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Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Teens Testify In Martinez Court Against Former Concord Teacher On Trial For Molestation

Two 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.

06/24/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Reputed Gang Members Guilty Of Murdering 3-Year-Old Oakland Boy

Two reputed gang members were convicted Monday of first-degree murder and other charges for a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of a 3-year-old boy.

06/23/2014

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Lawyers Given Green Light To Scan Social Media Sites Of Jurors

Lawyers have been given the green light to scan the social media sites of jurors.

06/22/2014

Johannes Mehserle

Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim’s Father

The former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.

06/11/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

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Marin City Man To Stand Trial On Charges Of Killing Mom, Stabbing Dog

Marin City man was ordered to stand trial Tuesday for allegedly stabbing his mother to death, assaulting a peace officer and stabbing a pit bull.

06/05/2014

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Says Samsung, Apple Infringed On Each Other’s Smartphone Patents

A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.

05/02/2014

An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop in Seoul on August 27, 2012. Shares in Samsung Electronics opened 6.75 percent lower on August 27, 2012 after a US court fined the South Korean firm 1.05 billion USD for breaching Apple's patents. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Closing Arguments In Apple-Samsung Patent Infringement Case Delayed

A federal court in Silicon Valley has delayed closing arguments in the Apple vs. Samsung trial, but the case involving patent infringement claims is expected to end this week.

04/28/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma County Supervisor Accused Of Peeking At Neighbor Testifies Sex Was His Goal

A Sonoma County supervisor charged with peeking into a neighbor’s apartment in the middle of the night clad only boxer shorts testified that it was his hope to have sex with the woman.

04/24/2014

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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