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
Defense Attacks DNA Evidence Central To Sierra LaMar Murder TrialAt day two of the trial of the man accused of killing Sierra Lamar, the defense attorney attacked the evidence.
Trial Postponed For Man Suspected Of Kidnapping, Murdering Sierra LaMarThe trial of Antolin Garcia-Torres, the man charged with the kidnapping and murder of Sierra LaMar in 2012 has been postponed until Jan. 30.
Man Suspected Of Killing 3 Women Ruled Competent To Stand TrialIt took an Oakland jury only two hours to decide a 50-year-old man is mentally competent to stand trial on three counts of murder.
Change Of Venue Denied In Sierra LaMar CaseA Santa Clara County judge denied a change or venue motion Thursday in the murder trial of the man accused of killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar.
Trial Delay For 7 Charged In Murder Of Mom Who Died Trying To Shield Her ChildrenThe preliminary hearing for 7 people charged with shooting murder of a West Oakland mother as she tried to help her children to safety last year was delayed.
Prosecutors Will Not Seek $562 Million Fine Against PG&EFederal prosecutors in the criminal pipeline safety trial of PG&E Co. have told the judge that they are giving up seeking an enhanced fine of up to $562 million if the utility is convicted.
Man Convicted In Chandra Levy's Death Won't Be RetriedProsecutors say they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy.
Father Who Scalded Young Son With Boiling Water Gets 9-Year Prison TermA 44-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in state prison for his felony child abuse conviction for burning his 2-year-old son's hands in boiling water at a home in San Leandro in 2011.