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Oakland Man Sentenced To 11 Years For Death Of Infant Son

An Oakland man was sentenced Tuesday to 11 years in state prison for the suffocation death of his 4-month-old son.


Ross Mirkarimi

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Meets With Mayor After Sentencing, Announcement On Tuesday

Mayor Ed Lee said last week he is considering his options under the city charter, which allows the mayor to suspend the sheriff for official misconduct.



Oakland Man Gets Life For 2007 Gas Station Killing

An Oakland drug dealer was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering a man near a gas station while trying to rob him five years ago.


Umar Hudson

SF Man Gets 205 Years To Life In Bernal Heights Murder, Sex Assaults

A San Francisco man accused of fatally stabbing the mother of his daughter in 2007 and sexually assaulting two of the woman’s other daughters was sentenced this morning to 205 years to life in state prison.


Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds Sentenced To 2 Years Probation In Obstruction Case

Home run champion Barry Bonds was sentenced by a federal judge in San Francisco Friday to two years of probation for obstructing justice in 2003 testimony before a grand jury investigating steroids distribution.



Ex-Moraga Teacher Sentenced For Molesting Former Student

A former Moraga middle school teacher and coach to eight years in state prison Wednesday for molesting a former student in the 1990s.


Kathleen Horan, Gary Holland (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Gets 50 Years In San Francisco Russian Hill Murder

A man who pleaded guilty last month to killing San Francisco publicist Kathleen Horan at her Russian Hill apartment in October 2010 was sentenced to 50 years to life in state prison Monday.


Former San Francisco Giants player and major league home run king Barry Bonds. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Barry Bonds Seeks Probation In Obstruction Sentencing

Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds asked a federal judge Tuesday to order him to serve on probation, rather than a prison term, when he is sentenced next week for obstructing justice before a grand jury eight years ago.



2nd Brother Gets Life For Oakland Thanksgiving Killings

The second of two California brothers convicted of the Thanksgiving killings of three Oakland family members has been sentenced to life in prison.



Man Convicted In San Francisco Hammer Attack Gets 142 Years

A man convicted of trying to kill his estranged wife with a hammer in 2008 at her home near San Francisco’s Twin Peaks was sentenced Friday to 142 years to life in state prison, a district attorney’s spokesman said.