Rev. Jerold Lindner

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

Santa Clara DA Won’t Seek Perjury Charges Against Priest

Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Wednesday they will not seek perjury charges against Fr. Jerold Lindner, a Jesuit priest who allegedly lied under oath at the trial of a man accused of attacking Lindner for molesting him more than 30 years ago.

09/12/2012

Will Lynch booking photo. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

No Retrial In South Bay Priest Beating

Santa Clara County prosecutors Friday officially announced their decision not to re-file misdemeanor charges against William Lynch for beating Fr. Jerold Lindner, who Lynch claims molested him more than three decades ago.

07/20/2012

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

Remaining Charge Dropped In South Bay Priest Assault Case

Santa Clara County prosecutors have decided not to re-file charges against a man acquitted of beating a priest who allegedly molested him more than 30 years ago.

07/11/2012

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

Man Acquitted In S. Bay Priest Beating Wants Clergyman Tried For Perjury

After a Santa Clara County jury found him not guilty, William Lynch wants the priest that allegedly molested him as a child to be charged with perjury.

07/06/2012

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

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