Cristhian Bahena Rivera was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the 2018 murder of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of assassinating Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968 in Los Angeles, was granted parole Friday on his 16th attempt, in a hearing that was absent any representation from the agency that prosecuted him -- the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Two of the most infamous criminal cases in California were linked together in a surprise court development this week.
The preliminary hearing of the Kristin Smart case began on Monday.
Documents indicate that Paul Flores was “hunting” Kristin Smart at Cal Poly 25 years ago and would lurk around her residence hall in the months leading up to her disappearance.
Prosecutors said Paul Flores killed Kristin Smart while trying to rape her in his dorm room after he had agreed to walk her home from a party, where she had gotten intoxicated.
A prosecution trial memorandum alleges Ed Buck lured vulnerable, homeless gay men, who were addicted to drugs or working as escorts to his West Hollywood apartment, where he provided drugs and money in exchange for sexual activity.
Nearly two years after Ed Buck was arrested and charged by federal prosecutors, the wealthy Democratic donor is going on trial Tuesday on charges of providing fatal doses to two men, running a drug den and persuading others to travel for prostitution.
Investigators have in recent years been able to use traces of DNA left on the handcuffs and other evidence from the scene to create new DNA profiles for the suspects.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 26, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2018 death of Mollie Tibbetts.
The fate of Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the suspect charged in the 2018 stabbing death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, is now in the hands of the jury after closing arguments wrapped up Thursday.
Cristhian Bahena Rivera testified in court Wednesday that two armed, masked men forced him to drive up to her as she was running. Bahena Rivera is on trial for the 2018 stabbing death of Mollie Tibbetts.
The trial of 26-year-old Cristhian Bahena Rivera, who is accused of murdering Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts in 2018, entered its second week on Monday.
TikTok users are leading an online push to free Lyle and Erik Menendez, two brothers convicted of killing their parents in Beverly Hills.
A convicted serial killer, known by many as the "Night Stalker," wrote a violent chapter in Southern California in the mid 1980s.
FOX 11 got exclusive access to the evidence that led to the identification and arrest of Richard Ramirez, otherwise known as the Night Stalker. Ramirez was responsible for the brutal murders, rapes, torture, kidnapping and assaults of men, women and children of all ages across California between 1984 and 1985.
The California Supreme Court cited serious errors in the jury selection process and the high court ordered a San Mateo County judge to re-examine whether Scott Peterson should be given a new trial.
The parents of missing California college student Kristin Smart on Thursday sued the father of the man charged with killing their daughter nearly 25 years ago.
Bail has been reduced for a man suspected of helping his son hide the body of California college student Kristin Smart, who went missing 25 years ago.
A former California college student charged with murder in the 1996 disappearance of classmate Kristin Smart pleaded not guilty Monday and his father denied helping to hide the young woman’s body.