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.
Porn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn’t want to see the serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes.
A jury has recommended the death penalty for a 28-year-old man convicted of raping and killing an 84-year-old widow.
A gang member has been sentenced to death for the murder of four people, including a 10-year-old boy shot in an unprovoked attack aimed at children.
The mothers of the victims spoke out in court Friday during sentencing.
A Perris man accused of killing a man walking his dog and a mother and daughter out for a walk nearly two months later has been charged with three counts of murder.
Jurors recommended execution Monday for a gang member found guilty of killing a total of four people on two separate occasions in 2006.