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Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

February 25, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.

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Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

February 21, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

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Twenty-four count indictment against state lawmaker includes allegation of receiving $100,000 in bribes.

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Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

February 21, 2014 | 8:00 am

Minority Groups Pressure Brown On Supreme Court Nomination

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There currently are no Latinos, African-Americans or openly gay justices on the state’s high court.

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Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

February 12, 2014 | 8:49 am

Justice Joyce Kennard Retiring from State’s High Court

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Tribunal’s longest-serving member departs after career that defied expectations of conservative backers.

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Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

February 10, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Federal Judges Give State Two More Years to Cut Prison Population

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Three-judge panel finds state has made steps toward ‘durable’ solution to prison overcrowding.

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Judge Rules Family Can Remove Jahi McMath From Hospital

January 3, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Judge Rules Family Can Remove Jahi McMath From Hospital

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Agreement between girl’s family and Oakland’s Children’s Hospital reached Friday morning.

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News Pix: The Best Images of 2013

December 27, 2013 | 11:30 am

News Pix: The Best Images of 2013

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Exquisite images of news around the Bay Area in 2013.

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NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun Magazine Limits

December 17, 2013 | 5:02 pm

NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun Magazine Limits

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NRA officials are hoping a federal lawsuit filed against Sunnyvale could have national repercussions.

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Judges Extend State Prison Overcrowding Deadline To April

December 11, 2013 | 4:10 pm

Judges Extend State Prison Overcrowding Deadline To April

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While negotiations continue over long-term solution, California must reduce inmate population by spring.

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State DNA Collection Law Challenged by Civil Liberties Advocates

December 10, 2013 | 6:00 am

State DNA Collection Law Challenged by Civil Liberties Advocates

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Are cheek swabs of those arrested for a felony — whether charged with a crime or not — constitutional?

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