Man Who Murdered 8-Year-Old Santa Cruz Girl Could Be Freed In 4 YearsA 21-year-old California man who pleaded guilty to the murder of a neighbor girl in 2015 was sentenced as a juvenile Tuesday and could be released in as early as four years.
Roseville Woman Who Used Feinstein's Name, SS# For COVID Fraud Admits Stealing EDD BenefitsA Roseville woman who acknowledged using U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s name and Social Security number to receive $21,000 in pandemic-related assistance pleaded guilty Monday to stealing unemployment benefits.
Judge Rules Cowell Was Sane At Time He Fatally Stabbed Nia Wilson At BART StationThe judge in the trial of John Lee Cowell for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station in Oakland in 2018 ruled on Monday that he was legally sane at the time.
Attorneys Argue About Cowell's State Of Mind As Sanity Phase Of BART Stabbing Trial BeginsA day after John Lee Cowell was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018, the attorneys in his trial argued on Wednesday afternoon about whether he was legally sane at the time of the attack.
Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scheme"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities.
Former De La Salle Football Player Found Guilty In Rape CaseA Contra Costa County judge has found a former De La Salle football player guilty of raping a Carondelet high student.
Man Found Guilty Of Abusing, Stalking Ex-Boyfriend With GPS Tracking DeviceA San Francisco man has been found guilty of stalking, having been accused of using a GPS tracking device to track and menace his former boyfriend,
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.
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.
Santa Clara Jail Guards Guilty Of Second Degree Murder In Inmate DeathA Santa Clara County Superior Court jury Thursday afternoon found jail guards Jereh Lubrin, Rafael Rodriguez and Matthew Farris guilty of second degree murder in the death of mentally ill inmate Michael Tyree in 2015.
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.
Former Deputies Plead Guilty To Trafficking Marijuana Seized In RaidsTwo former deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office pleaded guilty to selling marijuana that had been seized in raids.
Catholic Priest Found Guilty Of Stealing From Parishioners In San JoseFederal prosecutors say a Catholic priest has been found guilty of stealing from parishioners at a church in San Jose.
Ex-Power Ranger Pleads Guilty To Killing Roommate With SwordMedina, who played a "Power Ranger" on the hit action television series has pleaded guilty to stabbing his roommate to death with a sword..