'Light' 12-Month Prison Sentence For SFPD Officer Who Testified Against ColleaguesA former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.
Teens Testify In Martinez Court Against Former Concord Teacher On Trial For MolestationTwo 14-year-old boys testified in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday that their former teacher at Concord’s Woodside Elementary School put his hand down their shirts and fondled them during class and after-school hangouts.
Billionaire Landowner To Testify In Court Over His Closing Off Access To Popular Peninsula Beach Vinod Khosla, a billionaire venture capitalist, is expected to testify Monday afternoon in Redwood City in a case where he’s accused of violating public access laws when he closed off Martins Beach.
Testimony Begins In Case Of Sonoma Co. Supervisor Accused Of 'Peeking' Outside Female Neighbor's WindowTestimony 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.
New Zealand Bicyclist Testifies In Healdsburg Hit-And-Run Crash CaseA bicycle racer from New Zealand testified in Sonoma County Superior Court Thursday morning about being struck by a car in a hit-and-run accident near Healdsburg last month.
SF Mayor Denies Perjuring Himself During Mirkarimi HearingSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has denied allegations that he gave false testimony on the witness stand at suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s official misconduct hearing.
Ex-Girlfriend Meeting With Judge In Mirkarimi Abuse Case PostponedA hearing held Friday to determine whether an ex-girlfriend of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi can testify in his upcoming trial on domestic violence charges was continued to Monday because his defense attorney had to leave for a prior commitment.
Man Wrongfully Convicted In SF Double Murder Files Civil Rights LawsuitA man who served 18 years in prison for a San Francisco double murder he didn’t commit has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city.
SF Sergeant Testifies In 2008 SF Triple Killing Case A San Francisco police sergeant testified Tuesday in the trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of murdering a father and two of his sons in San Francisco’s Excelsior District in 2008.
Ex-Wife Of Accused Serial Killer Testifies In Marin Court The ex-wife of Joseph Naso, who is accused of killing four women -- including an Oakland woman who was allegedly strangled with the ex-wife’s pantyhose—testified Thursday morning that Naso had asked her to claim she had lost her pantyhose.
8 New Drug Cases Dropped Amid SFPD Misconduct ProbeThe San Francisco District Attorney’s Office dropped eight more cases Tuesday in the wake of a scandal involving police misconduct allegedly captured on video, bringing the total to 13.
Judge Allows Steroids Testimony Of Former Players At Bonds TrialA federal judge is allowing the testimony of former baseball players and their drug-dealing relationship with Barry Bonds' former personal trainer during the slugger's perjury trial.