In response to this special series, San Francisco’s Presiding Judge and the state’s Chief Justice are both recommending reforms. KCBS has also learned that one Bay Area district attorney, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, is taking it even one step further, training his attorneys to observe a victim’s Marsy’s rights, even if the victim doesn’t ask for them to be honored.
Three years after a deadly PG&E pipeline explosion in San Bruno, a spokeswoman for the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office told KCBS that they will not be filing criminal charges against the utility.
The suspect in the murder of an East Palo Alto community leader was released from custody this week, over the objections of prosecutors who say he confessed to the crime.
A look at the pros and cons of Proposition 34, which could end California’s death penalty.
An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not be charged with a crime, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office announced today.
Former Pelican Bay State Prison inmate, Francisco Ismael Merino dropped mental competency proceedings & pleaded no contest to forcible rape, assault & false imprisonment…
A 17-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting a 3-month-old baby in East Palo Alto early Sunday was arraigned in San Mateo County Superior Court Wednesday afternoon.