Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds asked a federal judge Tuesday to order him to serve on probation, rather than a prison term, when he is sentenced next week for obstructing justice before a grand jury eight years ago.
The second of two California brothers convicted of the Thanksgiving killings of three Oakland family members has been sentenced to life in prison.
A man convicted of trying to kill his estranged wife with a hammer in 2008 at her home near San Francisco’s Twin Peaks was sentenced Friday to 142 years to life in state prison, a district attorney’s spokesman said.
A Daly City bank employee accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from private accounts was sentenced to serve four years and eight months in state prison by a San Mateo County judge Wednesday.
Napa State Hospital patient Jess Willard Massey was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Tuesday morning for murdering a psychiatric technician at the hospital in October.
Two UC Berkeley graduates arrested more than two years ago while hiking along the Iraq-Iran border have been sentenced to eight years in prison on charges that include espionage, state TV reported Saturday, a sharp blow to hopes their release was imminent.
An Oakland resident was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend during a domestic dispute at his Walnut Creek home last November in what appeared to be self-defense.
A San Jose man convicted of murder for shaking his baby son to death will be serving 25 years to life in prison.
An East Bay man accused of posing as a firefighter to kidnap and rape a teenage girl will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.
A 21-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in state prison for a home invasion robbery in South San Francisco last year in which a couple was tied up for several hours and the wife sexually assaulted, San Mateo County prosecutors said.