Ghost Ship Defendants Disagree On Whether To Delay TrialA rift opened up for the first time between Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris in the case in which they each face 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in a fire at the Oakland warehouse in December 2016 that killed 36 people.
Texas Pipeline Company To Stand Trial For 2015 California Oil SpillPlains All American Pipeline, the Texas company that owns an oil pipeline that spilled 140,000 gallons of crude along the California coast, faces a criminal trial three years after the disaster.
Santa Rosa Man Held To Answer To Slaying Father, Estranged Wife Last YearA Santa Rosa man on Tuesday morning was ordered to stand trial in Sonoma County Superior Court for allegedly killing his estranged wife and his father in Santa Rosa last year.
Ex-Con Guilty Of Murder For 2015 Oakland Slaying Of Ice Cream VendorAn ex-convict was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday for what a prosecutor said was the cold-blooded and heinous fatal shooting of a popular ice cream vendor in East Oakland two years ago.
'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Won't Stop Talking, Except To Jury In Trial"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has kept up his trademark trolling on social media during his securities fraud trial — calling the case "bogus" — but the jury won't hear him defend himself in court.
Cosby Defense Rests; Comedian Doesn't TestifyBill Cosby's lawyers rested their case after just a few minutes Monday without calling the comedian to the stand.
Man Convicted Of Murdering Sierra LaMar Gets Life In Prison Without ParoleA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury has imposed a sentence of life in prison without parole to Antolin Garcia-Torres, convicted last month of the first-degree murder of missing teen Sierra LaMar in 2012 and the attempted kidnappings of three women in 2009.
Closing Arguments Wrap In Sierra LaMar Trial Penalty Phase A Santa Clara County prosecutor seeking the death penalty for the convicted murderer of missing teen Sierra LaMar called on jurors Tuesday in his closing argument of the penalty phase of the trial to avenge the girl's suffering.
Defendant's Mother Testifies In Sierra LaMar Murder Trial Penalty PhaseThe mother of convicted murderer Antolin Garcia-Torres testified through tears in a San Jose courtroom Monday morning, describing through two Spanish-English interpreters the horrors of poverty, abuse and loss that have ravaged her family for decades.
Closing Arguments Begin In Sierra LaMar TrialA major South Bay murder trial began its final chapter Tuesday as attorneys started to give their closing arguments in the trial of the man accused of murdering Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.
Sierra LaMar Visited Her Old School Before Disappearance, Teacher SaysDefense attorneys for a man accused of murdering Sierra LaMar questioned witnesses about their previous contact with the victim and suspect.
Inmates Testify In Trial Of 3 Correctional Deputies Charged With Inmate's Murder