Murder Conviction


Man Found Guilty Of Murders Of Lancaster Woman, Her 3 Daughters

A 24-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of murdering a woman and her three young daughters, then setting the family’s Lancaster home on fire.


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Woman, 59, Released After Wrongful Murder Conviction Overturned

The wrongful conviction of a woman who spent 17 years in prison for a murder she didn’t commit was overturned Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2014

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OC Man Convicted Of Poisoning Wife To Death With Nicotine

jury has convicted Paul Marshal Curry of murder in the 1994 poisoning death of his wife in San Clemente.


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South LA Serial Killer Given Additional Death Sentences

One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given additional death sentences Friday for four killings linked to him through DNA testing while he was on death row.


David and Dawn Viens (courtesy: Lomita Police Dept.)

Conviction Upheld For Chef In Boiled-Body Case

A state appeals court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a Southern California chef who claimed he cooked his wife’s body in boiling water.


Mexican Nationals Convicted

2 Mexican Nationals Convicted Of Killing Coast Guard Officer

Two Mexican nationals were convicted Wednesday in the death of a 34-year-old U.S. Coast Guard officer when they rammed his search vessel with their smuggling boat near the Channel Islands.


Kash Delano Register (C) took his first steps of freedom on Nov. 8, 2013.  (credit: CBS)

After 34 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit, Man Walks Free

A Los Angeles judge has overturned the murder conviction of a man who spent 34 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2013

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3 Additional Murder Counts Filed Against Ex-Raiders Lineman

Three additional murder counts have been filed against former Oakland and Los Angeles Raiders lineman Anthony Wayne Smith who is awaiting retrial in another murder case.


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Man, 27, Found Guilty In Rape And Murder Of His Fiancee

A man who raped and murdered his 27-year-old fiancee in a car parked at a Temecula mall was convicted Friday of first-degree murder and other charges.o


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Killer Of LAX Police Officer Loses Appeal

A California appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a mentally ill man who killed a police officer at Los Angeles International Airport in 2005.


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Court Refuses To Reconsider Phil Spector’s Appeal

An appeals court has refused to reconsider music producer Phil Spector’s appeal of his murder conviction, saying there was overwhelming evidence of his guilt.


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Phil Spector’s Lawyers Want Appeals Court To Reconsider New Trial

Lawyers for music producer Phil Spector have asked an appeals court to take a second look at his arguments for a new trial.


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Appellate Court Panel Upholds Phil Spector’s Murder Conviction

A state appellate court panel Monday upheld record producer Phil Spector’s murder conviction for the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2011