ahmad Brooks #55 of the San Francisco 49ers rushes quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.  The 49ers won 13-6.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49ers Linebacker Brooks Won’t Face Assault Charges

Assistant District Attorney Karyn Sinunu-Towery said that Brooks will not face prosecution after further investigation into allegations that Brooks repeatedly hit a teammate on the head with a beer bottle in a June incident.

07/18/2013

San Francisco Giants (38-37)

Gaudin Making 1st Giants Start Since Lewdness Charges Became Public

When the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres meet again Friday night, one pitcher starts for the first time since his misdemeanor charge was publicized, while the other takes a major league mound for the first time in nearly two years.

07/12/2013

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