Hope, Skepticism: Oaklanders Share Of Feelings About Guilty Verdict In George Floyd Murder TrialIn Oakland, a sense of calm reigns since the jury in Minneapolis delivered a guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin. But while there is hope that this case signals change, there is also skepticism.
Facebook Cranks Up Rule Enforcement In Run-Up To Chauvin VerdictFacebook representatives said the social media app is cranked up its rule enforcement ahead of the verdict in former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death.
Bay Area Businesses Brace For Unrest Ahead of Verdict In Derek Chauvin TrialBusinesses in the Bay Area prepared for possible unrest as the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin, accused in the killing of George Floyd, heads to jury deliberations.
Former 49er Dana Stubblefield Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Raping Disabled Woman At GunpointFormer San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield was sentenced Thursday to 15 to life in prison for raping a woman at gunpoint in 2015.
Judge Rules Cowell Was Sane At Time He Fatally Stabbed Nia Wilson At BART StationThe judge in the trial of John Lee Cowell for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station in Oakland in 2018 ruled on Monday that he was legally sane at the time.
Attorneys Argue About Cowell's State Of Mind As Sanity Phase Of BART Stabbing Trial BeginsA day after John Lee Cowell was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018, the attorneys in his trial argued on Wednesday afternoon about whether he was legally sane at the time of the attack.
John Lee Cowell Found Guilty In Oakland BART Stabbing Death Of Nia WilsonJurors reached a guilty verdict Tuesday in the case against John Lee Cowell, who was accused of fatally stabbing Nia Wilson on the platform of the MacArthur BART station in Oakland on July 22, 2018.
Judge Reduces $2B Award In Monsanto Roundup Case To $87MA judge has cut a jury award in a lawsuit that found that Monsanto's Roundup herbicide caused cancer in a California couple from $2.055 billion to $87 million, the third time a judge has reduced an award in a lawsuit over the disputed chemical.
Monsanto Appeals Reduced $78 Million VerdictMonsanto filed a notice of appeal in San Francisco Superior Court challenging a jury verdict in favor of Dewayne Johnson on Tuesday.
Monsanto Trial: Groundskeeper Accepts Reduced $78M VerdictA Northern California groundskeeper says he will accept a judge's reduced verdict of $78 million against Monsanto after a jury found the company's weed killer caused his cancer.
Defendant Who Failed To Appear At Verdict Reading In Richmond Homicide GuiltyA wheelchair-bound millionaire defendant in a 35-year-old Richmond cold case homicide who went missing earlier this week was found guilty by a jury Thursday.
Wheelchair-Bound Millionaire Murder Suspect A No-Show For Verdict ReadingA grim, decades-old cold case murder in the East Bay had a stunning twist this week when the wheelchair-bound millionaire defendant went missing the day the jury's verdict was set to be read.
Man Found Guilty Of Abusing, Stalking Ex-Boyfriend With GPS Tracking DeviceA San Francisco man has been found guilty of stalking, having been accused of using a GPS tracking device to track and menace his former boyfriend,
Rapper Convicted Of Involuntary Manslaughter For Fatal ShootingA rapper cried tears of joy Tuesday when jurors acquitted him of murder charges for a fatal shooting outside of a nightclub in the heart of downtown Oakland three years ago and only convicted him of the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter.
Sierra LaMar's Parents Give Emotional Testimony At Garcia-Torres Sentencing Tears flowed freely Thursday morning as the parents of murdered teenager Sierra LaMar took the stand to make victim impact statements during the penalty phase of her convicted killer's sentencing hearing.