One of the higher-profile San Francisco murder cases in recent memory concluded with something less than a whimper in July, when six of the seven defendants accused of killing a city police officer saw their charges dismissed or reduced through plea deals. The defendants, alleged former members of the Black Liberation Army, were charged in the killing of Sergeant John Young at the Ingleside police station in 1971. The case was politically charged, with many arguing it was a waste of scarce law-enforcement resources. But the full cost of the Ingleside prosecution has yet to be tallied — and may fall hard on San... More >>>