A former Los Angeles gang leader who took part in a 1990s kidnapping and murder spree has been sentenced to 218 years to life in prison.
A California jury has recommended the death penalty for a man convicted of murdering his wife and her daughter after a paternity test showed he wasn’t the child’s father.
Prosecutors on Tuesday sought the death penalty for Pedro Espinoza, who was convicted last week of killing Jamiel Shaw.
Retired LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in a decades-old love triangle murder.
An Orange County judge has sentenced a man to 25 years to life in prison for the murder and attempted murder of two smugglers of illegal immigrants during a human-trafficking exchange.
A $100,000 arrest warrant has been issued for Griffin O’Neal after the 47-year-old son of actor Ryan O’Neal missed a sentencing hearing.
A former records supervisor with the Covina Police Department has pleaded guilty to stealing $342,000 and hiding a drunken-driving report that involved her son-in-law.
The estranged elderly father of actress Jodie Foster was convicted of bilking thousands of dollars from homeowners in a home-building scheme.
A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for participating in the brutal kidnapping of a man who was shot, beaten and held captive for days while his tormentors tried to negotiate a $1 million ransom payment.
Legislation calling for prisoners applying for early release to notify prosecutors and families 30 days before the governor can act is one step closer to becoming law.
The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy nearly a decade ago has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.
Sentencing in the overcharging case against Ralphs Grocery Co. has been postponed until March.
An inmate already serving a no-parole life prison term was sentenced Tuesday to an additional 88 years to life for strangling two cellmates.
A Camp Pendleton Marine has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud charges.
The owner of a medical equipment company who pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud has been sentenced to 46 months in prison.