A retrial began in federal court Tuesday in the case of Deborah Madden, a former San Francisco police crime laboratory technician accused of taking small amounts of cocaine from the facility. Read More
A mistrial was declared Wednesday in the federal case against disgraced former San Francisco crime lab technician Deborah Madden, with only a few jurors reportedly rejecting conviction. Read More
For outraged families seeking justice against William Ayres, it was hard enough to learn the prominent San Mateo child psychiatrist accused of molesting patients would be sentenced to a state mental hospital rather than prison.
On Wednesday, they were dealt another blow.
Ayres, 79, who doctors say suffers dementia, was given another 30 days of freedom before he has to report to Napa State Hospital, according to prosecutors. Read More
US prosecutors took aim at Barry Bonds for his alleged use of illegal performance-enhancing drugs, calling him before a grand jury and eventually taking him to court on perjury and obstruction charges.
Click on the photo at right to see a slideshow of the players in the Barry Bonds perjury trial. Read More