Second-Degree Murder

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Santa Ana Man In Custody In Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Witnesses reported Reichstein III drove at an excessive speed when he hit the woman.


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Ontario Man, 20, Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder

An Ontario man was recently convicted of second-degree murder for shooting a 19-year-old man during a dispute.

CBS Los Angeles–12/12/2014

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Palmdale Man Found Guilty In Death Of 2-Year-Old During 2012 Police Pursuit

A Palmdale man was found guilty Friday in connection to a high-speed police pursuit that ended with the death of a 2-year-old girl.

CBS Los Angeles–10/03/2014

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Substance Abuse Counselor Sentenced To 55 Years To Life For Deadly DUI Crash

A substance abuse counselor was sentenced Thursday to 55 years to life in prison for the death of a 31-year-old man she hit with her car and drove more than two miles with the him lodged in her windshield.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2014

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Man Found Guilty In Crash That Killed Road Workers

Yocio Jonathan Gomez was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other charges.


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3 Found Guilty In Lancaster Street Brawl Murder Where Victim Was Shot 12 Times

Jurors deliberated for 12 hours before handing down the guilty verdicts.


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Ex-Riverside County Deputy Convicted In Murrieta Bar Killing

A former Riverside County sheriff’s deputy has been convicted of second-degree murder in the off-duty shooting of man in a Murrieta bar.


Alex Jackson (credit: CBS)

Antelope Valley Man In Court In Connection With Case Of Deadly Dog Mauling

An Antelope Valley man Friday made his first court appearance in connection with a second-degree murder charge stemming from a deadly pit bull attack.


Neo-Nazi leader Jeff Hall (credit: Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism)

Boy, 12, Found Responsible For Second-Degree Murder Of Neo-Nazi Father

A 12-year-old boy who admitted to killing his neo-Nazi father as he slept, was found guilty of second-degree murder Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Man, 83, Sentenced To Probation For Life For Murdering 94-Year-Old Roommate

An 83-year-old man was sentenced to probation for the rest of his life for murdering his 94-year-old roommate at a Laguna Woods short-term care facility.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2012

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Southlanders React To Arrest In Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman turned himself in to authorities in Sanford Florida Wednesday to face a second degree murder charge in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.


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Governor Brown Denies Parole For Prom Night Shooter

Governor Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board decision to release a prisoner convicted of shooting and killing a 17-year-old girl on prom night in Anaheim.


Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng, 42, was arrested in March by state Medical Board investigators. (credit: LA Times)

Rowland Heights Doctor Charged With Murder After Patients Overdose On Prescription Drugs

A Rowland Heights doctor has been charged with second-degree murder after three of her patients died from prescription drug overdoses.


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OC Teen Sentenced To 40 Years To Life For Gang Killing Over Stare

A teenage bicyclist convicted of killing a rival gang member in Santa Ana because he resented the way he looked at him has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.


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Indio Man Ordered To Stand Trial In Second-Degree Murder Of His Son

An Indio man who allegedly hit his infant son to stop him from crying was ordered Friday to stand trial for second-degree murder and assaulting a child, along with 13 counts of felony robbery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2011