A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.
A Sonoma County jury deliberated four hours Monday before reconvicting a Santa Rosa man of rape in concert with a kidnapping allegation in 2006 and 2009, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch said.
An ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.
Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China
A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
A 59-year-old man has been convicted of 27 felony counts for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a “houseboy” at his Hayward home last year.
An Oakland man was convicted Tuesday of voluntary manslaughter for fatally stabbing his sister’s boyfriend during an argument over loud music last year.
A man has been convicted of stabbing San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith in the leg during a party at Smith’s home outside San Jose on 2012, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
An ex-felon has been convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man during an argument in unincorporated San Leandro four years ago.
A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.
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.