An unemployed cabbie was convicted Thursday of stalking a Brisbane police officer in protest of his DUI arrest.
Prosecutors said Khalil Jaser called his arresting officer 152 times -- leaving 54 messages over three weeks -- following his July 28 bust on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI. Read More
Freedom wasn’t in the cards for William Don Ross, the dejected gambler who attacked a luckier card shark with a sharpened screwdriver after losing upwards of $10,000 at a Colma casino.On Friday, prosecutors said, the 31-year-old Brentwood man was sentenced to three years in state prison for the March 26, 2012 attack. Read More
The wife of a Japanese diplomat based in San Francisco is expected to testify today about allegations of horrific abuse by her husband, who is charged with throwing her from a car, stabbing her with a screwdriver and “stomping on her” several times — once knocking out a tooth. Read More
A man convicted of first-degree murder for strangling the daughter of a former Raiders football player in 1999 has been sentenced to 55 years to life in prison.
San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach handed down the sentence to Mohammed Haroon Ali, 37, saying the defendant still has “very little insight” into the gravity of the crime he committed when he killed Tracey Biletnikoff more than 13 years ago. Read More
Fake threats are not the bomb. A teenager who allegedly framed a Burlingame High School classmate last month by emailing a bomb threat from his account to school administrators — forcing a two-hour lockdown and evacuation of the campus — told investigators she was “just stressed out that day,” prosecutors said Tuesday. Read More
A defense-appointed doctor testified Monday that once-prominent San Mateo child psychiatrist William Ayres is not competent to stand trial.The San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office is retrying Ayres, 79, on charges of fondling seven male patients. A mistrial was declared in July 2009 when the jury deadlocked on all charges. Read More
The 17-year-old who is accused of an East Palo Alto shooting that killed a 3-month-old could be charged as an adult when he appears in court today, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Tuesday. Read More
A judge called this man a “piranha” before sentencing him to nearly three years in prison for posing as a San Bruno disaster victim in order to bilk financial aid.Daniel Leon Stansbury, 41, of Los Altos, was one of seven people charged with stealing aid intended for victims of the devastating Sept. 9 pipeline explosion. Read More