Bay Area Wind Farm Exempted From Prosecution If Eagles Die From Turning BladesA California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
Alameda County May Reduce Charges To Avoid Mandatory DeportationsA new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.
Prosecution Rests In 2008 SF Excelsior District Triple Killing CaseThe trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco in 2008, will enter a new phase next week after the prosecution rested its case on Tuesday.
BART Board Declares Zero-Tolerance For Attacks On Station AgentsReported assaults include biting, kicking and punching of station agents. Train operators said they've also been subjected to spitting.
San Francisco Program To Funnel Low Level Crimes Out Of Criminal CourtA new San Francisco program is leaving prosecution of low level crimes in the hands of a neighborhood prosecutor.
Federal Prosecutor Praises Bonds Case ProsecutorA longtime federal prosecutor is drawing praise for his closing argument in the Barry Bonds perjury trial.
Santa Clara District Attorney Unveils 'Integrity Unit'Perhaps the most egregious case of alleged prosecutorial misconduct involved a former prosecutor who has been suspended by the California State Bar Association for violating defendants' rights.
California Assemblyman Pushes For Changes In Pot Prosecution State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced legislation that would decrease penalties for people convicted of illegally growing marijuana, in certain cases.