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Apr 10, 2013 at 1:54 PM
A notorious Rockefeller impostor was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the death of a man whose bones were found buried beneath the backyard of a suburban home.
Mar 26, 2013 at 4:25 PM
U.S. District Judge Richard A. Schell of Plano wrote in an order Sunday that Charles "Tex" Watson waived his right to attorney-client privilege when he allowed his lawyer to sell the eight cassette tapes to an author nearly 40 years ago for a...
Mar 5, 2013 at 1:10 PM
Two teens charged in a triple homicide in a small Wyoming town told investigators they stole a pair of handguns from a gun store and planned to flee by stealing an SUV, leading to the slayings of its owner and her elderly parents.
Feb 20, 2013 at 2:57 PM
A woman charged with killing her lover testified Wednesday that she has no recollection of stabbing him, slitting his throat or even whether she shot him during a fight at his Arizona home nearly five years ago.
Feb 12, 2013 at 9:37 AM
The prosecutor who filed murder charges against a fugitive former Los Angeles police officer that could result in the death penalty said he believes the man hasn't finished carrying out his vendetta.
Feb 11, 2013 at 1:42 PM
A fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murdering a Riverside police officer and special circumstances that could bring the death penalty.
Jan 28, 2013 at 3:34 PM
An arsonist was given the death penalty Monday for killing five men who died of heart attacks during a wildfire nearly a decade ago that ripped through the hills east of Los Angeles.
Jan 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM
A 64-year-old prison inmate has been sentenced to death for the 1980 murders of two students at the University of California, Davis.
Jan 10, 2013 at 3:42 PM
A California man once sentenced to death for killing two people in the 1960s was under arrest Thursday after police said he led officers to the body of his 89-year-old mother.
Jan 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM
A nude Jodi Arias on Travis Alexander's bed. A naked Alexander in the shower. Then minutes later, an image of Alexander stabbed and slashed nearly 30 times in the heart, back, hands and torso, shot in the head, his throat slit from ear to ear.
Nov 9, 2012 at 12:15 PM
The man convicted of killing two people at a San Francisco Bay area toll plaza says he doesn't care if he gets the death penalty or life in prison and has suggested jurors deciding his fate flip a coin.
Nov 7, 2012 at 10:48 AM
With all precincts reporting, here are the highlights of local and state election results.
Nov 7, 2012 at 11:23 AM
California voters approved Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative to raise sales and income taxes to help balance the state budget but rejected an initiative aimed at thwarting the political influence of unions, turned down a broad-based income tax to raise...
Nov 7, 2012 at 10:52 AM

With all precincts reporting, here are the highlights of local and state election results. Click on the name of the candidate or proposition for more information.


State Assembly, 32nd District (too close to...
Nov 6, 2012 at 11:07 PM
California voters were closely divided Tuesday on Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase while they weighed whether to end the state's death penalty and impose a first-time requirement on manufacturers to label genetically modified food.