Federal Judge Stops New Rules For Asylum SeekersA federal judge blocked a new Trump administration rule Thursday that would have put up new roadblocks for asylum-seekers convicted of a variety of crimes.
IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison InmatesHundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IRS is asking state officials to help claw back the cash that the federal tax agency says was mistakenly sent.
San Francisco Police Make Progress On Reforms, But More To Be DonePolice in San Francisco are aiming to increase the pace on 272 reforms required by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2016, as the department may be only 40 percent done with the tasks requested, SFPD officials said Wednesday.
Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay $3 Billion Settlement In Fake Accounts ScandalWells Fargo has agreed to pay $3 billion to settle a series of investigations into "unlawful sales practices and pressure tactics in which it deceived millions of clients," the federal authorities announced Friday.
SFPD Chief: Reforms Only 11 Percent Complete, Trump Administration To Blame For DelaysA reform effort at the San Francisco Police Department has been ongoing for three years as of this month, but the department has only completed about 11 percent of reform tasks recommended by the U.S. Department of Justice, police Chief Bill Scott said.
Dublin Man Sentenced for Insider Trading on Ross Stores InfoA Dublin man has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for felony insider trading related to using proprietary information from Dublin-based Ross Stores Inc.
Trump to Demand DOJ Review of FBI, Obama AdministrationPres. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests came from the Obama administration.
Trump Administration Supports Lawsuit Over Conservative Speakers at UC BerkeleyThe Trump administration is throwing its support behind a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley that accuses the school of a double standard for campus speakers.
Federal Report Cites Bias, Violence Against Minorities By SFPDA report released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Justice cites numerous indicators of implicit and institutionalized bias against minority groups by members of the San Francisco Police Department.
Looming Ruling By 9th Circuit Court In SF Could Bar Feds From Prosecuting Medical Pot CasesThe federal court in San Francisco is expected to issue a ruling that could limit future prosecutions of medical marijuana users and dispensaries in eight Western states.
U.S. Sues Activist Hedge Fund ValueAct Over Halliburton-Baker Hughes DisclosuresThe U.S. government sued a San Francisco activist hedge fund, alleging that it violated antitrust laws during a pending merger of Halliburton and Baker Hughes.