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Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Richmond Toll Plaza Shooting Defendant Says Victims Deserved To Be ‘Put To Death’

Nathan Burris told a jury in Martinez today that he has no regrets about murdering his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza on Aug. 11, 2009, and said he still feels hatred for the victims.

11/01/2012

Giselle Esteban (Hayward PD)

East Bay Nursing Student Murder Trial Goes To Jury

A prosecutor told jurors Thursday that Giselle Esteban is “a sociopath” who should be convicted of first-degree murder because she premeditated the death of nursing student Michelle Le last year.

10/19/2012

A photo from Max Wade's Facebook page.

Marin Teen To Stand Trial For Attempted Murder, Stealing Lamborghini

A Marin County teenage has been ordered to stand trial after being accused of stealing celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini and shooting at a teen couple last year.

10/15/2012

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2nd Murder Trial Under Way In 1983 San Francisco Killing

A second trial was getting under way Thursday for man accused of strangling another man in San Francisco’s McLaren Park nearly 30 years ago, after the jury in his first trial deadlocked earlier this week on whether to convict him.

10/04/2012

Giselle Esteban (Hayward PD)

Suspect’s Ex-Boyfriend Questioned In Michelle Le Murder Case

The defense lawyer for murder defendant Giselle Esteban questioned her ex-boyfriend Tuesday about the ups and downs of their 10-year-long relationship, which includes the birth of a child nearly seven years ago.

10/02/2012

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Oakland Murder Trial Begins In Death Of Nursing Student Michelle Le

Opening statements began Monday morning in the trial of Giselle Esteban, the woman accused of murdering Samuel Merritt University nursing student Michelle Le in 2011.

10/01/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung, Apple Battle Over $1 Billion Verdict

Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.’s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics after a three-week trial this summer. The two companies filed a blizzard of legal papers late Friday and early Saturday.

09/22/2012

BART train, station, car, passengers

Bike Riders Get A Break On BART in August

Starting on Friday, August 3, bike riders can take their wheels on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains during commute hours, normally a no-no for cyclists throughout the year.

07/31/2012

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New Zealand Bicyclist Testifies In Healdsburg Hit-And-Run Crash Case

A 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.

07/20/2012

Hans Reiser was convicted of murdering his wife Nina in 2006. (CBS)

Jury Orders Reiser To Pay Children Millions In Death Of Oakland Mom

Jurors on Tuesday ordered convicted wife-killer Hans Reiser to pay his two children a total of $60 million in damages for the loss of their mother.

07/17/2012

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