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A view inside the SFPD crime lab; (inset) Deborah Madden  (CBS)

2nd Mistrial Declared In Drug Trial Of Former SFPD Crime Lab Technician

A mistrial was declared for a second time in federal court Thursday in the case of a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of taking small amounts of cocaine from the facility in 2009.

01/31/2013

Will Lynch seen outside the courtroom following a previous day's hearing. (CBS)

Lynch Supporters Anxiously Await Verdict; Deliberations Continue

Supporters and family members of a man charged with assaulting a priest he says molested him decades ago resumed their daily lunch-time demonstrations Tuesday outside a San Jose courthouse where jurors were trying to reach a verdict.

07/03/2012

A courtroom sketch of Rev. Jerold Lindner in the trial of William Lynch. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

Closing Arguments Wrapping Up In South Bay Priest-Beating Trial

Closing arguments were made Monday in the San Jose trial of a San Francisco man charged with beating a priest he claims molested him and his younger brother 37 years ago.

07/02/2012

Will Lynch seen outside the courtroom following a previous day's hearing. (CBS)

Lynch Admits To Beating South Bay Priest During Testimony

A man accused of beating a priest he says molested him and his brother began emotional testimony Friday morning at his trial on assault charges.

06/29/2012

Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

South Bay Priest Assault Trial Resumes After Lawyers Trade Barbs

After several emergency meetings in chambers, traded barbs of professional misconduct, and defense demands for a mistrial stemming from the priest’s alleged false testimony, Judge David Cena for the first time in nearly a week convened trial on time Wednesday.

06/27/2012

A courtroom sketch of Rev. Jerold Lindner in the trial of William Lynch. (Vicki Behringer/CBS)

Another Mistrial Motion Denied In South Bay Priest Beating Trial

A Santa Clara County judge denied another defense motion for a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a Bay Area man accused of attacking a priest who he alleges molested him years earlier.

06/26/2012

Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Priest Pleads 5th As South Bay Beating Trial Resumes

A judge has rejected motions for a mistrial in the case of a man charged with assaulting a South Bay priest who he claims raped him decades ago.

06/25/2012

Google headquarters in Mountain View (left), Oracle headquarters in Redwood City. (Getty Images / CBS)

Google-Oracle Jury Reaches Impasse On Key Issue

A federal jury in San Francisco has reached an impasse on a key issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google, handing the database-software company a major setback.

05/07/2012

William Ayres in court during a previous hearing. (AP)

Former Peninsula Psychiatrist Due Back In Court In Molestation Case

A former prominent child psychiatrist accused of molesting his patients was due back in court for a competency hearing to determine if he is ready to be retried.

CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

Barry Bonds

Analysis: Weird Bonds Verdict Is Road To Nowhere

A 12-day trial and nearly four days of jury deliberations, and it feels like the dog is still out in the yard chasing its tail.

CBS San Francisco–04/13/2011

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