San Quentin Inmate Free After More Than 25 Years On Death RowVicente Benavides took his first steps of freedom right into his family's arms Thursday after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's two-year-old daughter was overturned.
Security Guard's Murder Conviction Overturned In 2000 Palmdale ShootingA judge said new evidence points to gang members who may have killed 18-year-old Michelle O’Keefe.
Man Convicted Of Killing His Wife 23 Years Ago Released From Prison In Rancho CucamongaA judge overturned William Richards' conviction after a forensic dentist recanted his testimony.
Fraudulent Voting, Perjury Convictions Of Richard Alarcon, Wife Overturned By Appeals CourtA state appeals court panel reversed the convictions Wednesday of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, who were charged with fraudulent voting and perjury by declaration.
Conviction Reversed In 2007 Family KillingsAn appellate panel has reversed the conviction of a man in the killing of the father and sister of his friend's ex-girlfriend in a fiery attack on their Orange County home.
Wrongly Convicted Woman Declared Innocent, Set To Collect $600K From StateA woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit was declared factually innocent Friday, clearing the way for her to collect about $600,000 in compensation from the state.
Conviction For San Diego Triple Killing Overturned A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction and death penalty of a man for three San Diego murders, saying he was denied a chance to argue the trial was tainted by racial prejudice.
Compton's Former 'Gangster Mayor' Omar Bradley Wants His Old Job BackNine years ago, Omar Bradley was convicted of corruption and sentenced to three years in prison. The California Supreme Court overturned that decision six months ago and Bradley now wants his old job back.