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District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former SF political operatives charged with felony bribery, money laundering

A retired city employee and a former city commissioner who are at…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City contract followed campaign gifts for Mayor Lee

The pair who allegedly solicited with Mayor Ed Lee’s knowledge a $10,000…

San Francisco City Hall.(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Legal aid groups: SFPD violated city law barring certain cooperation with FBI

The San Francisco Police Department may be blocking an investigation into allegations…

David Bowdich, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles office, speaks at a news conference at the San Bernardino Police Department on Tuesday. (Rachel Luna/The Sun via AP)

FBI seeks to fill timeline gap in San Bernardino attack

SAN BERNARDINO — Federal authorities have compiled a detailed timeline surrounding the…

David Bowdich, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Los Angeles office, speaks at a news conference at the San Bernardino Police Department on Tuesday. (Rachel Luna/The Sun via AP)
President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama moves to require background checks for more gun sales

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama moved Monday to require all gun sellers…

President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, at a ceremony inside the Ghee Kung Tong, which he headed as its dragon head. Chow was made head of the fraternal organization in 2006. (Courtesy/Chow's legal team)

‘Shrimp Boy’ defense closes case in alleged Chinatown mobster’s federal trial

The defense team for alleged Chinatown crime lord Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, at a ceremony inside the Ghee Kung Tong, which he headed as its dragon head. Chow was made head of the fraternal organization in 2006. (Courtesy/Chow's legal team)
The Droopy Face Bandit is wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on suspicion of 10 bank robberies in San Francisco. (Courtesy FBI)

FBI: Fewer banks robbed across Northern California, including SF

Bank robbers are holding up fewer and fewer banks in San Francisco…

The Droopy Face Bandit is wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on suspicion of 10 bank robberies in San Francisco. (Courtesy FBI)
An artist's rendering depicts defendant Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, right, answering questions from his attorney, Tony Serra, in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. (Vicki Behringer/Special to S.F. Examiner)

As ‘Shrimp Boy’ trial prepares to wrap up, defense alleges mistreatment in court

The trial of an alleged Chinatown crime boss who says he is…

An artist's rendering depicts defendant Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, right, answering questions from his attorney, Tony Serra, in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. (Vicki Behringer/Special to S.F. Examiner)
In this Dec. 19, 2015, file photo, Syed Rizwan Farook's brother Syed Raheel Farook, left, brother-in-law Farhan Khan, second from left, and mother, Rafia Farook, third from left, leave the house of the husband and wife who killed 14 people in San Bernardino as landlord Doyle Miller prepares to board up the property in Redlands. (Will Lester/The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via AP, File)

Little known about mother who lived with San Bernardino shooter

RIVERSIDE — When Rafia Sultana Farook needed help, she often turned to…

In this Dec. 19, 2015, file photo, Syed Rizwan Farook's brother Syed Raheel Farook, left, brother-in-law Farhan Khan, second from left, and mother, Rafia Farook, third from left, leave the house of the husband and wife who killed 14 people in San Bernardino as landlord Doyle Miller prepares to board up the property in Redlands. (Will Lester/The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via AP, File)
In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, a garage door of Enrique Marquez's home is broken in after an FBI raid, in Riverside. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)

Buyer of guns used in massacre charged with terrorism counts

LOS ANGELES — The man who bought the assault rifles used by…

In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, a garage door of Enrique Marquez's home is broken in after an FBI raid, in Riverside. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong,File)
FBI Director James Comey speaks during a press conference after addressing the NYPD Shield Conference at NYPD headquarters, Wednesday in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

FBI: Calif. shooters privately discussed commitment to jihad

NEW YORK — The husband-and-wife team who killed 14 people and wounded…

FBI Director James Comey speaks during a press conference after addressing the NYPD Shield Conference at NYPD headquarters, Wednesday in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Friends of Yvette Velasco embrace as they arrive for a memorial services, Thursday in Covina.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Funerals for 14 killed in San Bernardino massacre set to begin

COVINA — On the morning of Dec. 2, Yvette Velasco got dressed…

Friends of Yvette Velasco embrace as they arrive for a memorial services, Thursday in Covina.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Members of the FBI Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team and bomb specialists work at Seccombe Lake on Thursday in San Bernardino, Calif. (Micah Escamilla/The Sun via AP)

Gun buyer, gunman linked by marriage, possible previous plot

RIVERSIDE — The gunman who killed his co-workers in San Bernardino and…

Members of the FBI Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team and bomb specialists work at Seccombe Lake on Thursday in San Bernardino, Calif. (Micah Escamilla/The Sun via AP)
FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Comey said that the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

FBI: California shooters radicalized at least 2 years ago

WASHINGTON — The two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two…

FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Comey said that the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Back in court after a two week break, ‘Shrimp Boy’ lawyer cross examine undercover FBI agent

After a two week hiatus, the Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow racketeering and…

(Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
FBI agents search outside a home in connection to Wednesday's shootings in San Bernardino, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Redlands, Calif. A heavily armed man and woman opened fire Wednesday on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing multiple people and seriously wounding others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

AP Source: Woman in shooting pledged allegiance to IS

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The woman who carried out the San…

FBI agents search outside a home in connection to Wednesday's shootings in San Bernardino, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, in Redlands, Calif. A heavily armed man and woman opened fire Wednesday on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing multiple people and seriously wounding others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
This photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows weapons carried by suspects at the scene of a shootout in San Bernardino. (San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department via AP)

Officials: California gunman was in touch with extremists

SAN BERNARDINO — California gunman Syed Rizwan Farook had been in contact…

This photo provided by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department shows weapons carried by suspects at the scene of a shootout in San Bernardino. (San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department via AP)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

FBI warned Chinatown gangster ‘Shrimp Boy’ wanted to harm him, he was killed two years later

Two years before a Chinatown gangster was found shot in the head…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is currently standing trial in federal court on charges of illegal cigarette and alcohol trafficking, murder for hire, racketeering and money laundering. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is currently standing trial in federal court on charges of illegal cigarette and alcohol trafficking, murder for hire, racketeering and money laundering. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)

Separate federal case questions killing allegedly ordered by ‘Shrimp Boy’

As the first two undercover FBI agent testified in the Raymond “Shrimp…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” will stand trial for racketeering on Nov. 1. (courtesy photo)