Man Convicted Of Murdering Sierra LaMar Gets Life In Prison Without ParoleA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has imposed a sentence of life in prison without parole to Antolin Garcia-Torres, convicted last month of the first-degree murder of missing teen Sierra LaMar in 2012 and the attempted kidnappings of three women in 2009.
2 Accused In Kidnap, Abuse Of Elderly Relative From Millbrae FacilityTwo people were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of kidnapping and elder abuse after taking an 88-year-old relative from a care home in Millbrae without permission, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
Missing San Jose State Student Says She Fabricated Her Own KidnappingA San Jose State University student who was located in Oregon says she fabricated getting carjacked at knifepoint by a stranger.
Closing Arguments Wrap In Sierra LaMar Trial Penalty Phase A Santa Clara County prosecutor seeking the death penalty for the convicted murderer of missing teen Sierra LaMar called on jurors Tuesday in his closing argument of the penalty phase of the trial to avenge the girl's suffering.
Woman In Alleged Child Kidnapping Attempt At SF Ferry Building Behind BarsThe woman who was arrested after allegedly trying to snatch a young boy from his mother's arms at the San Francisco Ferry Building, has been booked into jail.
Defendant's Mother Testifies In Sierra LaMar Murder Trial Penalty PhaseThe mother of convicted murderer Antolin Garcia-Torres testified through tears in a San Jose courtroom Monday morning, describing through two Spanish-English interpreters the horrors of poverty, abuse and loss that have ravaged her family for decades.
Penalty Phase Underway For Killer In Sierra LaMar TrialThe convicted murderer of missing teenager Sierra LaMar fashioned a noose out of a plastic sandwich bag while in custody last month, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy testified in court Tuesday afternoon.
Jury Begins Deliberations In Sierra LaMar Murder TrialJury deliberations began Thursday morning in the trial of Antolin Garcia-Torres, the man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.
Closing Arguments End In Sierra LaMar Murder TrialBoth the prosecution and the defense on Wednesday wrapped their closing arguments in the trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a missing Morgan Hill teen.
Closing Arguments Begin In Sierra LaMar TrialA major South Bay murder trial began its final chapter Tuesday as attorneys started to give their closing arguments in the trial of the man accused of murdering Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.
Kidnap Attempt Of Woman In San Francisco Thwarted, Man ArrestedPolice arrested a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman Saturday night in San Francisco, according to police.
Tenn. Teacher Plotted To Take 15-Year-Old From California To MexicoA Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico.