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  • California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • Chinese community leaders in SF are addressing fallout from the corruption case involving State Sen. Yee and a reputed gangster.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • San Franciscos Chinatown.
  • Chinese community leaders in SF are addressing fallout from the corruption case involving State Sen. Yee and a reputed gangster.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, news
  • Raymond Chow Shrimp Boy
  • Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • Reputed former Chinatown gangster Raymond Chow, also known as Shrimp Boy.
  • Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, who is caught up in the Leland Yee corruption case, has hired a new legal team.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news
  • Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
  • Lawyers in the Leland Yee corruption scandal say the charges against Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow came out of Hollywood.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
  • More charges are expected to be filed in the corruption case involving suspended State Senator Leland Yee and 28 defendants.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news
  • Raymond Shrimp Boy Chow
  • Lawyers in the Leland Yee corruption scandal say the charges against Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow came out of Hollywood.
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FBI, leland yee, crime, corruption, news
  • FILE - This Aug. 16, 2012 file photo shows State Sen. LeLand Yee, D-San Francisco, talking with Assembly members regarding a youth offenders program at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Suspended California State Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to all charges in his political corruption case.
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corruption, laws, crime, leland yee, chinatown, san francisco news, vic lee
  • sketch of suspects in court in San Francisco gang bust
  • There were nearly two dozen defendants arranged in court who pleaded not guilty in the case tied to State Sen. Leland Yee.
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leland yee, drugs, guns, corruption, news
  • Keith Jackson leaving jail
  • Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, who faces public corruption, gun and drug charges, was released on bail.
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corruption, guns, drugs, leland yee, news
  • State Sen. Leland Yee
  • The complaint reveals more about a Bay Area politician accused of corruption and gun trafficking.
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leland yee, sacramento, corruption, laws, guns, crime, news
  • State Sen. Leland Yee out of court
  • As word of State Sen. Leland Yee's arrest spread through the community, constituents weighed in on the ordeal.
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leland yee, corruption, guns, laws, FBI, news
  • Judge Paul Seeman
  • A former Alameda Co. judge accused of stealing at least $1.6M from his elderly neighbor has pleaded no contest to two felonies.
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berkeley, alameda county, crime, corruption, east bay news
  • Chris Butler and Norman Wielsch.
  • The former head of Contra Costa County's drug enforcement task force, was sentenced to 14 years in prison.
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crime, corruption, drugs, contra costa county, oakland, trials, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Norman Wielsch.
  • Norman Wielsch, the former head of the county's drug enforcement task force, was sentenced to 14 years in prison.
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crime, corruption, drugs, contra costa county, oakland, trials, news
  • Red light camera vendor investigated for corruption
  • A red light camera vendor that services many Bay Area cities is being investigated in Chicago for corrupt business practices.
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corruption, driving, news
  • Red light camera vendor investigated for corruption
  • A red light camera vendor that services many Bay Area cities is being investigated in Chicago for corrupt business practices.
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corruption, driving, peninsula news, vic lee
  • A former Contra Costa County drug task force commander pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to a number of felony charges stemming from a police corruption case that scandalized the Bay Area.
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oakland, crime, OPD, corruption, drugs, east bay news
  • Two San Joaquin Valley lawmakers have been accused of laundering $40,000 in a scheme to dodge California's tough limits on political contributions.
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california watch, crime, corruption, elections, california news
  • PAC supporting Prop 32 accused of money laundering
  • The California Fair Political Practices Commission is accusing a group of money laundering after it released the source of its funding Monday.
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elections, election day, voting, voter information, corruption, laws, politics, nannette miranda
  • PAC supporting Prop 32 accused of money laundering
  • The California Fair Political Practices Commission is accusing a group of money laundering after it released the source of its funding Monday.
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elections, election day, voting, voter information, corruption, laws, politics video
  • Even after state senators overwhelmingly approved a ban on certain gifts to state lawmakers, some of the same legislators kept accepting them.
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california watch, corruption, senate, laws, california news
  • Tim Hanretty
  • A former school superintendent in San Mateo Co. is accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from two school districts.
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portola valley, woodside, san mateo county, corruption, crime, fraud, peninsula news, amy hollyfield
  • Tim Hanretty
  • A former school superintendent in San Mateo Co. is accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from two school districts.
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portola valley, woodside, san mateo county, corruption, crime, fraud, news
  • Southern California's largest clinical laboratory and radiology company serving nursing homes faces fraud allegations.
