Crime

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2016, file photo, Lonnie Franklin Jr., a convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper," is sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court. Lonnie Franklin has died in a California prison. He was 67. Corrections officials said Franklin was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison Saturday, March 28, 2020. An autopsy will determine the cause of death; however, there were no signs of trauma, corrections spokeswoman Terry Thornton said in a statement. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
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March 29, 2020 - 2:12 pm
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in prison. He was 67. California corrections officials said Franklin was found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin...
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A closed sign is posted in front of a parking lot at China Camp State Park on March 25, 2020 in San Rafael.
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Tim Ryan
March 27, 2020 - 10:26 am
As Bay Area police officers prepare for another weekend of enforcement of the state’s ‘shelter-in-place’ order , one Bay Area district attorney says he’s not afraid to prosecute those who continue to defy the order.
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FILE - This April 26, 2010 file photo shows actor Keith Middlebrook at the premiere of "Iron Man 2" at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. The FBI has arrested Middlebrook, who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the medication. The U.S. Justice Department says in a statement that Keith Lawrence Middlebrook told his 2.4 million Instagram followers that his company would return hundreds of millions of dollars in profit. There are no known cures or vaccinations for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
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March 26, 2020 - 6:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the medication, federal prosecutors said. Keith Lawrence Middlebrook told his 2.4 million...
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A view of an empty courtroom.
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Tim Ryan
March 16, 2020 - 9:49 am
Jury trials in San Mateo County are expected to be put on hold with an emergency order from the California Supreme Court on Monday.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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March 11, 2020 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison after breaking his courtroom silence with a rambling plea for mercy in which he professed to be "totally confused" by the #MeToo movement that spelled the Hollywood producer's downfall. His accusers — those who testified...
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March 10, 2020 - 1:36 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in California told detectives in a recorded interview he was fed up with racism against black people and since he was suspected of killing of one white man he may as well kill more. The recording was played Monday in the trial of Kori Ali...
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 A San Francisco police car sits parked in front of the Hall of Justice on February 27, 2014.
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March 10, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Inmates at heightened risk of coronavirus should be immediately released from San Francisco county jails while they await trial, according to the city's public defender office.
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Jonathan Amerson, 56, was arrested for alleged robbery and elder abuse, stemming from a recorded February 2020 attack of an elderly man collecting recyclable materials in San Francisco's Bayveiw neighborhood.
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March 02, 2020 - 9:51 am
Jonathan Amerson, 56, became the second suspect arrested for a recorded attack on an elderly man as he collected recylicng materials in San Francisco's Bayveiw neighborhood.
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San Francisco police arrested Dwayen Grayson for allegedly robbing and abusing an elderly Asian man in a viral video that authorities have labeled a hate crime.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 28, 2020 - 10:30 am
San Francisco police announced they'd arrested a suspect who robbed and abused an elderly Asian man as he collected recyclable cans in what authorities have called a hate crime.
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Police work outside the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus in Milwaukee on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, after reports of a possible shooting. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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February 26, 2020 - 8:30 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said. The assailant who attacked the Molson Coors complex was identified as a 51-year-old Milwaukee man who died of a self-...
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