First-Degree Murder

Norwalk Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Killing Cousin

A 25-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting his cousin was sentenced Thursday to prison.

CBS Los Angeles–10/23/2014

Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter (credit: CBS)

Rockefeller Imposter Found Guilty In Murder Of San Marino Man

Christian K. Gerhartsreiter, a man who claimed to be a member of the famous Rockefeller family, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the death of a San Marino man 28 years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2013

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OC Mom Convicted In 1994 Murder Of Wealthy Boyfriend

An Orange County mother of three was convicted of first-degree murder Monday for persuading her lover to kill her wealthy boyfriend, so she could loot his savings and cash in a $1 million life insurance policy.


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Woman Who Smothered 2 Sons, Killed Husband With Sword Sentenced To Death

A death sentence is expected Thursday for a Rowland Heights woman convicted of smothering her two young sons with a pillow and killing her husband with a sword as he slept.



Killer Argues For New Trial In 1995 Santa Clarita Dismemberment Murder

A prisoner serving a life sentence for the dismemberment murder of a Santa Clarita man was convicted based on false testimony, a defense attorney alleged Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2011

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Former Cop Found Guilty In 2007 Drowning Death Of Wife

A former San Bernardino police officer has been convicted of murdering his wife in a backyard hot tub at his retrial in Riverside.


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Calif. Supreme Court Won’t Review Case Of 2 Convicted In 2004 Murders

The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the case against two gang members that were convicted of the May 2004 shooting deaths of a Navy sailor and one of his friends.


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Two Men Convicted Of 2009 Double-Murder In West Covina

Two men were convicted Friday of killing a teenager and a young man in a van at a West Covina intersection.



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