Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Cowell Screams Vulgarities; Removed From CourtroomNia Wilson's accused killer John Cowell was removed from his murder trial Thursday after yelling out vulgarities when prosecutors began to show a surveillance video of the fatal attack to jurors.
Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Lee Cowell Claims He Hears Alien VoicesIn a series of bizarre ramblings from the witness stand, John Lee Cowell, who is accused of stabbing to death Nia Wilson on the MacArthur BART station platform, told jurors he hears voices from alien technology implanted in his ear.
Courtroom Emotions Soar As Nia Wilson's Sisters Describe Her Fatal BART StabbingTears flowed in an Oakland courtroom as Nia Wilson's sisters took the stand to emotionally describe for jurors the struggle to save the dying 18-year-old's life on the MacArthur BART station platform.
Nia Wilson's Family In Tears As Former BART Officer Describes Attempt To Save Her LifeA former BART police officer testified Thursday how he unsuccessfully tried to save the life of 18-year-old Nia Wilson after she was stabbed on the platform of the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018.
Mueller Sticks To The Script In Day Of Grueling TestimonyFormer special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before two House committees on Wednesday, ostensibly to discuss his report on Russian interference and potential obstruction of justice by the president.
Bay Area Lawmakers Set To Question Robert Mueller This WeekBay Area Representatives Zoe Lofgren, Jackie Speier and Eric Swalwell are on the committees that will hear testimony from former Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller on July 24.
California Senators Grill Attorney General Barr At Senate TestimonyBoth of California's senators interrogated U.S. Attorney General William Barr over his decision not to charge the president with obstruction on Wednesday morning.
Time Magazine Puts Christine Blasey Ford On The CoverChristine Blasey Ford is on the cover of this week's Time magazine. But it's not a photograph of Ford; it's an illustration of the words and phrases from her testimony arranged into a striking image of her taking an oath.
2 New Sexual Misconduct Claims Surface Against KavanaughInvestigators with the Senate Judiciary Committee asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh about two previously undisclosed accusations of sexual misconduct during a phone call Tuesday, according to a transcript of the call released Wednesday night.
Sierra LaMar Visited Her Old School Before Disappearance, Teacher SaysDefense attorneys for a man accused of murdering Sierra LaMar questioned witnesses about their previous contact with the victim and suspect.
Former Co-Defendant Testifies Against Fellow Drifters In Double Murder CaseTestimony was heard Tuesday from the star witness - and former co-defendant - in the case against a pair of drifters charged with two Bay Area murders.
Woman Who Refused To Work As Oakland Prostitute Kidnapped, TorturedAn Oakland woman testified that 3 men kidnapped, raped and tortured her after she told them she didn't want to work as a prostitute for them.
Prostitute Testifies Against Oakland Man Facing Death PenaltyA veteran prostitute testified Tuesday that a man charged with two counts of murder for the fatal shootings of an 8-year-old girl in Oakland and a 22-year-old man in Berkeley in separate shootings in 2013 told her that he had killed the girl and wanted to kill the man.
Mother Of Man Killed By SFPD Testifies About Her GriefThe mother of a 28-year-old man fatally shot by San Francisco police in a city park two years ago testified in federal court Monday that she feels the loss every day.
'Light' 12-Month Prison Sentence For SFPD Officer Who Testified Against ColleaguesA former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.