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Alix Tichelman appears in a Santa Cruz court, July 9, 2014. (CBS)

Attorney For Prostitute Charged In Death Of Google Exec Aboard His Yacht Says Other Women Did Drugs With Him Before He Overdosed

An attorney for a Northern California prostitute charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht says other women visited the man and may have done drugs with him before he died.

12/06/2014

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Cell Phones Smuggled Into Prisons Find Their Way Into San Jose Domestic Violence Victim’s Hands

Even though they’re illegal in prison, dozens of cell phones confiscated from California inmates are now going to help victims of domestic violence in San Jose.

10/24/2014

Amador Rebollero (L) and Dario Rebollero stand during a court proceeding, October 8, 2014. (CBS)

Victim In 49ers’ Bathroom Attack Partially Paralyzed; Suspects Allegedly Provoked By Tap On Shoulder

Prosecutors say two 49er fans accused in a brutal attack in a Levi’s Stadium bathroom last Sunday were provoked by a simple tap on the shoulder. Meanwhile, the injuries to one of the two victims is a lot more serious than previously believed.

10/08/2014

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

Murder Charges Dismissed In San Jose 1989 ‘Quilt’ Cold-Case Following Prosecutor’s Affair With Lab Technician

Murder charges against a South Bay man and his brother in a 1989 cold case in which the man’s wife was found strangled and wrapped in a quilt have been dismissed over an affair betweeen the lead prosecutor and the lab technician who was one of the main prosecution witnesses.

09/30/2014

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

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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

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