A class action lawsuit was filed against the Oakland Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Monday alleging that they violated the rights of 150 people who were arrested after former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced last Nov. 5.
Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.
A 12-day trial and nearly four days of jury deliberations, and it feels like the dog is still out in the yard chasing its tail.
Barry Bonds was found guilty of obstruction, but the jury in Bonds’ case could not come to an accord on perjury, which cracks the door open for his Hall of Fame chances.
So after all that time and all that money, the government couldn’t even prove that Barry Bonds knew he used steroids.
A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has found a Palo Alto hookah bar owner guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend and setting her body on fire in October 2009.
A San Francisco homeless man accused of masturbating in public has been cleared after a jury found he was merely trying to urinate against a wall.
Three men accused in the 2008 slaying of Los Gatos restaurant owner Mark Achilli were found guilty of first-degree murder in Santa Clara County Superior Court Tuesday morning.
DUBLIN, Calif. (KCBS) _ A rally was held on Sunday in support of the former BART police officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Three people charged with felonies in connection with violent protests in Oakland following a verdict in the Johannes Mehserle case are heading to trial.