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Oakland Mother Charged In Cocaine Ingestion Death Of Her 2-Year-Old Son

An Oakland woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse for the death in May of her 2-year-old son, who ingested cocaine while in her care.

16 hours ago

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Court Won’t Reconsider Morgan Hill School’s US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De Mayo

A federal appeals court won’t reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school’s decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.

09/17/2014

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North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For Espionage

The court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s human rights situation.

09/15/2014

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SF Man Pleads Guilty To Fatal Crash That Paralyzed 5-Year-Old Girl

A San Francisco man pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts on Thursday after paralyzing a five-year-old girl and killing his passenger while driving intoxicated near the Sonoma Raceway in October 2013

09/12/2014

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California On Track To Become First State To Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense In Courtrooms

California could soon become the first state to ban the “gay panic” defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.

09/05/2014

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Former Napa Wine Executive Sentenced To Prison For Tax Evasion Scheme

A former vice president of the Wine Tasting Network was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for his involvement in an embezzlement and tax evasion scheme, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Wednesday.

09/04/2014

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California Court Rules Companies Must Reimburse Employees For Work-Related Cell Phone Calls

If you use your cell phone for work you could be seeing more money in your paycheck.

08/20/2014

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Gets Day In Court With MLB Over Antitrust Claim In Planned A’s Move

A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.

08/12/2014

State Sen. Leland Yee is surrounded by members of the press as he leaves the federal courthouse in San Francisco, March 31, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Corruption Case To Be Split Up In Smaller Groups

The case against 29 defendants including suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow will have to be split into smaller groups before the case can go to trial.

08/08/2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering, Corruption Charges In Expanded Indictment

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10 corruption and bribery counts in an expanded grand jury indictment.

07/31/2014

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