Hestrin held 54.17 percent of votes to Zellerbach’s 45.83 percent, with 103,000 ballots tabulated and 22 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Registrar of Voters’ website.
Carol Ann Coronado was charged with three counts of murder and one charge of attempted murder.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of a couple — a convenience store clerk and her fiance — for trying to scam the California Lottery.
The District Attorney’s Office reported Thursday that Jaime Vidales has been charged with killing Miguel Sanchez in July 1997. If convicted he faces life in prison without possibility of parole.
The heads of several Riverside County law enforcement organizations Monday called for District Attorney Paul Zellerbach to resign in the wake of allegations that he pulled down signs belonging to an opponent’s campaign.
Mario Estrada Ochoa, 36, is awaiting trial for the May 14, 2010, killings of his sister-in-law, Martha Carmona, and her daughter, Valerie Camacho,
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.
The two-year old Weimaraner, which animal control officers renamed “Charlie,” has been removed from the home and has now been adopted.
Prosecutors are not pursuing a gunman, who shot and killed a man who was attacking a young boyscout.
Seventy-four-year-old Sid Nathaniel Landau will remain at a mental hospital in Coalinga after the jury said he continues to pose a threat to society.
The investigators identified a total of 23 juvenile students and two adult students between the two schools that were involved in the illegal drug sales.
Michael Anthony Grundy pleaded no contest to drunken driving and leaving the scene of the January 29 accident after striking a deal with prosecutors.
The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.
A preliminary hearing is set to begin Tuesday for the suspect involved in August’s deadly vehicular rampage along the Venice Beach boardwalk, which claimed the life of a young woman on her honeymoon.
The D.A.’s office Tuesday dropped murder charges against Justin Scott in the Oct. 8 shooting deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend’s grandmother.