Former SF, Marin County Substitute Teacher Gets 5 Years For Possession Of Child PornA former San Francisco man was sentenced to five years in prison for possession of child pornography, having pleaded guilty in November to possessing approximately 20 videos and 300 still images depicting children.
Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months in PrisonFormer Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced to 47 months in federal prison for tax and bank fraud, a significantly shorter sentence than prosecutors had sought.
California To Allow Criminals With 3-Strike Life Sentences To Seek ParoleCalifornia will reconsider life sentences for up to 4,000 nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot measure approved by voters two years ago, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Cosby Prosecutor Asks For 5 To 10 Years In PrisonProsecutors on Monday asked a judge to sentence Bill Cosby to five to 10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, while his lawyer argued that the 81-year-old comedian is too old and frail to serve time behind bars.
Plaintiff In Oakland ‘Riders’ Case Gets 2 Years In Prison For Felony Assault, Sex CrimeThe lead plaintiff in the Riders police misconduct case in Oakland has been sentenced to two years in state prison.
House Of Horror: Salinas Man Gets 3 Life Sentences For Killing 2 Children, Torturing AnotherGonzalo Curiel received two life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murder of two children in 2015, and an additional life sentence for the torture of their half sister.
Details Emerge On Plea Deal For Men Accused In Ghost Ship FireAccording to the East Bay Times, Derick Almena will get nine years behind bars and Max Harris will get six.
S.F. Man Sentenced to 27 Years for Setting Girlfriend on Fire in 2013A man who set his girlfriend on fire in San Francisco's Bayview District during an argument in 2013 was sentenced to 27 years in prison.
Sentencing For Sierra LaMar Killer Set For TuesdayThe official sentencing for Antolin Garcia Torres, the convicted killer of Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, is scheduled for Tuesday in San Jose.
'Rock Bottom': Weiner Gets 21 Months In Prison For SextingAnthony Weiner's sexting compulsion cost him his seat in Congress, his shot at becoming New York mayor and his marriage, and may have even denied Hillary Clinton the presidency. On Monday, it cost him his freedom.
California Supreme Court Narrows 3-Strikes Ballot MeasureThe California Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a state ballot measure that allowed some three-strike inmates to get shorter prison terms.
Former SF Political Consultant Gets 6 Months In Jail For Child Porn ChargesA San Francisco political consultant convicted of possessing child pornography in December was sentenced to six months in jail Friday morning after reaching a plea deal over the objections of prosecutors.
3 Sentenced To Life In Prison For East Bay Double MurderA Contra Costa judge sentenced three San Francisco gang members Monday to multiple life sentences in prison for the murder of a man and woman in 2012.
California Passes Proposition 57 In Support Of Sentencing Reforms For Nonviolent OffendersCalifornians voted in favor of sentencing and parole reforms for nonviolent offenders by passing Proposition 57.
DA Refuses To Work With Beleaguered Judge In Stanford Sex Assault CaseThe backlash over why a judge sentenced a Stanford student to six months in jail for a sexual assault is growing. Now the District Attorney’s office is refusing to work with him.