A 39-year-old man was sentenced Thursday for forcibly raping two women under the false pretense of performing spiritual cleansing acts on them in 2012, officials said.
Magdi Girgis was still maintaining his innocence when he addressed the court.
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.
The victim — 32-year-old Patrina Sebella of Rosemont — had been stabbed 19 times in her upper body.
A convicted smuggler who rammed his boat into a Coast Guard vessel off the Southern California coast, killing a crewman, has been sentenced to life in federal prison.
The judge ordered that the defendant’s computer be destroyed.
“I just want to tell the family, the Botello family, how really sorry I am,” Villalobos said,
A former high school volunteer was sentenced to one year in county jail for taking explicit and inappropriate images of a male teen student.
A 21-year-old man Friday was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for wounding four people in a shooting outside a Halloween party on the USC campus in 2012.
A South Los Angeles grocer paid more than $190,000 in restitution as part of his sentence for fraudulently using EBT cards, county prosecutors announced Friday.
Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia Thursday was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8 million in restitution.
A former Glendale mayor Monday was sentenced to a year in jail after being convicted of embezzling more than $300,000 from a Montrose farmers’ market.
A 22-year-old man was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting a former friend after the pair had a falling out over a woman.
A 24-year-old man was sentenced Friday to 50 years behind bars for sexually assaulting three women back in 2012.
She apparently discovered her ex had been seeing another woman.