Torture

Robert Gardner

Benicia Man Sentenced In Torture, Murder Of Martinez Teen

Benicia resident Robert Gardner was sentenced to 29 years to life in prison Thursday morning for his role in the torture and murder of a Martinez teenager days before Christmas in 2009.

05/17/2012

UC Berkeley School of Law professor John Yoo

‘Torture Memo’ Lawsuit Against UC Berkeley Professor Tossed Out

A former senior Department of Justice lawyer who wrote the so-called “torture memos” authorizing harsh treatment of suspected terrorists is protected from lawsuits, according to an appeals court ruling.

05/02/2012

Robert Gardner

Guilty Verdict In Benicia Meth-Fueled Teen Torture Killing

A Benicia man accused of killing an 18-year-old man during a meth high has been found guilty of first-degree murder and torture.

03/30/2012

Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Antioch Foster Mother Gets Life In Prison In Child Torture-Murder

A judge Friday morning sentenced Antioch woman Shemeeka Davis to life in prison for torturing and abusing her two foster children and for murdering one of them.

01/06/2012

Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Antioch Woman Convicted Of Foster Child Torture Murder

Jurors deliberated for about two hours on Thursday before convicting an Antioch woman of torturing and abusing her two foster children and murdering one of them in 2008.

CBS San Francisco–06/17/2011

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

6 Arrested In Vallejo Torture, Murder Case

Vallejo police arrested six people from Fairfield Friday suspected of involvement in a murder in May, police said.

CBS San Francisco–06/11/2011

Shemeeka Davis (Antioch Police Dept.)

Trial Begins For Antioch Woman Accused Of Niece’s Torture, Murder

Opening statements began in Martinez Thursday afternoon in the trial of an Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2011

Authorities recovered more than 60 guns that were taken during a home invasion robbery in Gilroy on February 6, 2011. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Guns Stolen In Violent Gilroy Home Invasion Found

Santa Clara County sheriff’s detectives have recovered stolen firearms in connection with a home invasion robbery in Gilroy three months ago.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

(CBS)

Biker Gets 100-Plus Years For Lakeport Attack

A biker gang member will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for the brutal attack of a Lakeport man during a 2009 marijuana robbery.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011

(CBS)

6 Arrested In Gilroy Man’s Torture, Gun Thefts

Santa Clara County authorities have arrested six people for allegedly breaking into a Gilroy home and torturing the owner before fleeing with a valuable gun collection.

CBS San Francisco–05/06/2011

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