California Panel Finds 'Extreme Racial Disparities' Calls For Overhaul Of Inmate Sentencing LawsCalifornia should allow all but death row inmates and those spending life behind bars without the chance of parole to request lighter sentences after they serve at least 15 years, one piece of a dramatic overhaul of the state’s sentencing laws that an advisory committee to Gov. Gavin Newsom recommended Tuesday.
NY Man Faces Sentencing For California Girl's Boating DeathA New York man faces sentencing for a fatal boat crash on an upstate lake that claimed a California girl's life while she visited relatives last summer.
American Held In Iran Released On Bail Amid 18-Year SentenceAn Iranian-American serving an 18-year prison sentence in Iran for "collaboration with a hostile government" has been released on bail after staging a weeks-long hunger strike protesting his imprisonment alongside other dual nationals targeted by hard-liners, activists said Monday.
Boy Who Killed Nazi Dad At Age 10 To Spend At Least 7 Years At State LockupA California judge has ruled that a 13-year-old boy who was 10 when he killed his neo-Nazi father will spend at least the next seven years in a state juvenile facility.
Boy Who Killed Nazi Dad At Age 10 To Be SentencedThe boy was 10 when he put a gun to the head of his sleeping neo-Nazi father and pulled the trigger.
Sacramento Woman Sentenced To 26 Years To Life For Murdering HusbandShajia Ayobi, a Sacramento woman convicted of killing her husband, Ghulam Ayobi, has been sentenced to 26 years to life in prison.
Sentencing Date Set For Barry BondsHome run king Barry Bonds will be back in federal court on Dec. 16 to be sentenced for his felony obstruction of justice conviction.
Citrus Heights Man Sentenced To Four Years For Stalking On FacebookA California man who trolled women's Facebook pages searching for clues that allowed him to take over their email accounts was sentenced Friday to more than four years in state prison after a judge rejected a plea for a lighter sentence and likened the man to a peeping Tom.
Tylar Witt Sentencing Postponed To Same Day As Former LoverThe sentencing of a teenage girl who admitted to helping plan her mother’s murder two years ago has been postponed.
Phillip Garrido To Spend Life In Prison, Wife Gets 36 Years To LifeA serial sex offender was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison after the California woman he kidnapped, raped and held captive for 18 years said he and his wife-accomplice had stolen her life.
Suspect In Sikh Cab Driver Attack May Withdraw Guilty PleaA Natomas man, who previously admitted to committing a hate crime as part of a plea deal, intends to withdraw his plea and wants a new lawyer.
Man Sentenced To Decades In Prison For Trafficking GirlsThe man convicted of violently forcing underage girls into prostitution for years was sentenced to 30 years in prison and 10 years of probation, authorities said.
Sentencing Delayed In Tracy Tortured Teen CaseThe fate of a man convicted of torturing a teenage boy held captive in a neighbor's Northern California home for more than a year has been delayed.