A federal appellate court is considering whether California’s death penalty is unconstitutional because of excessive delays.
A Palmdale couple charged with capital murder in the beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son will face the death penalty, prosecutors said Wednesday.
The district attorney will seek the death penalty for a California man who is charged with the murders of a family of four.
A Southland resident who was critically wounded in the Boston Marathon bombing reacted to the conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was found guilty on multiple counts Wednesday.
Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, according to court papers filed Friday.
A 29-year-old Santa Maria man could face the death penalty in the slaying of his mother.
Attorney General Kamala Harris on Monday urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision invalidating the state’s death penalty.
Kevin Williams was shot on April 25 at a barber shop in the 6500 block of South Western Avenue.
A man convicted of killing two workers during a robbery spree ten years ago has been sentenced to death.
A Garden Grove man was sentenced to death Friday for the murders of a Stanton sales associate and his secretary.
Scott Dekraai, 44, had been locked in a custody dispute with his ex-wife over their-8-year-old son before he strapped on a bulletproof vest, took three guns and entered Salon Meritage in 2011, police said.
The victim had been stabbed repeatedly including a dozen lacerations to his neck.
A jury recommended death for a man, called a “serial baby killer” by a prosecutor, who was convicted of killing his 2-month-old daughter and kept her body in a plastic container for a year.
A Southern California man was convicted Friday of the murders of the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend, and the attempted murder of her mother, in what prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt to reunite the couple.
Hustler publisher and President Larry Flynt, who has been confined to a wheelchair since being injured in a 1978 shooting in Georgia, is fighting to save the white supremacist who shot him from being executed.