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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

Shooting at Sparks Nugget Casino

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

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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

Norman Wielsch, Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team CNET commander

Former East Bay Drug Task Force Commander Gets 14-Year Sentence In Corruption Scandal

A sobbing former Contra Costa County drug task force commander was sentenced Monday to 14 years in federal prison for stealing drug evidence, robbing prostitutes and making phony arrests.

05/20/2013

Burlingame High School

Burlingame Teen Sentenced In School Bomb Threat

Authorities say a Burlingame teenager who e-mailed a bomb threat to her high school has been sentenced to two weeks in county jail and three years’ probation.

09/14/2012

Cesar Aguirre's mugshot. (Photo: Oakland City Attorney's Office)

Occupy Oakland Protester Sentenced To Six Months In Jail

A 24-year-old Elk Grove man has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years probation and restitution for his part in an Occupy Oakland demonstration last fall.

09/11/2012

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Photo creedit by Getty Images)

Judge Rules Schwarzenegger Sentence Reduction Didn’t Break Law

A California judge has ruled that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger didn’t break any laws when he cut the manslaughter sentence for the son of a political ally just hours before leaving office last year.

09/07/2012

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