Judge Orders Almena, Harris to Stand Trial for Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse FireA judge ordered Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris to stand trial for their roles in a blaze at the warehouse last year.
Emotions Soar As Ghost Ship Fire Preliminary Hearing Set To BeginJust days after a somber one-year anniversary, a preliminary hearing is set to begin this week for two men charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in Oakland’s Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
Ghost Ship Leaders Plead Not Guilty To Involuntary ManslaughterGhost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris pleaded not guilty Wednesday to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Oakland Mother Charged In Cocaine Ingestion Death Of Her 2-Year-Old SonAn Oakland woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse for the death in May of her 2-year-old son, who ingested cocaine while in her care.
San Francisco Man Found Guilty Of Mutilation Of Remains After Setting Man's Body On FireA man accused of killing another man and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors said.
Concord Man Convicted In Fatal Pit Bull Mauling Of Step-Grandson Sentenced To Year In Jail, ProbationA Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson after leaving the boy and his 4-year-old brother unsupervised one morning four years ago was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom Monday to a year in jail and three years probation.
Concord Man Sentenced For 2010 Child Pit Bull MaulingA judge convicted a 55-year-old Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson four years ago on charges of child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter.
Los Gatos Man Charged In San Jose Warning-Shot SlayingA 62-year-old Los Gatos man is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge after authorities say he fired a warning shot that killed a fleeing car thief suspect.
Lawmaker Hopes Prosecutors Act Before San Bruno Explosion Statute ExpiresSept. 9 will mark three years since the devastating pipeline explosion that rocked San Bruno; it will also be the final day for San Mateo County prosecutors and the State of California to file criminal charges against the utility for the deadly 2010 incident that claimed 8 lives, injured many, and leveled entire homes.
Maintenance Man Pleads Guilty In Deadly SJ Citizen's Arrest AttemptSanta Clara County prosecutors have said a San Jose apartment maintenance worker will be sentenced to four years in jail in the New Year's Eve shooting death of a burglary suspect.
San Jose Teenage Girl Arrested After Father Dies During FightA 17-year-old girl was arrested Friday in San Jose for involuntary manslaughter when her father suffered a cardiac arrest after she pushed him to the ground, police said.
Vigil Held For Oscar Grant In Oakland 4 Years After BART ShootingFour years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.