Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Kate Steinle

The Agenda: How to get a seat at the Zarate trial

Opening statements are set for Monday/23 in the Zarate trial, following a nice scoop by Alex Emslie at KQED, who reported Friday that the federal agent who left unsecured...

Jury set in Zarate trial; opening statements Monday

A jury was seated today in the Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial, six men and six women from San Francisco who will decide whether the defendant was guilty of...

Zarate trial day two: Guns, accidents, and mental health

The issues in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate came further into focus today as defense lawyer Matt Gonzalez asked the jurors questions that reflect some of what...

Zarate trial opens — immigration, police credibility at issue

The Jose Ines Garcia Zarate trial got underway today, with nearly 200 potential jurors filling a stifling courtroom at the Hall of Justice — and statements by Judge Samuel...

Judge in Zarate case sides with prosecution on two key motions

Judge Samuel Feng denied two key motions by lawyers for accused shooter Jose Ines Garcia Zarate today, ruling without further comment that Zarate’s rambling statement to the cops can...

More evidence emerges about the gun used in the Steinle killing

The defense in the Kate Steinle murder case dropped another critical piece of information about the weapon used in the shooting today with a filing that reports at least...

New evidence casts doubt on prosecution theory in Steinle killing

A motion filed today by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office sheds some new light on the events that led to the tragic killing of Kate Steinle and undercuts...

The missing pieces in the Steinle killing narrative

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Judge Samuel Feng decided today that the defendant in the Kate Steinle killing could finally be called by his real name. Although he’s been charged...

Federal agent’s loaded gun, left unsecured in a car, killed Kate Steinle

Kate Steinle was killed two years ago in San Francisco after a gun stolen from a car was discharged on Pier 14, a popular tourist attraction. Homeless immigrant Juan...

A ‘dangerous felon’ who was never convicted of a violent crime

Two years ago, Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez was arrested for the death of Kate Steinle on San Francisco’s popular waterfront. The case gained national attention as then-candidate Donald Trump...