Judge Orders Extended Competency Evaluation For Man Accused In Kate Steinle KillingA federal judge on Wednesday ordered a further competency evaluation of up to 45 days in a U.S. prison facility for an undocumented Mexican citizen accused of illegally possessing the gun that killed a woman on a San Francisco pier in 2015.
Jose Garcia-Zarate Found Mentally Incompetent To Stand Trial In Kate Steinle Slaying Gun CaseA federal court appointed psychologist has ruled that Jose Garcia-Zarate was mentally incompetent to stand trial on a gun possession charge related to the 2015 slaying of Kate Steinle on the San Francisco waterfront.
Jose Inez Garcia Zarate Ordered To Face Competency Test In Gun CaseJose Inez Garcia Zarate ordered by a U.S. judge Wednesday to participate in a psychological evaluation to determine whether he is competent to stand trial on federal gun charges.
Gun Case Delayed For Man Cleared Of San Francisco Pier DeathA federal judge on Friday delayed a gun possession trial against a Mexican man who was acquitted of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that became a national flashpoint, saying he has questions about the man’s mental competency.
Kate Steinle Case: Judge Throws Out Parents Lawsuit Against FedsThe parents of a woman killed with a stolen federal gun on a San Francisco pier in 2015 have lost a bid to hold the U.S. government liable for her death.
DA Drops Gun Conviction For Garcia-Zarate In Lieu Of Federal ChargesA judge on Wednesday agreed to discharge a state gun conviction from two years ago for Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate -- the man who held the pistol that killed Kate Steinle as she walked on The Embarcadero back in 2015.
Feds: State Court Ruling Has No Impact On Federal Prosecution In Kate Steinle CaseA state appeals court decision overturning the illegal gun possession conviction of Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate in the Kate Steinle case will have no impact on his federal prosecution, officials announced Tuesday.
Appeals Court Tosses Sole Conviction In Kate Steinle KillingA California state appeals court has thrown out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015.
Dismissal Upheld In Lawsuit By Kate Steinle Family Against Former San Francisco SheriffA federal appeals court today upheld the dismissal of a negligence claim against the city of San Francisco and former Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi by the parents of a woman killed by a bullet from a gun held by an undocumented immigrant.
Man Acquitted In Kate Steinle Killing Appeals Gun ConvictionAn undocumented Mexican citizen who was convicted of possessing the gun that killed Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in 2015 has appealed his conviction, claiming that the trial judge failed to give a key jury instruction.
Garcia Zarate Federal Trial Postponed Until Supreme Court Rules On Double Jeopardy CaseThe federal gun possession trial of the undocumented immigrant who possessed the gun that killed Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 has been postponed for at least several months while a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a different case is awaited.
Claim By Man Acquitted In Kate Steinle Killing Met With SkepticismDistrict Judge Vince Chhabria said Tuesday that Jose Ines Garcia-Zarate faces an uphill battle proving federal gun charges were brought solely because of politics.
Lawyers Call Federal Gun Charges In Steinle Case 'Vindictive'Attorneys for a Mexican man acquitted of murder in a San Francisco shooting that helped fuel the U.S. immigration debate are pressing for documents to help them argue that his U.S. gun charges are vindictive.
Bay Area Lawmaker Wants Improved Tracking Of Police GunsSB 1185, introduced by Sen. Jerry Hill, would require law enforcement agencies to have a written procedure to account for all their guns.
Immigrant Acquitted In Steinle Death Pleads Not Guilty To Gun ChargeJose Ines Garcia Zarate, who was acquitted in the death of Kate Steinle last year, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal gun charges.