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Man accused of stealing FBI agent’s gun granted $50K bail

A man accused of stealing an FBI agent's gun in San Francisco…

 

Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)

Attorneys for ‘Shrimp Boy’ seek to withdraw from case

After more than two years defending convicted murderer and Chinatown gang leader…

 

Feds drop gun charges after video shows officer lied

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story included a photograph, provided…

 

Zula Jones stands outside the courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Political bribery case at a standstill over release of evidence

A San Francisco Superior Court judge said Wednesday he will interview an…

Zula Jones stands outside the courtroom at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, April 6, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Stanislav Petrov in his hospital bed after the November 2015 beating. (Courtesy Michael Haddad)

Indictment against man beaten by deputies remains sealed

The federal charges against a man who was the victim of a…

Stanislav Petrov in his hospital bed after the November 2015 beating. (Courtesy Michael Haddad)

Nieto verdict could further inflame tense relations between SFPD, community

The federal courthouse in San Francisco offered two strikingly different scenes Thursday…

Officers involved in fatal shooting of Nieto testify they fired in self-defense

The family of Alex Nieto sat stoically in federal court Wednesday as…

Ryan Chamberlain was accused of possessing biological and chemical

Proposed sentence revealed for poison-possessing SF political consultant

Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys have agreed to recommend a sentence of…

Ryan Chamberlain was accused of possessing biological and chemical

Lawyers for Mario Woods’ family downplay claims by City that officers acted legally when they killed him

Claims by San Francisco’s City Attorney that police acted lawfully when they…

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)
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)
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)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Undercover FBI agent testimony in ‘Shrimp Boy’ trial postponed Monday

Expected testimony from undercover FBI agents Monday morning was postponed in the…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is suspected of ordering the deaths of two men, and faces racketeering charges. (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Riana Buffin, 19, of Oakland, is one of two plaintiffs named on a federal class-action lawsuit against San Francisco for an unconstitutional bail system. (Courtesy photo)

Federal lawsuit filed to overturn city’s ‘unequal’ bail system

San Francisco is being sued for what a federal class-action lawsuit argues…

Riana Buffin, 19, of Oakland, is one of two plaintiffs named on a federal class-action lawsuit against San Francisco for an unconstitutional bail system. (Courtesy photo)
Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘Shrimp Boy’ trial to start Nov. 2, federal request for continuance denied

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow's federal racketeering trial will begin in November as…

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, a self-described Chinatown gangster, claims he has been targeted by the U.S. Attorney's Office and is the victim of "selective prosecution." (Jen Siska/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)

Chow to face charges for murder solicitation

The federal government plans to charge Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow for allegedly…

Tony Serra, right, an attorney for Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, pictured at left, listens to speakers at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File 2014)
Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)

Alameda County prosecutor caught up in Leland Yee scandal put on administrative leave

A former district attorney candidate and Alameda County assistant district attorney was…

Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)
AP File PhotoA federal judge on Friday

Judges deny California bid to end prison oversight

SACRAMENTO — A federal judicial panel on Thursday denied Gov. Jerry Brown's…

AP File PhotoA federal judge on Friday