Two Southern California men have been sentenced in federal court in Oakland to five years in prison for conspiring to defraud banks by using nearly 1,000 phony bank cards created with stolen information.
An Oakland man, pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of murder for killing a 1-year-old boy in 2009 and then murdering the boy’s mother because she was a witness.
A judge charged with stealing at least $1.6 million from an elderly neighbor remains on the bench.
A San Francisco couple accused of fatally shooting a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping their teenage daughter returned to court Wednesday for a hearing that was packed with their family members and friends.
A 17-year-old boy suspected in an April shooting in Mill Valley and the theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s yellow Lamborghini from a San Francisco dealership last year made a brief appearance in Marin County Superior Court Thursday morning.
The man accused of killing seven people and wounding three others in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder and other charges Monday.
The suspended Sheriff of San Francisco made an exceptionally brief court appearance, to confirm that he’s taking domestic violence classes as required by the terms of his plea deal in his much-publicized domestic violence case.
A hearing held Friday to determine whether an ex-girlfriend of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi can testify in his upcoming trial on domestic violence charges was continued to Monday because his defense attorney had to leave for a prior commitment.
A key witness in San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case will be allowed to testify according to a judge who made the ruling on Wednesday.
A day of action by Occupy Oakland activists on Monday resulted in tense encounters with police and counter-protesters but there weren’t any arrests or reports of violence.