Salinas Man Sentenced To Life For Torturing Former GirlfriendA judge sentenced Salinas resident Donovan Johnson to 18 years to life in a state prison for torturing his ex-girlfriend, who is also the mother of his four children two years ago.
Rodeo Couple Charged With Torture, Felony Child Abuse After Death of Young DaughterA couple in Rodeo face multiple charges of felony child abuse after their 11-year-old daughter died suddenly last month.
Jury Convicts Salinas Man For Torture, Mayhem in 2018 Attack On Ex-GirlfriendA Monterey County jury has convicted a Salinas man of multiple felony counts including torture and mayhem in connection with a November 2018 assault of his ex-girlfriend, according to authorities.
Parents Arrested For Abuse, Assault and Murder Of 5-Week-Old Baby In RichmondAn East Bay couple has been arrested for after being charged with the brutal assault and murder of their five-week-old son, authorities announced Wednesday.
Judge Denies Convicted Napa Child Rapist's Appeal Of His ConvictionTimothy Marble, a Napa man sentenced to consecutive life terms without parole for the kidnapping, torture and rape of a 13-year-old girl in 2017, had his conviction upheld by a state appeals court.
Rapist-Murderer Roy Norris, One Of Notorious 'Tool Box Killers' Duo, Dies In PrisonRoy Lewis Norris, who was part of the duo known as the "Tool Box Killers" who were convicted in the brutal rape, torture and murder of five teenage girls in Southern California in 1979, has died at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville.
9th Circuit Court Calls US 'Enhanced Interrogation Techniques' Torture In RulingA federal court in San Francisco has taken the unusual step of using the word "torture" to describe the treatment of a Palestinian man while he was in CIA custody following the Sept. 11 attacks.
Parents Get Life In Prison In SoCal 'House Or Horrors' Case; Abused Children Speak OutA California couple who starved a dozen of their children and shackled some to beds was sentenced to life in prison Friday for years of abuse.
Bay Area Woman's Brother Arrested, Allegedly Tortured In Saudi PrisonA San Francisco woman is pleading for help; she says witnesses have told her that her brother is being tortured so violently in a Saudi prison that it could end up killing him.
2nd Suspect in Suitcase Torture-Killing Says She's 'Guilty' in SF Courtroom OutburstProsecutors say Angel Anderson and co-defendant Gerald Rowe bound, drugged and strangled a man inside a San Francisco hotel room before stuffing his body into a suitcase, walking it down Market Street and dumping it in the bay.
Prosecutors: Murder Victim Found In SF Bay Was Tortured, Injected With DrugsProsecutors in San Francisco allege that a man charged with the murder of a 23-year-old man, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase discovered in the Bay last week, helped torture the victim along with another suspect after the trio had consensual sex at a Mid-Market neighborhood hotel room.
SoCal Couple Pleads Guilty To Shocking Torture, Imprisonment Of 13 ChildrenA Riverside County couple plead guilty Friday to the years-long imprisonment, abuse and torture of their 13 children who were discovered in horrific conditions with several of them chained to their beds after one child escaped and called 911.
Napa Man Gets Consecutive Life Terms For Raping, Drugging And Mutilating GirlSonoma County Superior Court Judge Dana Simonds Friday morning sentenced a Napa man to consecutive life terms in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Bodega Bay last year.
Testimony Begins At Napa Man's Trial For Brutal Sexual Assault Of TeenTestimony began Friday morning in Sonoma County Superior Court at the trial of a Napa man charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl on the Sonoma Coast last year.
Man Who Burned Dog Alive Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In PrisonA Soledad man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison after pleading no contest to three felony charges related to burning a dog alive.