Sprint Paying $15.5M To Feds For Allegedly Overcharging For Court-Ordered WiretapsThe office of U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Thursday that Sprint Communications, Inc., has agreed to pay $15.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged law enforcement agencies for carrying out court-ordered wiretaps and other surveillance activities.
10 Charged With Selling Crack Near San Francisco Tenderloin SchoolsThe U.S. Attorney's office for the Northern District of California announced the indictment of 10 people accused of trafficking drugs within 1,000 feet of schools in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District.
Judge Turns Down Injunction Against Bay Area Pot Shops Targeted By FedsA medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation's largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown.
Judge Delays Ruling On Future Of Oakland Medical Pot ‘Superstore’A federal magistrate judge in San Francisco is considering whether to allow California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary to continue to operate in Oakland while that city battles a federal effort to shut down the facility.
Prosecutors Gather In Oakland To Combat Child Sex TraffickingHundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.
South San Francisco Leaders See Progress In Curbing Gang ActivityA multi-agency sweep Thursday produced 13 arrests across the Bay Area. Many of those suspects are accused of belonging to the 500 Block-C Street Gang, the same group police have linked to a drive-by shooting in 2010 that killed three suspected rival gang members.
Bay Area Sikh Community Reports Workplace DiscriminationSikh community leaders have told the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco that they face workplace discrimination and hate.
Feds Detail Planned Crackdown On California Medical Marijuana IndustryFederal prosecutors in California announced Friday a full-press crackdown on the state’s commercial marijuana industry, saying they will not allow large-scale, for-profit enterprises in the name of medical marijuana.
Senate Confirms Female U.S. Attorney