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Hayward Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud Scheme

A federal judge in Oakland sentenced a man to 37 months in prison Friday for defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in student loans.

10/12/2014

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Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples Split

In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.

10/09/2014

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Murder Charges Dropped Against Gilroy Doctor Accused Of Hiring Hit Man To Kill Wife; Probe Finds He Had Been Framed

Santa Clara County prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a Gilroy doctor accused of hiring a hitman to stab his wife to death after determining the killer acted independently in an attempt to frame the husband.

10/07/2014

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Family Of Jahi McMath Petitioning To Have Her Declared ‘Alive’

The family of an Oakland teenager legally declared brain dead has petitioned an Alameda County judge to have her declared “alive.”

10/01/2014

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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.

09/22/2014

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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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