Charges

Graffiti on the wall of Salumeria restaurant in San Francisco. (Rob Angermuller)

San Francisco Suing Alleged Tagger For $50K Instead Of Seeking Criminal Charges

San Francisco is using a new tactic in its continuing battle against graffiti by suing the alleged taggers.

08/25/2015

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Daly City Pastor Won’t Have To Register As Sex Offender After Pleading No Contest To Charges

A Daly City pastor who had been charged with three felony counts of child molestation pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of false imprisonment which will not require him to register as a sex offender, prosecutors said.

07/01/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Mountain lion tranquilized and captured near San Mateo (May 18th, 2015) Betty Yu

Man Who Shot Gun To Scare Off Mountain Lion During San Mateo Hunt Could Face Charges

A man could face charges for opening fire as wildlife officials searched backyards in San Mateo in the hunt for a mountain lion that was later tranquilized and captured Monday.

05/19/2015

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Child Porn Charges For Former Chair Of Disbanded Contra Costa County Health Care District

The former chairman of a disbanded Contra Costa County health care district has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child porn, Concord police said Thursday.

05/14/2015

Mohammad Khaliqi

Suspect In San Jose Sex Assaults Faces Life In Prison

A suspect in two alleged attempted sexual assaults that occurred about a month apart in San Jose was arraigned in Santa Clara County Superior Court Tuesday and faces life in prison.

05/12/2015

Rim Fire

Feds Drop Charges In Massive Yosemite Rim Fire After 2 Witnesses Die

Prosecutors said Friday that two key witnesses have unexpectedly died since the indictment was handed down last year against Matthew Emerald.

05/01/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Threat Of Life In Prison Prompts San Jose Police Officer To Attempt Plea Change In Rape Case

A San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman at a hotel room in 2013 was remanded to jail Wednesday after trying to change his plea to no contest when prosecutors filed five new enhancements that could land him with life in prison.

03/11/2015

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers stands on the field before their game against the Denver Broncos at Candlestick Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald Won’t Face Charges Over December Sexual Assault Allegations

McDonald was released by the 49ers after this latest allegation and is currently a free agent.

03/05/2015

A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Unauthorized Charges On Cell Phone Bills Prove Difficult To Reverse

Finding an unauthorized charge on your phone bill is easy – all you have to do is scan the bill. But some Sprint customers say getting those charges to stop is almost impossible, even after bringing them to Sprint’s attention.

02/17/2015

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