The president of a defunct online university described by authorities as a sham has been convicted of creating a front for foreign students seeking to establish U.S. immigration status.
A San Jose woman who served a prison sentence from a 2004 grand theft conviction has been sentenced in Santa Clara County Superior Court to another term for defrauding victims of $124,000.
A Silicon Valley software executive has been convicted of burglary for cheating Target stores out of Lego collectors’ sets.
A Richmond man who kidnapped and raped a 13-year-old neighbor boy in 2011 will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole, a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge said Friday.
A San Jose man accused of running over and killing a female neighbor who was about to call police to report that he had crashed into a fence in 2009 has been convicted of second-degree murder, a prosecutor said.
A new report shows Gov. Jerry Brown let stand 80 percent of a state board’s decisions to parole murderers from California prisons.
Two men were convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and other charges for a fatal shooting and carjacking in San Francisco’s Bayview District in 2009, prosecutors said Friday.
Lawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.
Maurice Caldwell spent 20 years behind bars, for a murder a judge now said he did not commit. The case raises questions about the reliability of police lineups and how many law enforcement agencies aren’t using the best practices.
Baseball home run king Barry Bonds has asked for a second extension to file written arguments in his appeal to overturn his obstruction of justice conviction.