Opening statements began in Martinez Thursday afternoon in the trial of an Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008.
Santa Clara County sheriff’s detectives have recovered stolen firearms in connection with a home invasion robbery in Gilroy three months ago.
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.
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.
Five juveniles have been arrested in connection with a break-in at a school near Santa Rosa on Saturday in which classrooms were vandalized and a hamster was tortured and killed, a Sonoma County sheriff’s lieutenant said Tuesday morning.
An upstate New York couple was told a man now charged in four cold-case killings sought to torture the woman when they lived in San Francisco 30 years ago.
An Antioch woman accused of torturing and murdering her foster daughter in 2008 entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Martinez Friday.
A central California man was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in prison for torturing a boy who said he was burned and beaten while being held captive for more than a year.
A half-brother of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison for his role in a May 2007 incident in which a group of bakery associates kidnapped and tortured two women in an effort to get money from them.
A jury could be closer to determining the fate of a man accused of torturing a teen captive in a Central Valley home for more than a year.