Sierra LaMar's Parents Give Emotional Testimony At Garcia-Torres Sentencing Tears flowed freely Thursday morning as the parents of murdered teenager Sierra LaMar took the stand to make victim impact statements during the penalty phase of her convicted killer's sentencing hearing.
Garcia-Torres Guilty Of First-Degree Murder In Sierra LaMar Slaying A Santa Clara County Superior Court jury Tuesday found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of the first degree murder of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar who was abducted as she was walking to catch a bus to school in 2012.
Sexual Assault Suspect Cuts His Throat In Court Moments After Guilty VerdictA former teacher convicted of sexually assaulting a teenager pulled a razor and slit his throat in a Santa Ana courtroom moments after the verdict.
Guilty Verdict Reached In Case Of Murdered Oakland InvestigatorAn Alameda County Superior Court jury has found career criminal Randy Alana guilty of killing his girlfriend in Oakland in 2013.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced To Death In Boston Marathon BombingsJurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reached a verdict Friday afternoon as they try to determine if he should be sentenced to life in prison or executed.
2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption TrialTwo San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
CA Police Departments Brace For Large Demonstrations After Grand Jury Decision In Michael Brown CasePolice departments in California and across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri last August.
UC Davis 'Whistleblower' Wins Lawsuit After Reporting Unethical Study On PrisonersA jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
Jury Awards Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow $18 Million; Dodgers Found Partially Responsible For 2011 AttackA jury has found the Los Angeles Dodgers negligent in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow in 2011.
Jury Says Samsung, Apple Infringed On Each Other's Smartphone PatentsA California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.
Calls For Peaceful Oakland Protests Heard At Latest Zimmerman Verdict Rally Hundreds fanned out in the streets of Oakland Friday night demanding justice for Trayvon Martin, but much of the talk on the streets was about the need for peaceful protest.
Oakland Waiter Recalls Hammer Attack During Zimmerman ProtestA waiter at a Downtown Oakland restaurant who was assaulted when Monday's protest over the Trayvon Martin case turned violent spoke to KPIX 5 about the attack.