SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in San Francisco say a suspect arrested in the Wednesday stabbing death of a Los Angeles Dodgers fan after a Giants-Dodgers game has been released from jail. A sheriff's spokeswoman says 21-year-old Michael Montgomery was released shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday, pending further investigation. The release came just after District Attorney George Gascon said he did not have enough evidence in the killing of 24-year-old Jonathan Denver.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury deciding a negligence lawsuit filed against a concert promoter after Michael Jackson's death has recessed for a long weekend without reaching a verdict. The panel will resume deliberations Tuesday. The suit filed by Jackson's mother claims AEG Live was negligent in hiring Dr. Conrad Murray, who was later convicted in the pop star's death.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego City Council has settled with another woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a police officer. U-T San Diego reported yesterday that the $795,000 settlement is the largest yet in lawsuits stemming from sexual assaults by now jailed Officer Anthony Arevalos. The victim says Arevalos demanded sex during a 2010 traffic stop.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California jury has convicted a man of being in possession of money from a pot deal after police discovered the marijuana-scented cash, but no drugs, in his car trunk. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports a jury yesterday convicted William David Bush in Sonoma County Superior Court. Bush, who represented himself, testified that the money had come from his ATM business.