Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor Monday unveiled a newly-formed unit of the District Attorney’s office to identify innocent people behind bars.
Javier Cardoza, 21, entered a plea of no contest to four counts of battery on school grounds.
A Los Angeles County man who killed his live-in girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children has been convicted of murder.
An appeals court upheld convictions Monday in the murders of auto racing legend Mickey Thompson and his wife.
Officials announced Friday that two men were convicted for their involvement in a street racing incident, which resulted in the death of an 18-year-old girl.
Sixty-eight-year-old Michael Hanline’s wrongful conviction is the latest case successfully taken on by the California Innocence Project.
A former music teacher at an Anaheim church was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl and taking up-skirt video of a 12-year-old student.
A 42-year-old man has been convicted of killing his 59-year-old wife and unsuccessfully trying to dismember her body.
The overturned conviction prompted public firestorm and resulted in a change in the state’s rape law.
A California appeals court has refused to overturn the conviction of a man who repeatedly tried to kill a Hemet police officer, likening his zany efforts to those of Wile E. Coyote.
Brandon Spencer was accused of opening fire outside a party sponsored by the Black Student Assembly on October 31, 2012.
A Los Angeles woman will serve jail time for making hundreds of harassing and false 911 calls in the past two years, prosecutors said Monday.
Authorities Friday were investigating the fatal stabbing of a 26-year-old Oxnard resident.
An appeals court has upheld a decision to throw out the conviction of a Southern California man who confessed to killing his estranged wife and a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy.
A jury has recommended the death penalty for a 28-year-old man convicted of raping and killing an 84-year-old widow.