Crime scene investigators John Evans and Lyn O'Connor speak during an intermission in the preliminary hearing of Nikhom Thephakaysone at the Hall of Justice, Nov. 18, 2014. Nashelly Chavez/Xpress.

Fingerprint links suspect to Valdez shooting

November 18, 2014 News

In a preliminary hearing postponed for months after SF State student Justin Valdez was shot and killed, investigators presented fingerprint analysis Tuesday to connect a suspect to last year’s murder. Nikhom Thephakaysone, who pleaded not guilty to the murder of the 20-year-old Valdez as the student stepped off an eastbound M-Oceanview Muni train in the ...

Mark Landis's attorney, Thanh Ngo, attempts to block his client from the cameras after his trial in courtroom Dept. 17 at the San Francisco Hall of Justive, Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014.

Privacy charges mount against former accounting professor

September 9, 2014 News

The San Francisco District Attorney charged Mark Landis with a 16th count of invasion of privacy Tuesday after police arrested the former SF State professor in July for allegedly filming students while they used his restroom. Assistant District Attorney Laura Carwile issued an expanded protective order which requires Landis to keep a distance of 150 ...