Homeless Santa Rosa Man's 2013 Murder Conviction OverturnedThe murder conviction of a homeless man who fatally stabbed a fellow transient in downtown Santa Rosa in 2013 has been overturned.
Vacaville Mother Sentenced For Sexual Abuse Of Her Young SonA Vacaville woman was sentenced to a lengthy prison term for sexually abusing her 10-year-old son.
PG&E Challenging San Bruno Blast ConvictionPacific Gas and Electric is challenging its criminal conviction.
2 Men Convicted In Stomping Death Of 8th-Grade Boy Mistaken For Rival GangbangerA jury returned the verdict Tuesday against gang members Jacob Lynch and Clemente Salas after a 10-week trial.
Prosecutors Seek 8-Year Sentence For Leland Yee's Political Corruption ConvictionProsecutors urged a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday to send former state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, to prison for eight years for his political corruption conviction.
Knoller Loses Appeal Bid To Overturn Murder Conviction For Fatal 2001 Dog-MaulingA former San Francisco lawyer has lost her bid to a federal appeals court in the city to overturn her second-degree murder conviction for the fatal dog-mauling of an apartment neighbor 15 years ago.
2006 Murder Conviction Tossed In Oakland Family Thanksgiving Day Massacre; Brother's Conviction UpheldA state appeals court in San Francisco has overturned the conviction of one of two brothers in a 2006 triple murder in Oakland, but upheld the guilty verdict and sentence of life in prison without parole for the other.
Barry Bonds Wipes Slate Clean Of BALCO Scandal As Obstruction Conviction OverturnedYou can wipe the slate clean on Barry Bonds and the Balco scandal that has haunted him since 2003 when a jury found the former Giants slugger guilty of obstructing law enforcement.
Number Of Teens Tried As Adults Skyrocketing In Santa Clara CountyA 14-year-old San Jose gang member could spend life in prison if convicted of attempted murder. He is among the growing number of teens who are being tried as adults.
Hundreds Of Inmates Freed From California Jails After Voters Pass Prop. 47A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.
Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After AppealA Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.
Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal HistoryAn ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.