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Stories with person: Leland Yee
  • 3 charged in San Francisco public corruption case 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 8:05 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A former San Francisco city commissioner and two other people accepted $20,000 from an undercover FBI agent in exchange for political access and preferential treatment in the awarding of city contracts, prosecutors said Friday.

  • Jury convicts Raymond 'Shrimp Boy' Chow of Chinatown crimes story has photos
    Updated: Jan-08-16 9:06 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A one-time gang tough nicknamed "Shrimp Boy" who insisted he had changed his ways through meditation and become a role model for wayward youth was convicted Friday of racketeering, murder and scores of other crimes in a major organized crime investigation in San Francisco's Chinatown that also brought down a state senator.