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An exterior view of Tri-Valley University on Boulder Ct. in Pleasanton. (Tri-Valley University)

Head Of Pleasanton ‘Sham University’ Convicted Of Fraud

The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.

03/25/2014

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Richmond Police ‘Outing’ Johns On Social Media To Fight Prostitution

Richmond’s police department are now turning to social media to discourage those who pay for sex by outing Johns with picture postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

03/19/2014

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Man Convicted Of Decades Old San Francisco Murder

A man accused of sexually assaulting and killing a woman in San Francisco’s Richmond District more than two decades ago was convicted Monday of murder and rape charges, a district attorney’s office spokeswoman said.

12/24/2013

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Milpitas Man Sentenced For Selling Leopard Sharks

A Milpitas man has been sentenced to home detention and ordered to pay $24,000 in fines and restitution following his conviction on charges that he caught and sold undersized leopard sharks.

11/14/2013

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Woman Convicted In Gruesome Burning Death Of SF Homeless Woman

A woman has been convicted of first-degree murder for the grisly killing of a homeless woman who was kidnapped and lit on fire in the parking lot of San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in 2007, prosecutors said.

10/30/2013

Former San Mateo Probation Chief Stuart Forrest. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Former San Mateo County Probation Chief Sentenced For Child Porn Charge

A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10 months in county jail and was led away from court in handcuffs.

09/20/2013

Whitey Bulger, seen here with his girlfriend, as they visited Alcatraz while being on the run from federal authorities.(CBS/WBZ)

Bulger’s New Prison Will Be No Match For Time On Alcatraz

James “Whitey” Bulger is headed back to prison following his conviction on a series of crimes, including 11 killings. The former Boston mob boss won’t get his wish to live out his final days in the prison with “the best view from any prison in the world.”

08/12/2013

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Ex-Felon Convicted In Hayward Murder Of Transgender Woman

An ex-felon has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a transgender woman while trying to collect a debt from her in a Hayward motel room two years ago.

07/12/2013

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Man Gets 91-Year Prison Sentence For Fatal Oakland Shooting

A man was sentenced Friday to 91 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting another man in Oakland who he claimed had been stalking his sister.

05/31/2013

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White Supremacist Gets 26 To Life In Killing Of Child Molester

A Northern California white supremacist convicted of killing a child molester has been sentenced to 26 years to life in prison, while his wife — convicted of being an accessory — will be released from jail in about two months.

05/04/2013

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