Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage
The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.
San Francisco Supervisor Spearheads Effort To Implement Laura’s Law After Santa Barbara Killing Spree
Last weekend’s shooting rampage in the town of Isla Vista, near UC Santa Barbara, which left six people dead— including the shooter, has revived the debate over Laura’s Law in San Francisco.
An 18-year-old San Andreas High School student was arrested Wednesday for allegedly possessing a BB gun on the school’s campus.
An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical Center Wednesday was arraigned in a Redwood City courtroom Friday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.
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.
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.
Gun-control groups said Thursday they were trying to find a new legislative leader to champion firearms restrictions after one of their most outspoken supporters was charged in a federal gun-trafficking case.
Sen. Barbara Boxer and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are calling on a Democratic California state senator to resign following his arrest on public corruption and firearms charges.
So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The separate investigations culminated Wednesday in the arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco on federal corruption charges that roiled the capital, leading one of Yee’s opponents in the race for secretary of state to call the Legislature a “corrupt institution.”