Court: Yelp Not Liable For Negative Rating 'Stars' On SiteFederal appeals court rules that Yelp's star rating system does not make it liable for negative reviews posted on the site because it relies on reviews of businesses from users.
San Jose Kidnapping Suspect Arraigned On Multiple ChargesA 56-year-old transient suspected of trying to kidnap two women he assaulted in San Jose last week was arraigned in court Wednesday.
With Evidence Burned, Clayton Fire Arson Suspect Could Be Difficult To ProsecuteDressed in a green and white striped prison jumpsuit, a former jailhouse firefighter accused of setting the massive Clayton Fire was ordered held on $5 million bail Wednesday.
Former San Mateo Cop Charged With 5 Sexual Assaults Appears In CourtFormer San Mateo cop charged with 22 felony counts for five alleged sexual assaults while on duty made his first court appearance Monday.
Parents' Criminal Behavior Helped Shape Oakland Child KillerThe frequent incarcerations of both of his parents were very significant factors in the development of a man who killed an 8-year-old.
Officer Found Not Guilty In Baltimore's Freddie Gray Case A Baltimore police officer was acquitted Monday of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody.
Company Indicted For Massive Oil Spill Off California CoastPlains All American Pipeline says a California grand jury has indicted the company and one of its employees in connection with a pipeline break that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast and into the ocean.
Local Gun Store Owners Win Major Court Victory A federal appeals court said Monday in a California lawsuit that the Second Amendment right to bear arms extends to gun stores and requires governments to justify restrictions on them.
Google, Oracle Face Off In Court Again Over Software CopyrightsGoogle and Oracle were set to appear in a Bay Area courtroom Monday to face off on a copyright dispute that’s dragged on for six years.
Apple Asks Judge To Reverse Order On Locked iPhoneApple Inc. on Thursday asked a federal magistrate to reverse her order that the company help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone, accusing the federal government of seeking "dangerous power" through the courts.
Judge's Order To Destroy SF Woman's Frozen Embryos Could Set PrecedentA divorced California woman is considering legal options to keep her frozen embryos.
San Francisco Judge Says Divorced Couple's Embryos Can Be DiscardedA San Francisco court says an estranged couple must abide by an agreement they made to destroy five frozen embryos if they got a divorce.