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Kenneth Kyle

Former CSU Professor Who Pleaded Guilty To Molesting Infant Gets New Trial

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial for a former East Bay professor who had pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an infant in Missouri in 2009.

10/31/2013

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month

The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.

10/21/2013

A screenshot of Gmail. (CBS)

Google Defends Practice Of Scanning Gmail Messages In San Jose Court

Google’s attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people’s Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice.

09/05/2013

Gay Couples Wed As California Lifts Stay on Same-Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Ruling

California’s High Court Rejects Bid To Revive Prop. 8

Wednesday’s order appears to bring an end, at least for the time being, to efforts by supporters of the 2008 voter initiative to stop gay and lesbian weddings in California.

08/14/2013

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Suspected Half-Naked South SF Burglar Pleads Not Guilty

A San Bruno man who was arrested over the weekend after allegedly breaking into a South San Francisco home wearing only his underwear and then assaulting a resident has pleaded not guilty to three felonies, a deputy district attorney said Tuesday.

08/06/2013

Barry White (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Grusome Details Emerge As Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killings At SF’s JewelryMart

A man charged in the gruesome deaths of two San Francisco jewelry store clerks and critically wounding the shop owner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and other felony charges in a courtroom crowded with family members of the victims.

07/31/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

O.J. Simpson Set To Face Nevada Parole Board On Kidnapping Conviction

O.J. Simpson goes before a Nevada parole panel Thursday to plead for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former football star from prison.

07/25/2013

Oracle Team USA sail both of their AC72's past Alcatraz Island while training for the America's Cup sailing event on July 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  Emirates Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa Challenge are are currently competing in the Louis Vuitton Cup. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Black Sailing Group To Get Day In Court Seeking To Halt America’s Cup

The African Diaspora Maritime Corp. claims in a lawsuit filed in New York in 2011 that the Golden Gate Yacht Club, the host of this year’s race, unfairly denied it a chance to compete to be the American defender in the race.

07/24/2013

Antolin Garcia-Torres during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Sierra LaMar Case Delayed Again, Prosecutors Review New Evidence

The man charged with kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar last year will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Tuesday in a case fraught with pretrial delays.

07/23/2013

Richmond High School. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Verdict Reached In 2009 Richmond High School Gang Rape Case

One of two juries in a dual trial against two young men accused of taking part in the brutal 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl on the Richmond High School campus has reached a verdict.

07/16/2013

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