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california watch, crime, corruption, fraud, health care, health insurance, taxes, california news
  • Judge Paul Seeman
  • A public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law found himself at the defendant's table Friday.
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berkeley, alameda county, crime, corruption, news
  • Judge Paul Seeman
  • A public officer authorized to hear and decide cases in a court of law found himself at the defendant's table Friday.
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berkeley, alameda county, crime, corruption, east bay news
  • Popes butler vows to help Vatican scandal probe
  • The pope's butler, arrested for allegedly having confidential documents in his home, has agreed to cooperate with investigators.
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pope, crime, corruption, news
  • A federal judge sentenced a former San Ramon police officer to three years in prison today for his involvement in a Contra Costa County law enforcement scandal.
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OPD, corruption, crime, east bay news
  • Former SJ community officials facing felony charges
  • Two former top officials from one of San Jose's oldest community agencies are facing felony grand theft charges.
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crime, corruption, south bay news
  • Former county prosecutor to sue over rape charge
  • Disgraced former Contra Costa prosecutor Michael Gressett is preparing to file a major lawsuit related to a 2008 rape charge against him.
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contra costa county, martinez, corruption, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Former county prosecutor to sue over rape charge
  • Disgraced former Contra Costa prosecutor Michael Gressett is preparing to file a major lawsuit related to a 2008 rape charge against him.
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contra costa county, martinez, corruption, news
  • White house knew of Solyndra layoff plans
  • White House officials knew in late October 2010 that government-backed Solyndra was planning to lay off nearly 20 percent of its workforce.
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california watch, solyndra, barack obama, corruption, california news
  • The former head of finances for the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District, and her top bookkeeper are under arrest.
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san mateo county, corruption, peninsula news
  • Clergy could be exposed to more sex abuse lawsuits
  • A precedent-setting case being heard in the state's highest court could expose the Roman Catholic Diocese to more abuse lawsuits.
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crime, corruption, children, religion, sex offender, news
  • Clergy could be exposed to more sex abuse lawsuits
  • A precedent-setting case being heard in the state's highest court could expose the Roman Catholic Diocese to more abuse lawsuits.
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crime, corruption, children, religion, sex offender, east bay news, carolyn tyler
  • A German watchdog organization lists Somalia, North Korea and Myanmar as the most-corrupt nations in the world.
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corruption, national/world
  • Blago jury agrees on 18 counts
  • Rod Blagojevich was convicted of a wide range of corruption charges.
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barack obama, crime, trials, corruption, politics video
  • A total of 68 drug and robbery cases in SF were dropped in light of a probe into allegations of police misconduct.
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SFPD, Jeff Adachi, drugs, george gascon, corruption, san francisco news
  • Chief Gascon to be named SF district attorney
  • SF DA George Gascon is turning over the investigation into allegations of police misconduct to federal authorities.
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SFPD, Jeff Adachi, drugs, george gascon, corruption, san francisco news
  • Antioch union questions deal between city and police
  • Antioch city employees are furious over what they are calling "sweetheart deals" between the city and the police union.
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antioch, corruption, budget cuts, layoff, jobs, east bay news, laura anthony
  • Antioch union questions deal between city and police
  • Antioch city employees are furious over what they call "sweetheart" deals between the city and the police union.
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antioch, corruption, budget cuts, layoff, jobs, news
  • A retired San Francisco Police officer was charged with bribing cab driver applicants.
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corruption, crime, SFPD, san francisco news
  • Two South Bay companies are among the targets of a massive insider trading investigation.
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mountain view, corruption, crime, business
  • ABC7 has the exclusive story of two Alameda County courthouse employees accused of fixing tickets in exchange for cash.
  • The investigation into a ticket-fixing scandal at the Fremont courthouse is expanding.
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corruption, alameda county, fremont, news
  • The investigation into a ticket-fixing scandal at the Fremont courthouse is expanding.
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corruption, alameda county, fremont, east bay news, vic lee
  • ABC7 has the exclusive story of two Alameda County courthouse employees accused of fixing tickets in exchange for cash.
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corruption, alameda county, fremont, east bay news, vic lee
  • Outrage over the exorbitant salaries paid to public officials in a small Southern California town is leading to action in Sacramento.
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california budget crisis, protest, corruption, sacramento, state capitol, politics, nannette miranda