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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

Joseph Andrew Martin

Concord Elementary Teacher Denies Allegations Of Inappropriate Touching During Trial

A longtime Concord elementary school teacher testified in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that he never inappropriately addressed or touched any of his students, despite the numerous child molestation charges against him.

07/30/2014

Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering

A man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco’s Chinatown pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new charge of racketeering.

07/30/2014

Lawrence Denard (Oakland Police Department)

Gang Member Gets Life In Prison For Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland Boy

A gang member was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a 3-year-old boy and wounding two alleged gang rivals in a shooting in East Oakland three years ago.

07/23/2014

Ryan Chamberlain appears in court. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

San Francisco Political Consultant Ryan Chamberlain Makes Court Appearance In Bomb Possession Case

A federal judge heard arguments but deferred ruling Monday on whether a San Francisco political consultant accused of possessing a homemade bomb can be released on bail so that he can receive mental health treatment in a hospital.

07/21/2014

Courtroom

Ex-Felon Pleads No Contest In 1974 Murder Of Oakland Teen

A 66-year-old ex-felon pleaded no contest today to second-degree murder for killing a 13-year-old Oakland girl 40 years ago.

07/08/2014

The Oakland Athletics celebrating a win at O.co Coliseum on June 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Jose Officials Remain Hopeful For Oakland A’s Move To South Bay, Despite Lease Extension Agreement

City leaders said their chances of landing the A’s still comes down to a federal appeals court hearing next month.

07/03/2014

Screenshot of MyRedBook.com after being shut down by the FBI on June 25, 2014. (CBS)

Alleged MyRedBook Sex Website Operator Re-Arrested After Missing Court Date

Eric “Red” Omuro, 53, is now in the custody of the FBI after he failed to show up in the courtroom of U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins at 9:30 a.m. to identify an attorney and enter a plea, according to FBI spokesman Peter Lee.

06/27/2014

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