Misdemeanor

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

California Bill To Make Growing Pot A Misdemeanor Passes First Test

The California Assembly is set to vote on a bill that would give local law authorities the power to charge small time marijuana growers with a misdemeanor rather than a felony.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

SF Sheriff To Stop Holding Low-Level Inmates For Deportation

San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey said Friday he will soon begin releasing undocumented immigrants held in county jail for low-level offenses.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/06/2011

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco District Attorney Streamlines Office To Avoid Cuts

A new community court system will handle misdemeanor cases so that prosecutors can focus on violent crimes, District Attorney George Gascon said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

A laser light pointer aimed at an airplane in flight. (AP graphic)

Defendant Faces Stiff Punishment For San Jose Laser Incident

Santa Clara County prosecutors appear to be getting serious about cracking down on people aiming laser pointers at aircraft. One such suspect is facing a sentence of 25 years to life in prison under California’s three strikes law.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/31/2011

'Spider Dan' Goodwin

‘SpiderDan’ Explains Why He Climbed Millennium Tower

A man who climbed a San Francisco’s Millennium tower in September took the witness stand in court on Monday to explain his actions.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

Dan Goodwin unfurled a flag atop Millennium Tower shortly before San Francisco police arrested him on September 6, 2010. (CBS)

‘SpiderDan’ Fights Charges In San Francisco Court

A man who gained local fame by scaling a San Francisco luxury residential tower in September is fighting three misdemeanor charges in a trial that started Thursday morning.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

Dan Goodwin unfurled a flag atop Millennium Tower shortly before San Francisco police arrested him on September 6, 2010. (CBS)

‘Spider Dan’ Faces Trial For Climbing San Francisco Skyscraper

A daredevil who suction-cupped his way to the top of a 58-story building in San Francisco last month will now have to scale the justice system.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 58,244 other followers