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.
A teenager who is a reputed gang member was sentenced Thursday to 25 years to life in state prison for his first-degree murder conviction for a shooting that killed a 23-month-old boy in West Oakland in 2011.
Two men were sentenced in federal court in San Jose to 18 months in prison for a “low-ball estimate” moving company fraud scheme following an investigation dating back to 2003, a U.S. attorney said.
A computer technician at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for downloading child pornography while at work, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
A Milpitas man has been sentenced to home detention and ordered to pay $24,000 in fines and restitution following his conviction on charges that he caught and sold undersized leopard sharks.
A California soccer coach has been sentenced to a year in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after she fell asleep during a party at his home last year.
Nathaniel Ridgway Schmidt, 20, of Cazadero, was sentenced Thursday in Sonoma County Superior Court to five years’ probation and one year in the Sonoma County North Detention Facility.