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STOCKTON - A man accused of beating his 2-year-old son to death in Stockton was found not guilty of all counts, including child abuse resulting in death, on Wednesday. STOCKTON - A man accused of beating his 2-year-old son to death in Stockton was found not guilty of all counts, including child abuse resulting in death, on Wednesday. But a…Read More

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Defense attorneys throughout California are starting to use a new legal challenge against drunk driving, which has led juries to acquit drivers charged with DUI. Peter Johnson, a criminal defense attorney from Walnut Creek, has used the challenge. “It’s nothing something that’s a trick or something that defense attorneys might get accused of. It’s legitimate…Read More

An attorney for the family of a 21-year-old man shot and killed by Concord police in Antioch this month is calling for an impartial state or federal agency to take over the ongoing investigation into the shooting that he claims has been grossly mischaracterized so far. “This should be a criminal investigation, without question,” said attorney Peter Johnson, who represents…Read More

MARTINEZ – A Contra Costa County judge on Tuesday dismissed a lingering misdemeanor drunken driving charge against state Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, saying she wasn’t confident a second jury would convict based on the same facts. A jury in August found Hernandez, D-West Covina, not guilty of driving under the influence but was hung 6-6 over a second count of driving…Read More

MARTINEZ – State Assemblyman Roger Hernandez repeatedly refused to take a breath or blood test after his drunken driving arrest in March, which prompted Concord police to prepare to have the local lawmaker’s blood forcibly drawn, the arresting officer testified Wednesday. After warning Hernandez, D-West Covina, that refusing a test could result in his driver’s license being suspended or revoked,…Read More

STOCKTON - The court has ordered the release of a father charged with killing his infant child after attorneys reached a plea deal Wednesday. STOCKTON - The court has ordered the release of a father charged with killing his infant child after attorneys reached a plea deal Wednesday. Donald Lee Wilson, 23, had been headed for trial in the death…Read More

In the largest recent judgment against San Jose police, a federal jury on Friday awarded a family $3.25 million after siding with the parents, who accused officers of stealing their young children and placing them in protective custody. The award came two days after a U.S. District Court jury in San Jose ruled that detective William Hoyt and Sgt. Craig…Read More

MARTINEZ — Jurors have acquitted one man and convicted another of stabbing to death a Bethel Island man in 2005. After two days of deliberations, jurors Wednesday found Pittsburg resident Daniel Jones, 27, guilty of second-degree murder and personal use of a knife for killing Keith Wolf, 21, outside an Antioch apartment building on April 25, 2005. The jury found…Read More

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