The man convicted of killing two people at a Bay Area toll plaza says he doesn't care if he gets the death penalty or life in prison and has suggested jurors deciding his fate flip a coin.
Nathan Burris made the comments during a hearing last week in the penalty phase of his trial.
The 49-year-old Burris was convicted earlier in the week of fatally shooting Deborah Ross and her friend, Ersie Everette III, at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009. Read More
Two wrongful death lawsuits filed by family members of a Hayward man shot to death by a BART police officer on New Year's Day are set to go to trial in federal court in San Francisco one year from now.
At a hearing on Monday, U.S. District Judge Marilyn Patel set a trial date of Oct. 19, 2010, for the lawsuits, which were filed by the
parents and girlfriend of Oscar Grant III. Read More