Atty. For Woman Charged In GG Park Murder Says She Is ‘Free Spirit,’ Not GuiltySahmanntha Rundstrom, also known as "Serenity,"pleaded not guilty to murder in the case of a homeless man tortured and killed in Golden Gate Park.
Woman Who Refused To Work As Oakland Prostitute Kidnapped, TorturedAn Oakland woman testified that 3 men kidnapped, raped and tortured her after she told them she didn't want to work as a prostitute for them.
Horrifying Video Surfaces Of Homeless Man Being Tortured In Golden Gate ParkShocking new video has surfaced showing a homeless man who was taunted, beaten and tortured by a group of men prior to being slain in Golden Gate Park.
Homeless Man Brutally Tortured Over 3-Day Period In San Francisco's Golden Gate ParkA 66-year-old man who was allegedly brutally beaten over a three-day period by two men before being drowned in a lake in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park has been identified as Stephen Williams, according to the city’s medical examiner.
Woman, Teen Charged In Deaths Of 2 Children Found In NorCal Storage UnitTami Joy Huntsman and Gonzalo Curiel are each facing various felony charges: two counts of murder, three counts of torture, one count of child abuse, prosecutors said.
Santa Rosa Man Pleads No Contest To Charge In Alleged Torture CaseA Santa Rosa man who was charged with sexually assaulting and torturing a woman he allegedly held captive on his Sonoma County ranch pleaded no contest Thursday morning to one count of assault likely to produce great bodily injury.
Oakland Man Gets Life In Prison For Torture, Holding Girlfriend & Kids HostageA man has been sentenced to life in prison on charges including kidnapping and torture for holding his former girlfriend and their five young children hostage for 10 days at his North Oakland home in January.
Immigration Agents Capture 5 Alleged Human Rights Violators Hiding Out In Bay AreaFederal agents arrested 50 international fugitives nationwide this week, including five from the Bay Area, accused of committing heinous human violations in their home countries.
Salinas Women Convicted Of Starving, Beating, Torturing 3 Children Will Spend The Rest Of Their Lives In PrisonChristian DeAnda received the maximum sentence of life in prison for committing torture, plus 13 years for child abuse. Her partner, Eraca Craig was sentenced to 11 years in state prison for child abuse.
Dianne Feinstein: Torture Program 'Far More Brutal' Than CIA ClaimedAmerican embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Bay Area Woman Calls For Husband To Return To The US After Being Released From Chinese PrisonGao Zhisheng, one of China’s best-known human rights lawyer and also a government critic was released from Shaya prison in China on Thursday.
Redwood City Man Pleads No Contest To Torturing Puppy To Death In Front Of DaughterA 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.