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California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Sen. Leland Yee, Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged against him in a grand jury indictment last week.

04/08/2014

(L-R) Marvin Norwood, Louie Sanchez listen to the judge during their sentencing in a Los Angeles courtroom, February 20, 2014 (CBS)

Bryan Stow Attacker Could Be Released After Pleading Guilty; 2nd Attacker Receives 8-Year Sentence

Prosecutors say one of the two men who pleaded guilty Thursday in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow could be released immediately after receiving credit for time already served.

02/20/2014

Antolin Garcia-Torres during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Sierra LaMar Case Delayed Again, Prosecutors Review New Evidence

The man charged with kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar last year will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Tuesday in a case fraught with pretrial delays.

07/23/2013

Antolin Garcia-Torres during a previous court appearance. (CBS)

Sierra LaMar Kidnapping Suspect’s Plea Postponed Again

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Thursday again postponed a plea hearing for the defendant in the Sierra LaMar kidnapping and murder case after the defense said it could not access some digital copies of evidence.

04/04/2013

24-year-old Eric Cuellar (left) and 24-year-old Justin Teixeira are accused of killing an exotic bird at a Las Vegas casino on October 12, 2012. The pair said they are students at the UC Berkeley Law School. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police)

UC Berkeley Student Pleads Guilty In Las Vegas Bird Killing Case

A University of California, Berkeley law school student accused in the death and decapitation of an exotic bird at a Las Vegas resort attraction has pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge against him.

01/10/2013

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Man Pleads No Contest To Attempted Strangling Of Wife Near Half Moon Bay

A Southern California man who tried to strangle his wife with his belt near Half Moon Bay in May after she told him she wanted a divorce pleaded no contest Thursday to attempted murder and domestic violence charges.

12/28/2012

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Redwood City Man Charged With Impregnating 12-Year-Old Daughter

Two California fathers returned to the United State last week have pleaded not guilty to having sex with their young daughters.

12/21/2012

Japanese Vice Consul Yoshiaki Nagaya is accused of felony assault and domestic violence against his wife. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Japanese Diplomat Pleads No Contest To Domestic Violence Charges In San Mateo

A Japanese diplomat living in San Bruno pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday to two counts of domestic violence.

12/20/2012

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Aggressive Palo Alto Panhandler Punches Man, Rifles Through Pockets For Refusing Plea For Money

An aggressive panhandler was arrested for punching a man in Palo Alto and going through his pockets because he refused his plea for money.

10/16/2012

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Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty In SF Triple Murder Case

A second man accused of killing a father and two of his sons in San Francisco in 2008 pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday.

07/24/2012

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