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.
A judge ordered that a 14-year-old Oakland high school student be placed in a group home for at least a year Friday for causing the death of a store owner in a violent confrontation over two bottles of vodka in May.
A 14-year-old Oakland high school student has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and robbery for allegedly causing the death of a store owner in a violent confrontation over two bottles of vodka.
A man from unincorporated Hayward was sentenced on Thursday to nine years in state prison for his involvement in the death of his baby daughter last year.
A man from unincorporated Hayward has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and assault for the death of his 4-month-old daughter last year.
A hearing is scheduled for Dec. 3 on former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle’s bid to be released on bail while he appeals his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
The owner and the manager of a San Francisco printing company where a pregnant employee was killed in a machine accident in 2008 pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in court Friday.