Convicted Murderer Who Has Spent Nearly 3 Decades Behind Bars Asks For New Trial After Witnesses Recant"Why would I confess to something I didn't do,"Willie Cooks said on the stand.
Ex-Guard Found Guilty Of Woman's Slaying Freed Amid Doubts About ConvictionA judge ordered the release of a former security guard Thursday after prosecutors said new evidence cast doubt on his conviction for killing a college student 16 years ago.
After Spending 18 Years In Prison, Man Convicted In Double Murder Out On Bail In OCAfter spending the last 18 years in prison, a man convicted in a double murder was out on bail in Orange County.
Only On 2: Convicted Murderer Apologizes To Victim's Family Before Getting 50-Year Sentence"I know there is nothing I can do to bring your guys' son back," David Parga said, "but I am deeply sorry for what happened to him."
Brown Announces Pardons For Murderer, 64 Others 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.
Convicted Murderer Who Maintained His Innocence Released After 27 YearsA 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.
Fontana Mayor Demands School Board Official Resigns After Concealing Marriage To Convicted Murderer 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.
Adult Children Of Murdered Woman Speak Out About Killer’s Pending ReleaseThe 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.
Illinois Convict Faces Charges In 5 SoCal DeathsA 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.