Threat Of Life In Prison Prompts San Jose Police Officer To Attempt Plea Change In Rape CaseA San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman at a hotel room in 2013 was remanded to jail Wednesday after trying to change his plea to no contest when prosecutors filed five new enhancements that could land him with life in prison.
15-Year-Old Suspect In San Jose Crime Spree Appears In CourtA San Jose teen charged as an adult for his alleged role in a crime spree that included the killing of one man and the wounding of a police officer was arraigned Wednesday.
Voters Reject California Death Penalty RepealCalifornia voters have decided to retain the death penalty for the state’s worst criminals, rejecting the argument that too few death row inmates are executed to justify the cost.
Oakland Man Gets Life For 2007 Gas Station Killing An Oakland drug dealer was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering a man near a gas station while trying to rob him five years ago.
Yusuf Bey IV Sentenced To Life Without Parole The former leader of the Oakland community group known as Your Black Muslim Bakery will spend the rest of his life in prison for ordering the killings of three men, including a local journalist.