Topic: Steve Cooley
Bruce Davis, a former follower of Charles Manson, was sentenced to life in prison in 1972. On Thursday, after 40 years in prison, a panel recommended his parole.
States, eager to save money and adopt alternatives to incarceration, release inmates in record numbers. Is society ready for the surge?
Former detective Stephanie Lazarus was convicted of the 1986 murder of her ex-boyfriend's wife.
A judge, citing 'propofol madness,' sentenced physician Conrad Murray Tuesday to four years, the maximum punishment allowed, for his role in the 2009 death of pop superstar Michael Jackson.
11/29/2011 03:58 pm
No Republicans were elected to statewide office in California despite strong gains for Republicans elsewhere. One reason: Republicans ran afoul of the Latino vote in Election 2010.
12/03/2010 06:51 pm
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Feds would vigorously enforce federal law against anyone carrying, growing or selling marijuana if voters pass Calif. Prop 19 to legalize the drug.
10/16/2010 12:25 am
'Grim Sleeper' arrest surprised neighbors. "We knew he was kind of weird, but he was a regular person," says neighbor.
07/08/2010 04:58 pm
Charles Manson devotee Bruce Davis was denied parole by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
06/28/2010 07:05 pm
San Francisco, Los Angeles prosecutors face off in race to replace California Attorney General Jerry Brown
Jerry Brown decided to seek the governor's office rather than run for re-election.
06/09/2010 03:23 pm