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By Heather Cassell | April 18, 2018

Gay former San Jose school board trustee John Lindner was sentenced to 60 days in county jail last week for embezzling nearly $30,000 school campaign funds and misleading investigators.

By Cynthia Laird | March 21, 2018

Convicted arsonist David Munoz Diaz was ordered held without bail following a hearing Tuesday in San Francisco Superior Court.


By Cynthia Laird | March 14, 2018

San Francisco prosecutors will ask a judge next week to detain convicted arsonist David Munoz Diaz without bail following his arrest after he was allegedly captured on video lighting a homeless person on fire.

By Seth Hemmelgarn | March 7, 2018

Police testifying at a hearing for a transgender woman accused of brutally murdering an Oakland family in 2016 described this week how she'd been at the family's burning home wearing bloody clothes and reeking of gasoline.


By Seth Hemmelgarn | March 7, 2018

A transgender San Jose woman accused of shooting her ex-partner in a Costco parking lot has been ordered to stand trial.

By Seth Hemmelgarn | February 28, 2018

Fresno police have identified a suspect in the fatal 2017 shooting of a gay man who'd been dressed as a woman and, they believe, working as a prostitute.


By Seth Hemmelgarn | February 28, 2018

Bail reform advocates are cheering California Attorney General Xavier Becerra's decision not to appeal a court ruling that judges should consider defendants' ability to pay and alternatives to monetary bail.

By Heather Cassell | February 28, 2018

Embattled gay San Jose school board trustee John Lindner resigned effective February 28 after being charged with grand theft in connection with embezzling from a school bond campaign account.


By Seth Hemmelgarn | February 28, 2018

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón plans to ask the city's Board of Supervisors and mayor for about $1 million to establish a task force to address automobile break-ins.

By Seth Hemmelgarn | February 14, 2018

Trial got underway recently for a gay man accused of stalking his ex-partner and a former friend.


By Seth Hemmelgarn | February 14, 2018

A South Bay transgender college student was recently attacked in what police are investigating as a hate crime.

By Sari Staver | February 7, 2018

Cannabis activists are cheering the January 31 announcement that the San Francisco District Attorney's office will remove or reduce previous criminal convictions from all records in San Francisco Superior Court, dating back to 1975.


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