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Louie Sanchez (credit: Brian van der Brug-Pool/Getty Images)

Bryan Stow Attacker Pleads For Mercy In Separate Firearms Case

A man who smirked as he was sentenced in the savage beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium wants a federal judge to spare him from another lengthy prison sentence for an unrelated gun crime.

05/07/2015

Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander (CBS)

Judge Sentences Jodi Arias To Life With No Chance Of Parole For Murder Of Her Boyfriend

Travis Alexander complained Jodi Arias was stalking him, and had even climbed through the doggie door of his house. Prosecutors said she killed him in a jealous rage, shooting and stabbing him 30 times.

04/13/2015

George Shirakawa

Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud Charges

A Superior Court judge sentenced disgraced former Santa Clara County Superivsor George Shirakawa to 45 days community service for sending out a fraudulent campaign mailer in 2010.

04/03/2015

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Walnut Creek Ex-Cop Gets 1-Year Sentence For Beating Woman With Baseball Bat

A former Walnut Creek police officer was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation with the possibility of electronic home detention two months after donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond in August.

10/10/2014

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Soledad Gang Leader Gets 42 Years For Shooting Deaths Of 2 Former Members

The head of a criminal street gang in Soledad was sentenced Friday to 42 years in prison in the murders of two men in 2008 and 2010.

07/19/2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CA GOP Senators Push To Double Sentences For Bribery

Three Republican state senators are calling for increased criminal penalties for lawmakers convicted of taking bribes under state law, a move that comes as two Democratic colleagues face federal corruption charges.

05/10/2014

Raul Ochoa (Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office)

Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence

A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.

02/11/2014

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Gilroy Hells Angel Sentenced In Connection With 2011 Casino Shootout

A member of the San Jose Hells Angels motorcycle gang has been sentenced to 12.5 years in prison in connection with a 2011 shootout at a northern Nevada casino.

10/19/2013

Jing Hua Wu

Former Santa Clara Tech Engineer Gets Life Without Parole + 75 Years For Killing 3 Co-Workers

A judge in San Jose Friday sentenced a 52-year-old former engineer to life in prison plus 75 years for killing three co-workers after learning he had been fired in 2008.

08/02/2013

(CBS)

Gang Members Sentenced To Prison For Fatal Crash During Concord Police Chase

Two gang members were sentenced to 14 years and 7 years in prison, respectively, for crashing into and killing an Arizona man while fleeing from police in Concord in 2011.

07/26/2013

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