A Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, who faces public corruption, gun and drug charges, was granted release on a $250,000 bond by a federal magistrate in the city Thursday.
Last week’s suspension of State Sen. Leland Yee leaves the fate of 17 bills pending in California’s Legislature in doubt.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.
The state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.
FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Keith Jackson has been described by the FBI as a central figure in the corruption scandal involving State Sen. Leland Yee. But the more we looked into his background, the less we found.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee briefly appeared in a federal courtroom in San Francisco Monday morning for his bond hearing.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee could have over $600, 000 to spend on his legal bills thanks to the campaign donations he accumulated for his now-defunct run for Secretary of State.