Judge Grants Motion To Keep Evidence In SF Corruption Case From PublicThe details of corruption charges filed against three former San Francisco public officials accused of taking bribes remain under seal after a judge Tuesday granted a protective order at the request of prosecutors.
Prop. 50 Would Dock Pay For Suspended LawmakersCalifornia voters will decide in June whether to allow state lawmakers to revoke their colleagues' pay following the Legislature's 2014 ethics crisis that saw three senators put on leave as they faced felony allegations.
"Shrimp Boy" Sentencing Postponed, Deadline Set For Post-Trial MotionsA federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday postponed setting a sentencing date for Chinatown tong leader Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow on his racketeering conspiracy and murder convictions.
Leland Yee Sentenced To 5 Years In Political Corruption CaseFormer state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) was sentenced to five years in federal prison Wednesday for his political corruption conviction.
Prosecutors Seek 8-Year Sentence For Leland Yee's Political Corruption ConvictionProsecutors urged a federal judge in San Francisco Wednesday to send former state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, to prison for eight years for his political corruption conviction.
Murder Charges Filed Against 'Shrimp Boy' Chow In SF Chinatown Racketeering ProbeA multi-year racketeering investigation of a San Francisco Chinatown group that led to the conviction of a California state senator escalated Friday when federal prosecutors charged a key defendant with murder.
San Francisco Mayor Lee, City Leaders Accused Of Corruption In Court Filing By 'Shrimp Boy' LawyersLawyers defending Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow in his corruption case have filed an affidavit which cites FBI documentation accusing San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other city and state officials of participating in alleged bribery schemes, contract rigging and money laundering.
'Shrimp Boy' Chow, 7 Others Headed To Trial In Racketeering Case Linked To Senator YeeFifteen months after he was indicted by the feds, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow is now headed to trial.
Former State Sen. Leland Yee, 3 Others Plead Guilty To RacketeeringFormer state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday to one count of participating in a racketeering conspiracy to solicit campaign contributions in exchange for political favors.
Former State Sen. Leland Yee, 3 Others Set For Change-Of-Plea Hearing On Corruption ChargesFormer state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces corruption and money-laundering charges, and three other men are scheduled for change of plea hearings in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday.
Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Is InnocentThe attorney for a man at the center of a federal racketeering and money laundering case involving former state senator Leland Yee says other politicians may be implicated.
Rappers, Comedians Involved Leland Yee CaseThe plot thickens. Suge Knight, Kat Williams & Too Short mentioned in Yee case...