Supreme Court Upholds Drug Used In Botched Executions; California Not AffectedThe Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions, but California is not affected since it doesn't use the drug in its lethal injection cocktail.
You Could Pay For A Violent Sex Offender To Live In A Luxury 4-Bedroom Fairfield Home With PoolA high-risk sex offender wants to live in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood, but residents are less than pleased about it.
Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On DronesThe Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city's Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.
Number Of Teens Tried As Adults Skyrocketing In Santa Clara CountyA 14-year-old San Jose gang member could spend life in prison if convicted of attempted murder. He is among the growing number of teens who are being tried as adults.
San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of 'Unconscious Bias' In Arrests, Judgments For MinoritiesSan Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.
California On Track To Become First State To Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense In CourtroomsCalifornia could soon become the first state to ban the "gay panic" defense in violent crimes against LGBT individuals.
Former Napa Wine Executive Sentenced To Prison For Tax Evasion SchemeA former vice president of the Wine Tasting Network was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for his involvement in an embezzlement and tax evasion scheme, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag announced Wednesday.
'Chrome Revolver Bandit' Sentenced To 834 Years For Armed Robberies In Bay AreaA man who was dubbed the "Chrome Revolver Bandit" after a series of 14 armed robberies in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties was sentenced Friday to more than 800 years in prison.
San Jose Police Arrest Man Suspected In Burglary Caught On CameraA man suspected of smashing his way into a San Jose home in a burglary caught on video has been arrested, a police source told KPIX 5 on Tuesday.
San Jose Homeowner Takes Justice Into His Own Hands After Burglar Caught On Surveillance CameraA burglar was caught on camera smashing his way into a San Jose home, but the homeowners say police are forcing them to take justice into their own hands.
Re-elected Gov. Brown Could Reshape California Supreme CourtIf Gov. Jerry Brown wins re-election in November, he will be given an unprecedented opportunity to overhaul the California Supreme Court.