Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To End Mandatory Minimum Sentences For Nonviolent Drug OffendersMandatory prison sentence requirements for nonviolent drug offenses would be repealed under a proposal introduced in the California legislature by a Bay Area lawmaker.
Scott Peterson Makes Remote Appearance In Redwood City Courtroom As Lawyers Push For RetrialConvicted murderer Scott Peterson made a remote appearance in San Mateo County Superior Court on Friday as he moved closer to a possible retrial of his case.
SJ Man Who Defrauded Elderly Investors In Fake Gold, Diamonds Scheme Sentenced To 9 YearsAuthorities said Fritz Kramer solicited more than $11 million for a phony "investment opportunity" in a gold and diamond export project. Many of the investors solicited were elderly and a number lived in the Bay Area.
Former 49er Dana Stubblefield Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Raping Disabled Woman At GunpointFormer San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield was sentenced Thursday to 15 to life in prison for raping a woman at gunpoint in 2015.
Antioch Dog Training Company Owner Sentenced For Animal CrueltyThe owner of an Antioch dog training company was sentenced to two years in state prison last week for four counts of animal cruelty, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Suspect In Deadly Bay Area Rampage Sentenced For Nevada Deputy ShootingA 43-year-old suspect in three killings in the Bay Area last April has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for the attempted murder of a Nevada sheriff's deputy he shot before he was arrested near Lake Tahoe.
Lake County Man Gets 4 Years For Fatal Casino Parking Lot ConfrontationA Lake County man was sentenced in Sonoma County Superior Court Wednesday to four years in prison for the involuntary manslaughter of a Santa Rosa man during a confrontation outside the Graton Resort & Casino in 2017.
Santa Rosa Man Sentenced For Attempted Sex Assault, Battery On Custodial OfficersA Santa Rosa man was sentenced in Sonoma County Superior Court on Tuesday to nine years in prison for attempted sexual assault of a woman, battery on custodial officers and other charges.
Sebastopol Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Stabbing Man To DeathA Sebastopol man was sentenced to seven years in prison Wednesday for the stabbing death of another Sebastopol man stemming from a dispute over the sale of a video game.
Reputed Gang Members Sentenced For East Oakland Revenge Shooting
Oakland Man Gets 19 Years In Prison For Fatal Daylight Shooting On Albany PathAn Oakland man was sentenced Wednesday to 19 years in state prison for fatally shooting a Vallejo man on the Ohlone Greenway in Albany in broad daylight last year.