Fmr. East Bay Elections Chief Charged For Alleged Theft Of $261,000Joe Canciamilla, the former elections chief for Contra Costa County was charged Wednesday with 34 felonies for allegedly using more than a quarter million dollars in campaign funds for personal expenses and lying about it.
FBI Agent To Face Charges In Accidental Shooting At Denver NightclubThe FBI agent whose gun went off in a Denver bar has been arrested and booked on assault charges, according to the CBS affiliate in Denver.
Russian Agents Charged In Massive Yahoo Data BreachTwo Russian intelligence agents and two hackers have been charged in a devastating breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts.
No Charges Filed Against De La Salle Football Player In Alleged Sex AssaultProsecutors have decided not to file charges against a teenage De La Salle High School football player who was accused of sexual assault.
Man Faces Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Attacking Latino In Redwood CityA man is facing hate crime charges after he allegedly yelled racial insults at one Latino and punched another Latino in Redwood City.
Elderly Retired Oakland Cop To Be Charged In Sex Scandal CaseA retired Oakland police captain who is more than 80 years old will be charged with soliciting prostitution in the sex scandal that has rocked several Bay Area law enforcement agencies, the Contra Costa County district attorney announced Friday.
Santa Barbara Coast Oil Spill Leads To Criminal ChargesPlains All American Pipeline says a California grand jury has indicted the company and one of its employees in connection with a pipeline break that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the Santa Barbara County coast and into the ocean.
BART To Seek Attempted Murder Charges Against Man In West Oakland Station ShootingBART police Wednesday said they plan to seek attempted murder charges against a Union City man who allegedly shot himself during a struggle with officers at the West Oakland station Tuesday night.
San Francisco Suing Alleged Tagger For $50K Instead Of Seeking Criminal ChargesSan Francisco is using a new tactic in its continuing battle against graffiti by suing the alleged taggers.
Daly City Pastor Won't Have To Register As Sex Offender After Pleading No Contest To ChargesA Daly City pastor who had been charged with three felony counts of child molestation pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of false imprisonment which will not require him to register as a sex offender, prosecutors said.
South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn ChargesAn inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.
Man Who Shot Gun To Scare Off Mountain Lion During San Mateo Hunt Could Face ChargesA man could face charges for opening fire as wildlife officials searched backyards in San Mateo in the hunt for a mountain lion that was later tranquilized and captured Monday.
Child Porn Charges For Former Chair Of Disbanded Contra Costa County Health Care DistrictThe former chairman of a disbanded Contra Costa County health care district has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child porn, Concord police said Thursday.
Suspect In San Jose Sex Assaults Faces Life In PrisonA suspect in two alleged attempted sexual assaults that occurred about a month apart in San Jose was arraigned in Santa Clara County Superior Court Tuesday and faces life in prison.
Feds Drop Charges In Massive Yosemite Rim Fire After 2 Witnesses DieProsecutors said Friday that two key witnesses have unexpectedly died since the indictment was handed down last year against Matthew Emerald.