A California farming town was grappling Wednesday with a profound violation of trust after learning the acting police chief and a handful of officers were charged with selling or giving away the impounded cars of poor Hispanic residents and other crimes.
Six King City police officers and a civilian were arrested Tuesday after an investigation into the distribution of hundreds of impounded cars and other criminal acts within the Police Department, a prosecutor said.
The clock appears to be ticking for State Sen. Ron Calderon as his democratic colleagues are giving him just one week to resign—or risk being suspended—after he was indicted on multiple federal corruption charges.
The two top candidates in a race for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appear to be heading for a runoff election.
A former Contra Costa County drug task force commander pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to a number of felony charges stemming from a police corruption case that scandalized the Bay Area.
The former commander of an East Bay narcotics task force is pleading guilty to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the street with the help of a private investigator.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
A federal judge sentenced a former San Ramon police officer to three years in prison Friday for his involvement in a Contra Costa County law enforcement scandal.
A judge says the scandal-plagued department will go under federal control if it fails to quickly make good on reforms agreed to nine years ago.
Lawrence Lessig author of “Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress” is a former Stanford Law Professor and founder of Stanford Center of Internet and Society.