Stories about Steinle

Garcia Zarate gets time served — but won’t go free

Judge sentences him to three years, which he has already served -- but now the feds want to try him again for the same gun crime

Famed lawyer Tony Serra to represent Garcia Zarate on federal gun charges

Trumped-up case against immigrant who was acquitted in the death of Kate Steinle will pit feds against a lawyer who has a long history of fighting political prosecutions

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Growing chorus agrees Gascon bungled the Zarate case

While rightwingosphere goes crazy, SF looks at how DA tried to turn tragic accident into murder

Why was Garcia Zarate charged with murder?

Jury verdict shows that the DA's case was shaky, at best -- so why did Gascon pursue this?

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Zarate prosecutor seeks First-Degree Murder

DA's Office asking judge to instruct jury on a charge that requires planning and premeditation -- something no evidence in the case suggests

Zarate prosecution witness blasted for role in earlier murder trial

Wrongfully convicted man suing SF over case where Inspector Evans gave what one critic called wildly inaccurate testimony

Final defense witness in Garcia Zarate case questions SFPD translation

Officer who interrogated homeless immigrant didn't distinguish between the gun discharging and Garcia Zarate pulling the trigger