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Report: Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald Won’t Face Charges Over December Sexual Assault AllegationsMcDonald was released by the 49ers after this latest allegation and is currently a free agent.
Arrested Black Friday Protesters Say BART Wants $70,000 In Restitution For Shutdown; Call It 'Ransom'Fourteen #BlackLivesMatter protesters, who shut down the West Oakland BART train on Black Friday last year, said the transit agency is trying to make them pay restitution along with charged with criminal complaints.
2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara CountyThe Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.
SJ Officer Cleared In Fatal Shooting Of Man Holding Child As Human ShieldA San Jose police officer, who was involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year, has been cleared by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Bay Area DA's Offices Outsource To Collect Big From Bad Check WritersBouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.
Contra Costa County Prosecutors Consider StrikeDeputy district attorneys in Contra Costa County said that a strike is a distinct possibility given the wave of deep cuts that have swept through their office.
Contra Costa Prosecutor Files Claim In Wake Of Rape AllegationsA Contra Costa County prosecutor has filed a claim against his bosses in the district attorney’s office, claiming malicious prosecution and defamation as a result of rape charges against him.
No Charges In Deadly San Jose Nursing Home CrashLats summer, 91-year-old Leona Fernandez accidentally crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home, killing two people.
SF Program Targets Immigrant Domestic Violence VictimsAs part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has launched a new policy for immigrant victims.
Santa Clara County Departments Face The Budget AxeA more than $200 million budget deficit has many Santa Clara County departments grasping for ways to help bridge the gap.