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San Francisco Cyclist Must Stand Trial in Pedestrian’s Death

March 7, 2013 | 2:22 pm

San Francisco Cyclist Must Stand Trial in Pedestrian’s Death

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BCN—A bicyclist accused of striking and killing a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District nearly a year ago was ordered today to stand trial on a felony vehicular manslaughter charge. Chris Bucchere, 36, was held to answer to the charge by Superior Court Judge Andrew Cheng after an emotional preliminary hearing that began Wednesday and […]

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Giselle Esteban Sentenced to 25 Years for Michelle Le’s Murder

December 10, 2012 | 10:52 am

Giselle Esteban Sentenced to 25 Years for Michelle Le’s Murder

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(BCN) Giselle Esteban, the woman convicted of murdering nursing student Michelle Le in May 2011, was sentenced in Alameda County Superior Court this  morning to 25 years to life in prison. In her trial, prosecutors contended that Esteban killed Le, a  former friend and high school classmate, because she mistakenly believed that  Le was having a […]

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The Clear and the Cream Make Their Way to Trial

March 21, 2011 | 3:20 pm

The Clear and the Cream Make Their Way to Trial

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Update 4 p.m.: A jury has been seated in the Barry Bonds steroids perjury trial. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Ilston congratulated the eight women and four men and told them to be in court at 8:30 tomorrow morning. Two alternates—both women—were also chosen. The prosecution and defense agreed on the panel after asking about […]

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