Killing Of Young Black Man In Bay Area Being Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeAuthorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating the slaying of a young black man as a possible hate crime amid growing concern over racially motivated incidents and attacks nationwide.
Mom Of Santa Cruz Girl Found Dead In Recycling Bin Says She Doesn't Fault Suspect's MotherThe mother of a slain 8-year-old California girl says she doesn't fault the mom of the 15-year-old neighbor boy accused of the killing.
State Supreme Court Overturns Death Sentence Of Redding Man Who Tortured And Killed WomanThe California Supreme Court has overturned a Redding man's death sentence.
Mexican Authorities Capture Man Accused Of Killing Woman In Elk GroveA man sought in the fatal shooting of a woman in her Elk Grove, California, apartment has been arrested in Mexico and turned over to U.S. authorities at an Arizona border crossing.
Experts: Reducing Prison Populations Best Way To Keep Sex Offenders Safe Behind BarsCalifornia's extraordinary rate of prison homicides is rekindling a debate over whether the state needs to further reduce its prison population to ensure inmates' safety.
No Charges Against Former 'Power Ranger' Who Stabbed Roommate With SwordProsecutors have declined to file charges against a former "Power Rangers" actor arrested in the stabbing death of his housemate in Southern California.
Bakersfield Woman Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Killing 2-Year-Old Niece A woman accused of driving around for hours with the body of her 2-year-old niece in the back seat has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in California.
California Wind Farm Becomes Nation's First To Avoid Prosecution For Accidentally Killing EaglesA California wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
Stockton Police Searching For Suspect In Fatal 2013 ShootingStockton police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man at an apartment in November, 2013.
Border Patrol Agent Shoots And Kills Man Near San DiegoAuthorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man near San Diego after he was struck in the face with a rock.
Insanity Defense Expected For Davis Mom Accused Of Killing DaughterA Davis mother accused of killing her five-year-old daughter is expected to plead not guilty by reason of insanity at her next court appearance scheduled for Wednesday.
Hundreds Gather To Mourn Lodi Man Shot And Killed By PoliceHundreds of people gathered at a Sikh temple in Lodi to mourn and demand answers in the death of an Army veteran who was shot and killed by local police.