An executive of a Concord real estate company pleaded guilty to a $200 million mortgage fraud scheme that took place during the height of the housing crisis, according to an unsealed plea agreement.
The former commander of an East Bay narcotics task force is pleading guilty to stealing drugs from evidence lockers and trying to sell them on the street with the help of a private investigator.
A woman convicted of embezzling more than $100,000 from Catholic nuns in California may receive forgiveness, but was still facing possible prison time.
A Northern California mixed-martial artist accused of ripping out his friend’s heart and removing his tongue and skin while he was still alive has pleaded guilty to murder and mayhem charges.
A Sacramento man who was high on nitrous oxide when he crashed his SUV into a car, killing two people, has pleaded guilty and faces nearly 10 years in prison.
The ringleader of an embezzlement ring at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is headed to prison.
One of five defendants charged with the 2008 murder of Novato businessman Tong Van Le pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter, and an attorney for one of the other defendants said the plea prompted a decision to delay the start of the trial.
Phillip Garrido, the man who is accused of kidnapping and raping Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991, has agreed to a plea deal, one of the lawyers in the case said Monday.
The man accused of setting a fire that caused more than $50 million in damage to the Westfield Roseville Galleria entered a guilty plea in federal court Tuesday morning.
A San Rafael man is facing five years behind bars after pleading guilty to shooting at the home of a Marin County judge he blamed for his financial ruin.