Sonoma DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related ConvictionsThe Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions.
Victim of Turner Stanford Sexual Assault Will Not Participate In MemorialA woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford swimmer outside a campus fraternity party will no longer participate in the creation of a plaque after the university rejected her suggestions for a quote marking the place where she was attacked.
Brock Turner Appeals Conviction, Claims Sexual Assault Trial Was UnfairFormer Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner has asked a state appeals court in San Jose to overturn his sexual assault conviction, claiming that his trial was "fundamentally unfair."
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.