The woman convicted in a 2002 fatal dog mauling is going back to jail.
A San Francisco Superior Court judge today reinstated the 2002 second-degree murder conviction of Marjorie Knoller for the fatal dog mauling of her apartment neighbor Diane Whipple, and immediately ordered her back into custody. Read More
A Galileo High School assistant principal accused of helping operate two brothels in San Jose appeared in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Thursday, but did not enter a plea. Read More
A Galileo High School assistant principal accused of helping operate two brothels in San Jose appeared in Santa Clara County Superior Court today for the first time since his Aug. 7 arrest, but did not enter a plea.
Gerald Courtney, 57, was arrested by San Jose police for allegedly setting up leases for two apartments, one at 1550 Technology Drive and one at 80 Descanso Drive, in mixed-use neighborhoods not far from the San Jose Airport, police Sgt. Mike Sullivan said. Read More
The mayor who schedules monthly lunches to discuss concerns with residents is suggesting that locals should be able to connect with their city government in a new way.
In a recent memo to council members, Mayor Warren Lieberman proposed that residents who follow the meetings from home via webcast could participate in real time by phoning in or e-mailing questions for an allotted period of about 15 to 20 minutes. Read More
A state appeals court has upheld the two-year sentence and vehicular manslaughter conviction of the woman accused of causing a freeway crash that killed two members of the Tongan royal family and their driver.
Delgado, now 20, was driving a Ford Mustang that sideswiped a sport utility vehicle carrying the Tongan prince and princess in July 2006.
She was convicted of three counts of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and sentenced to two years in county jail. Read More
An assistant principal at a San Francisco public high school arrested by San Jose police earlier this month on felony charges of pimping, pandering and prostitution will be arraigned Thursday in Santa Clara County Superior Court.
Gerald Courtney, 57, is on paid administrative leave from his position at Galileo High School. Read More
San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Clifford Cretan today sentenced a 38-year-old San Bruno man who shot three teenagers with a BB gun last year to four months in county jail on charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon, a chief deputy district attorney said.
John Reindel pleaded no contest May 12 and faced up to a year in county jail for the felony assault charges. Read More
Two men who allegedly unsuccessfully tried to rob a San Bruno Chucky Cheese restaurant are scheduled to return to court Sept. 3.
Restaurant employee Royal-Peterson, 23, helped 20-year-old Marquis Helton enter the restaurant with a gun on July 10, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office.
Helton allegedly punched the manager and eventually fled after being told that the restaurant’s safe could not be opened. Read More
The preliminary hearing for a San Francisco couple accused in the beating death of their housemate in December was postponed today for the second time in two weeks because the prosecution's key witness did not appear to testify.
Richard Carelli and Michele Pinkerton, both 38, remain in custody, charged with the Dec. 22 beating death of 49-year-old Leonard Milo Hoskins at his Mission Terrace home. Read More
Doctors do not have a religious-freedom right to refuse treatment to a patient because of sexual orientation, the California Supreme Court ruled today.
In a unanimous decision, the court ruled that a Southern California fertility clinic could not deny a lesbian couple artificial insemination services if its doctors refused to perform the procedure on religious grounds based on the couple's sexual orientation. Read More