Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been criticized for granting parole to more murderers than his predecessors, announced Saturday he has granted Easter Weekend pardons to 65 people, including one convicted killer.
A convicted murderer, who has maintained his innocence for the past 27 years, was freed from prison Saturday morning after a judge ruled that his right to a fair trial had been violated.
Leticia Garcia campaigned for transparency while serving as vice president of the Fontana school board while concealing the fact that she was married to a convicted murderer in prison. Garcia went public with the information in October and residents are now demanding that Garcia step down from her position.
The adult children of a murdered woman spoke only to CBS2’s Joy Benedict about a board’s decision to grant their mother’s killer parole.
A former U.S. Marine convicted of three murders in Illinois has made his first court appearance in California to face charges that he killed five more women.