A 62-year-old Los Gatos man is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge after authorities say he fired a warning shot that killed a fleeing car thief suspect.
Sept. 9 will mark three years since the devastating pipeline explosion that rocked San Bruno; it will also be the final day for San Mateo County prosecutors and the State of California to file criminal charges against the utility for the deadly 2010 incident that claimed 8 lives, injured many, and leveled entire homes.
Santa Clara County prosecutors have said a San Jose apartment maintenance worker will be sentenced to four years in jail in the New Year’s Eve shooting death of a burglary suspect.
A 17-year-old girl was arrested Friday in San Jose for involuntary manslaughter when her father suffered a cardiac arrest after she pushed him to the ground, police said.
Four years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.
An Oakland woman who tearfully apologized for her actions was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in state prison for fatally stabbing her husband two and a half years ago.
A Concord woman arrested last month for allegedly suffocating her boyfriend to death was sentenced to four years of probation and six months in jail Wednesday morning after pleading no contest to involuntary manslaughter in Contra Costa County Superior Court.
The owner and manager of a San Francisco printing company were ordered to stand trial Tuesday on charges in connection with the death of a pregnant worker who was crushed by a machine on the job in 2008, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Shetarra James of Fairfield was found guilty on four counts of involuntary manslaughter and four counts of felony child endangerment in the fire deaths of her three young children and niece.
A jury has convicted Michael Jackson’s doctor of involuntary manslaughter in the singer’s 2009 drug death. The jury reached its verdict Monday after deliberating less than nine hours.