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California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Yee, “Shrimp Boy” Chow Obtain New Lawyers In Corruption, Gun-Trafficking Scandal

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.

04/02/2014

Political consultant and former San Francisco School Board president Keith Jackson. (CBS)

Attorney For Co-Defendant In Leland Yee Case Claims FBI ‘Trolling’ For Criminals

Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.

04/01/2014

California State senator and candidate for San Francisco mayor Leland Yee reviews his ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall on November 7, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Legislators Tip FBI To Additional Office Of Leland Yee In Sacramento

FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

04/01/2014

Political consultant and former San Francisco School Board president Keith Jackson. (CBS)

Leland Yee Scandal Puts Political Consultant Keith Jackson In The Spotlight

Keith Jackson has been described by the FBI as a central figure in the corruption scandal involving State Sen. Leland Yee. But the more we looked into his background, the less we found.

03/31/2014

Leland Yee arrives at the San Francisco Federal Building in custody. (CBS)

Embattled Senator Yee May Claim He’s A Victim Of Entrapment

Supporters of State Senator Leland Yee say the FBI used entrapment to lure him into alleged criminal wrongdoing, but should he use that as his defense?

03/29/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Sen. Leland Yee Refuses To Resign, Will Drop Out Of Secretary Of State Race

KPIX 5 has learned that State Senator Leland Yee is refusing to resign his state senate seat. According to state sources familiar with the matter, Yee has made it clear that he will ask for a leave of absence but so far has not formally requested it.

03/27/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Long Before Leland Yee Arrest, San Francisco’s Chinatown Has Storied History Of Gang Activity

Author Bill Lee, who wrote an expose on San Francisco’s Chinatown, “Chinese Playground: A Memoir,” said politics has often been tied to criminal activity in the past.

03/27/2014

State Senator Leland Yee during his campaign for San Francisco mayor on November 7, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MapLight Website Pores Over Political Contributions To Leland Yee

With the arrest of state Senator Leland Yee this week on corruption and gun trafficking charges, the website MapLight has been following the money trail, in terms of his political campaigns.

03/27/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Billed Himself As Reformed Gangster Before Arrest

Between Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s 2003 release from prison, and his arrest on federal charges Wednesday, Chow had billed himself as a reformed gangster who advocates on behalf of children, and received numerous awards and recognition from Bay Area lawmakers.

03/27/2014

FBI agents search a home on the 600 block of 42nd Ave. in San Mateo, part of a number of raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

NFL Agent Marlon Sullivan Charged In Murder Plot, Tied To Leland Yee, Raymond Chow

COMMENTARY: The headlines scream about State Senator Leland Yee and Chinatown mobster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, but the evidence against NFL sports agent wunderkind Marlon Sullivan could shake the sports world.

03/27/2014

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