CA Supreme Court Ruling Gives Prisoners Right To A Lawyer In Some Murder Conviction ChallengesCalifornia prisoners are entitled to a lawyer when they challenge their murder convictions for killings that others committed, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Man Convicted Of Raping Co-Worker At SFO Hotel Under ConstructionA 37-year-old man has been convicted of rape and other charges involving a woman he worked with on a construction cleanup crew at a hotel being built at San Francisco International Airport last year, San Mateo County prosecutors said Wednesday.
Families Of Camp Fire Victims Call PG&E 'Mass Murderers...Thieves, Liars'The families of some of the 85 people killed by a horrific Butte County wildfire ignited by Pacific Gas & Electric’s long-neglected equipment vilified the company Wednesday as greedy, corrupt and reckless, telling heartbreaking stories of their loss in court.
PG&E Pleads Guilty To 84 Counts Of Manslaughter In 2018 Camp Fire That Devastated ParadiseOne by one the names of the 84 victims killed in the devastating Camp Fire were read aloud in Butte County Superior Court Tuesday and with each, PG&E CEO Bill Johnson answered with a single word - "guilty."
Conviction In 1998 Murder, Kidnap, Sexual Assault Of Monterey Teen Christina WilliamsA 59-year-old man was found guilty Friday of the notorious 1998 kidnapping, sexual assault and murder of 13-year-old Christina Williams, and was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Man Convicted In El Cerrito Rape, Slaying Of Elderly WomanAn East Bay jury has convicted a man in the 2012 kidnapping, rape and murder of an 81-year-old woman who was attacked while taking a morning walk.
Man Guilty Of Stabbing Vallejo Woman To Death, Attempting To Kill Her 6-Year-Old SonA Solano County Superior Court jury Tuesday convicted a man of killing a woman and attempting to murder her 6-year-old son in Vallejo in 2014.
Man Convicted Of Murder For 2013 Shooting Of ParamedicAn Oakland man who was only 16 at the time was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder for the shooting death of an off-duty paramedic in the Oakland hills in 2013.
Appeal To Overturn Brock Turner Sexual Assault Conviction DeniedA state appellate court Wednesday denied an appeal from the attorney of a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault, upholding the jury's verdict from 2016.
San Francisco Man Sentenced Following Conviction For Molesting 9-Year-OldSan Francisco prosecutors announced Wednesday that a man convicted of molesting his friend's 9-year-old daughter repeatedly over the course several years was sentenced to eight years in state prison.
San Quentin Inmate Free After 25 Years On Death RowA man who spent almost a quarter of a century on California's Death Row took his first steps of freedom right into his family's arms Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter was overturned.
Oakland Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old StepdaughterAn Oakland man was convicted of 12 felony counts for sexually assaulting his stepdaughter when she was 9 years old and an adult woman.
Sonoma DA To Clear Nearly 3,000 Marijuana-Related ConvictionsThe Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions.
Victim of Turner Stanford Sexual Assault Will Not Participate In MemorialA woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford swimmer outside a campus fraternity party will no longer participate in the creation of a plaque after the university rejected her suggestions for a quote marking the place where she was attacked.
Brock Turner Appeals Conviction, Claims Sexual Assault Trial Was UnfairFormer Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner has asked a state appeals court in San Jose to overturn his sexual assault conviction, claiming that his trial was "fundamentally unfair."