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Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption Trial

Two San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.

12/05/2014

A protester holds a mirror up to a police officer in Oakland on August 20, 2014. Demonstrators gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, along with other incidents of police brutality. (Joe Vazquez / CBS)

CA Police Departments Brace For Large Demonstrations After Grand Jury Decision In Michael Brown Case

Police departments in California and across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri last August.

11/15/2014

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UC Davis ‘Whistleblower’ Wins Lawsuit After Reporting Unethical Study On Prisoners

A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.

08/13/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Jury Awards Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow $18 Million; Dodgers Found Partially Responsible For 2011 Attack

A jury has found the Los Angeles Dodgers negligent in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in 2011.

07/09/2014

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

Protesters in Oakland voice outrage nearly a week after the George Zimmerman verdict was released. (CBS)

Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally

Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.

07/19/2013

Drew Cribley, a waiter at Flora restaurant in Oakland, was attacked when a protest over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman Protest

A waiter at a Downtown Oakland restaurant who was assaulted when Monday’s protest over the Trayvon Martin case turned violent spoke to KPIX 5 about the attack.

07/17/2013

Richmond High School. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Verdicts To Be Read Thursday For Richmond Gang Rape Defendants

The second of two juries in a dual trial against two young men accused of taking part in the brutal 2009 gang rape of a 16-year-old girl on the Richmond High School campus has reached a verdict.

07/17/2013

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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Judge Overturns $1.3 Billion Verdict Against SAP In Oracle Dispute

A federal judge has overturned a $1.3 billion verdict against business software maker SAP, calling it “grossly excessive.”

09/01/2011

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