An inmate at a federal prison in central California has agreed to plead guilty to murder in the 2008 killing of a correctional officer to avoid a possible death sentence.
A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Monday to 1 1/2 years in federal prison for trying to derail a federal probe into deputy-on-inmate violence in county jails.
A San Gabriel man has been sentenced to two months in federal prison for trying to smuggle nearly four dozen turtles from Southern California to Hong Kong, officials said Thursday.
A Los Angeles clergyman who ran a Ponzi scheme that cost investors $4.6 million has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
A former Southern California teacher who used the Internet to lure a 14-year-old boy into having sex has been sentenced to 23 ½ years in federal prison.
A Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
Two Southern California men who claimed to be developing a revolutionary way to remove waste oil from dirt are going to federal prison for tax fraud.
A Southern California woman accused of drugging horses to calm them and painting others to change their color before showing them to potential buyers has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison.
A Los Angeles man was sentenced to six years in federal prison for committing four bank robberies, including one heist in which he was disguised as a woman.
A man whose telemarketing scam bilked mainly elderly Californians out of more than $4.5 million has been sentenced to more than nine years in federal prison.
Former Orange County sheriff Michael Carona surrendered to a federal prison in Colorado Tuesday on a witness-tampering conviction.