One of San Francisco’s most notorious murder cases in recent years — the 2008 slaying of a father and two of his sons by an alleged MS-13 gang member — is gearing up for trial next month.Edwin Ramos, 24, of El Sobrante was arrested three days after the June 22, 2008, killing of Tony Bologna, 48, and two of his sons, Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16, who were shot dead in their car in The City’s Excelsior district while driving home from a picnic in Fairfield. Read More
The first-degree murder conviction of an El Sobrante man who strangled his ex-girlfriend and stuffed her body into his car trunk five years ago has been upheld by a state appeals court in San Francisco.
A three-judge Court of Appeal panel, in a ruling issued Monday, also increased the sentence of Scott McAlpin, 30, from a term of 50 years to life to 55 years to life in prison.
The court said McAlpin should be given the additional five years in prison because of a previous burg Read More