An Apple Valley woman Monday was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for the death of a 2-year-old girl who died from complications after eating chili powder.
Nicolas Cordoba and two other men got life terms on Friday. A fourth man got 28 years to life.
A 69-year-old physician was sentenced to prison on Thursday for prescribing narcotics without a legitimate medical need.
Paramedics were treating Mohamed Ali-Majad Zahr — described previously as a mental patient — on Oct. 19 in downtown Los Angeles.
A 42-year-old man who slayed his 59-year-old wife and tried to dismember her was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in state prison.
A 66-year-old Irvine man was sentenced to 190 days in jail for operating without a contractor’s license after being busted by the reality TV show “Catch a Contractor.”
A 58-year-old man was sentenced to prison Friday for murdering his wife for financial gain in 1994.
“I know there is nothing I can do to bring your guys’ son back,” David Parga said, “but I am deeply sorry for what happened to him.”
The now former officer went to his estranged wife’s apartment on May 17 and choked her until the point of unconsciousness.
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon will serve 120 days in jail as part of his sentencing Tuesday for his convictions on fraudulent voting and perjury charges.
A homeless man Friday was sentenced to 12 years in prison for the fatal attack of a woman in Hollywood.
A Hesperia Man was sentenced to prison for his role in a deadly DUI-related crash.
Authorities say a man has pleaded guilty Friday to leading police on a wild chase through South Los Angeles this week, and striking a dog named Gordo in the process.
A Southern California man who killed his roommate, an Iraq War veteran, has been given 15 years to life in prison.
A Signal Hill man has been sentenced to serve life in state prison without the possibility after being convicted of killing two men over a span more than a decade, authorities said Friday.