A Fresno man who stabbed his co-worker dozens of times in 1984 and then cut out the man’s heart and put it in his jacket pocket has been released from prison despite objections from Gov. Jerry Brown.
Investigators say Charles “Chase” Merritt was responsible for the 2010 abduction and murder of Joseph McStay, his wife, and their two young children.
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.
The man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Winters last November has been convicted by a jury of first-degree murder, according to several local news outlets.
A break in the case of a deadly shooting that happened outside of the downtown Stockton Cineplex has come from nearly 2,000 miles away.
Sex offenders Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon are accused of raping and killing four women while they were wearing GPS monitors from previous sex crimes, claim prosecutors.
A Nevada inmate serving two life sentences in the 1989 killing of a California real estate agent has died in prison.
Police are investigating the murder of a Lodi woman who was found fatally injured Friday morning.
A jury will hear closing arguments in the trial of Daniel Marsh, the teen accused of brutally killing two seniors in Davis in 2013.
Authorities say they have arrested they suspect wanted for the August murder of a man in Riverbank.
Detectives say they have arrested the man wanted in for a shooting that left a 45-year-old man dead Friday night.
Opening statements will begin Tuesday in the trial of a Davis teenager accused of stabbing an elderly couple to death last year.