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Cathy Zimmer was found dead inside a car at San Jose International Airport on March 8, 1989. (CBS)

Prosecutor, DNA Expert In 1989 San Jose Cold Case Murder Reassigned After Discovery Of Affair Between Them

A prosecutor and a DNA expert working on a 1989 cold case murder in San Jose have been reassigned after the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office learned they were having an affair, but prosecutors said Monday they do not think it will affect the case.

09/08/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Alameda County Prosecutor Says Man Had Motive In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Toddler

An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.

06/17/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Testimony Begins In Case Of Sonoma Co. Supervisor Accused Of ‘Peeking’ Outside Female Neighbor’s Window

Testimony began Tuesday morning in Santa Rosa in the case of a Sonoma County supervisor accused of lurking outside a female neighbor’s window in the middle of the night.

04/22/2014

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Judge Recommends Law License Suspension For Drunk-Driving, Badge-Flashing SF Prosecutor

A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions for driving under the influence and who tried to use his badge to avoid arrest.

02/18/2014

(CBS)

Santa Clara Prosecutor Suspended For Withholding Evidence In Gang Trial

A Santa Clara County veteran prosecutor has been suspended without pay for withholding evidence in high-profile gang trail in San Jose.

12/05/2012

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

SF District Attorney Pushes For New Crime-Fighting Technology

San Francisco’s top prosecutor wants to bring the same sort of technology he used to track crime while serving as police chief to the district attorney’s office.

11/06/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Prosecutor Arrested On One Count Of Domestic Violence

Assistant District Attorney Sanaz Nikaein was booked and released Saturday night and it is still unclear if she will face charges.

01/22/2012

Steve Hoskins (l.), seen during his time as an assistant for Barry Bonds (r.) (AP)

Federal Prosecutor Praises Bonds Case Prosecutor

A longtime federal prosecutor is drawing praise for his closing argument in the Barry Bonds perjury trial.

CBS San Francisco–04/09/2011

(CBS)

Contra Costa Deputy DA Gets His Job Back, Despite Rape Charges

A veteran Contra Costa sex crimes prosecutor who was fired following rape allegations has been ordered to be reinstated by an arbitrator.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/09/2011

A photo of Jeff Rosen from his campain website.

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Promises Shake-Up

The man replacing District Attorney Dolores Carr has promised that prosecutors will reopen hundreds of unsolved murders and rapes, as well as review questionable convictions in cases already won.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/30/2010

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