An Orange County judge who gave a less-than-mandatory sentence to a man who sodomized a 3-year-old girl says the recall effort against him is “an attack on judicial independence.”
Three men have been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the gang-related murder of a man in Pasadena in 2013.
A scam artist was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for staging traffic collisions and demanding thousands of dollars in compensation from elderly victims.
Federal prosecutors say a former UPS driver in Southern California has been sentenced to nearly 3½ years in prison for stealing dozens of guns that were later sold on the black market.
Two men convicted of planning to commit “violent jihad” against American troops by joining terrorist groups in Afghanistan were scheduled Monday to be sentenced in Riverside.
A former school administrator who molested two Riverside County girls — one of whom confronted her in a recorded telephone call later posted online — was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison.
A former Encino cosmetic surgeon convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient was due in court Tuesday for sentencing.
A 24-year-old woman was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for the death of two friends killed in a 2013 crash on the 110 Freeway.
She murdered her 90-year-old father and then buried him in the backyard of their Bellflower home, and on Friday a judge decided Linda Sue Copeland’s restitution should be 15 years to life in prison.
A former Rialto Unified School District accountant was sentenced Thursday to five years in county jail for embezzling $1.8 million in district lunch money.
The jury deliberated for three days.
A man convicted for the robbery-murder of two foreign USC graduate students was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday.
Two women were sentenced Friday to six years in prison for the beating death a 23-year-old woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
A pit bull owner whose dogs fatally mauled a jogger was sentenced Friday morning to 15 years to life in prison.
A Southland man convicted of raping and carjacking a woman in broad daylight in the parking lot of a Brentwood supermarket was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison.