Mexican national acquitted in fatal shooting at San Francisco pier sentenced to 3 years in prison on gun charge

Thomson Reuters A Mexican national acquitted in the fatal San Francisco shooting of Kate Steinle was sentenced to three years in prison on a lesser gun charge. Zarate, who was arrested shortly after the shooting in 2015, was credited for time served. The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department handed Jose Ines Garcia Zarate over to U.S. […]

Illegal immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle trial to face federal firearm charges

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 04:46 Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 45, the man found not guilty of murdering Kate Steinle last week, was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday, authorities announced. The Department of Justice and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Zarate is being charged with one count of possession […]

Mexican man recently acquitted of murder charges in San Francisco faces gun, immigration charges

US officials charged Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, the Mexican national who was acquitted of murder charges in the death of Kate Steinle, with new immigration and gun violations. The new charges comes less than a week after being acquitted. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a Mexican man with new immigration and […]

France may set age of consent at 13 after man acquitted of raping 11yo

The French government is considering setting the minimum age for sexual consent following a controversial decision by a jury to spare a man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl. The verdict has sparked a public outcry and calls to revise the law. The bill, if adopted, will set a benchmark in French law on sexual […]

Man acquitted of felony charge over Facebook police parody page sues

Enlarge / Facebook is a popular social media site you may have heard about. (credit: Dan Kitwood / Getty Images) A 28-year-old Ohio man is suing police for arresting him and putting him on trial for felony charges in connection to a fake Facebook page he created. The Facebook page mocked the local police department. […]

22 arrested in fresh St. Louis mall protests after ex-cop acquitted in black man’s killing (VIDEO)

Published time: 24 Sep, 2017 19:54 St. Louis police arrested 22 protesters at the Galleria shopping mall, where dozens gathered to march in defiance of a “not guilty” verdict for a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. [embedded content] On Saturday, more than 200 people thronged to the upscale […]

Thousands protest in Minnesota after officer acquitted in death of Philando Castile

Published time: 17 Jun, 2017 03:09 Edited time: 17 Jun, 2017 03:20 Protesters took to the streets across St. Paul, Minnesota, after a jury found former St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty in the 2016 shooting of motorist Philando Castile. Read More – Not guilty: Minnesota jury acquits officer who shot Philando Castile  […]

The police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile has been acquitted

Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office via Associated Press Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile last July, was acquitted Friday. The 29-year-old had been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of dangerous discharge of a firearm, and faced a sentence of up to 20 years in prison. Castile’s death garnered national […]

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted in 2012 double slaying

Elise Amendola/AP BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving life sentence for 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots wept quietly as the verdicts were read in Boston. […]