Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney FindsUber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.
Criminal Investigation Launched Into Deadly Berkeley Balcony CollapseAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said Thursday that her office will be conducting a criminal investigation into the balcony collapse in downtown Berkeley last week that killed six people and injured seven others.
San Jose Police Officer Changes Plea Back To Not Guilty On Rape, Felony Assault ChargesA San Jose police officer charged with rape and felony assault changed his plea back to not guilty on Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court as his attorney asked a judge to drop enhancement charges and permit his release on bail.
San Francisco D.A. Concludes, 4 Officers Involved In Alex Nieto's Shooting Death Will Not Face ChargesSan Francisco's District Attorney George Gascon announced on Friday that that an investigation has concluded that four police officers involved in last year's shooting death of Alex Nieto were lawful and they will not face charges.
Apple's Kill Switch Cures Epidemic Of Smartphone Thefts Plaguing San FranciscoOnce worth big bucks on street, iPhones are pretty much worthless.
Marin: Target Agrees To Pay $4 Million Settlement For Overcharging CustomersSince 2008, the retailer was allegedly charging more at the register than the price posted on the shelf.
Police Say Promised Prop. 47 Financial Benefits Aren’t Being Seen In San FranciscoProposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn't yet materialized.
Richmond Police Began Using Body Cameras This WeekThe City of Richmond's police department rolled out new body cameras worn by police officers this week. Most will be equipped by Friday.
Independent San Jose Police Auditor Says Grand Juries No Longer Serve Their PurposeSan Jose independent police auditor Judge Ladoris Cordell says it’s time to do away with grand juries and that they no longer serve their purpose. This follows two grand juries that decided not to indict officers who killed unarmed black men.
Sheriff's Deputy Arrested For Alleged Battery Of Patient At San Francisco General HospitalA San Francisco Sheriff's Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco General Hospital.
Oakland Public Defenders Don #BlackLivesMatter Shirts, Join Nationwide ProtestThis is the first time in recent history public defenders organized a protest in Oakland. According to one protester, "every day, public defenders see the imbalance in the court system that allows police officers to escape punishment for crimes against black people."
Mother Wants Uber Held Responsible For Daughter’s Death In San Francisco, Following Charges For Former DriverA former Uber driver has been charged in the death of a six-year-old girl in San Francisco last New Year’s Eve, but the victim's mother and the family's attorney want the company held responsible too.