Judge Summons Oakland Officials To Court Over Police Sex Scandal ProbeA federal judge has summoned lawyers for Oakland to court Monday to explain the city's mishandling of a police sexual misconduct investigation that led to the chief's resignation and implicated two dozen officers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Judge Postpones Ghost Ship Fire Plea Hearing An Alameda County judge Friday postponed the plea hearing for two men charged with involuntary manslaughter after a fire at an Oakland warehouse killed 36 people.
Oakland Man Sentenced To 116 Years In Prison For Molesting StepdaughterAn Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 116 years to life in state prison for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter, starting when she was only 8 years old.
US Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offenders Social Media Ban The Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law Monday that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.
Cosby Judge Declares Mistrial; Jury DeadlockedBill Cosby's trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision.
Judge Allows Lawsuit Challenging Assisted Suicide LawA judge Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California's law allowing terminally ill people to seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs.
Cosby Defense Rests; Comedian Doesn't TestifyBill Cosby's lawyers rested their case after just a few minutes Monday without calling the comedian to the stand.
Emotions Erupt At SF JewelryMart Slayings TrialSurveillance video of a brutal shooting and stabbing in the San Francisco Gift Center & JewelryMart that left two women dead and a storeowner seriously injured in 2013 drew gasps and quiet sobs from a packed courtroom Thursday morning.
Bay Point Man Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Unconscious MinorA 33-year-old Bay Point man has pleaded guilty to one count of child molestation and one count of committing sex acts on an unconscious minor.
Oakland Raiders Agree To $1.25 Million Settlement With Former CheerleadersThe Oakland Raiders have agreed to pay a $1.25 million settlement to a group of 100 former cheerleaders who claimed they were underpaid.
Fresno Mass Shooting Suspect Shouts 'Let Black People Go' During Court AppearanceFresno mass shooting suspect shouted that natural disasters will increasingly hit the United States as he was ushered into a cramped courtroom Friday.
DA Angry With Ruling In East Palo Alto Landlord CaseAn East Palo Alto landlord was sentenced to probation, community service and a fine Wednesday for attempting to drive poor tenants out of his complex.