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Santa Rosa Man Reconvicted On Rape Charges In Kidnapping Case After Appeal

A 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.

08/19/2014

San Francisco City Hall

Some SF Employers To Be Forced To Offer Jobs Before Asking About Criminal History

An ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.

08/10/2014

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Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China

A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.

07/10/2014

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Hayward Man Convicted Of 27 Felonies For Hiring Teenage ‘Houseboy’ For Sexual Favors

A 59-year-old man has been convicted of 27 felony counts for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a “houseboy” at his Hayward home last year.

06/25/2014

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Oakland Man Convicted For Fatally Stabbing Sister’s Boyfriend In Argument Over Loud Music

An Oakland man was convicted Tuesday of voluntary manslaughter for fatally stabbing his sister’s boyfriend during an argument over loud music last year.

06/24/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during warm-ups against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Man Convicted In Stabbing Of San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith

A man has been convicted of stabbing San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith in the leg during a party at Smith’s home outside San Jose on 2012, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.

06/16/2014

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Ex-Felon Convicted Of 2nd Degree Murder In Fatal San Leandro Shooting

An ex-felon has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man during an argument in unincorporated San Leandro four years ago.

06/16/2014

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Reputed Teenage Gang Member Gets 25-Years-To-Life Sentence For Oakland Murder

A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.

04/17/2014

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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San Jose Woman Posing As Lawyer Convicted Of Grand Theft

A San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.

10/19/2013

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