A Santa Rosa orthopedic surgeon was sentenced in Marin County Superior Court Wednesday to a year in jail and five years probation for arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl to commit lewd acts.
NBA veteran Mookie Blaylock, who starred for the Golden State Warriors as well as Atlanta Hawks and New Jersey Nets, faces jail time in the death of a woman in suburban Atlanta last year.
A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.
A woman who was arrested twice last week after sneaking onto a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles and then returning to Los Angeles International Airport days later has been sentenced to nearly six months in jail, a city attorney’s office spokesman said Wednesday.
A 22-year-old Russian immigrant who prosecutors said used a vase to beat an elderly man to death in his Antioch home was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to seven years in prison.
The former owner of a Vallejo auto body shop was sentenced this month for automobile insurance fraud, the California Department of Insurance said Wednesday.
A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in Redwood City on Friday in exchange for no more than three years in prison.
A Hayward man arrested with hundreds of sexually explicit photos of children on his cellphone will spend more than 17 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.
Frederick Coleman was convicted of first-degree murder has been sentenced to 25 years to life in the shooting death of a toddler during the filming of a rap video in Oakland.