Hours before the White House announced the nomination of Joseph Russoniello as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, Scott Schools, the district's interim top prosecutor, delivered his own bombshell: the indictment of baseball slugger Barry Bonds on four counts of perjury and one count of obstruction of justice. The move caps months of speculation and a four-year investigation into steroid use by elite athletes. If convicted, Bonds could be sentenced to a maximum of 30 years in prison.
Barry Bonds Indicted for Perjury, Obstruction of Justice
November 16, 2007