A man who saw his agreement with prosecutors rejected by a judge last week after already pleading no contest in the deaths of 36 people in a California warehouse fire said Monday it is now impossible for him to get a fair trial in Oakland.
Two men who accepted a deal in exchange for each pleading no contest to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a California warehouse fire will likely be released from prison after serving just half their sentences.
Two men who pleaded no contest to 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter will face the families of those who died in a fire at an illegally converted Northern California warehouse as they are sentenced for the crimes.
Some 14,000 firefighters, including inmate volunteers, are battling 18 major blazes burning thousands of square miles throughout California with aircraft, assorted vehicles and picks and shovels.
Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires braced for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes.
San Francisco Bay Area authorities have arrested a man suspected of punching a subway passenger who died of head injuries this month in one of three recent homicides in the region's subway train stations.
Relatives of people killed in a 2016 California warehouse fire say others besides the two men who agreed to plea deals are responsible for their losses.
Two men are expected to accept plea bargain prison sentences Tuesday to resolve felony charges connected to a Northern California warehouse fire that killed three dozen partygoers at an unlicensed concert in 2016.
A plea deal is close at hand for the central figure charged in connection with a Northern California warehouse fire that killed three dozen partygoers at an unlicensed concert in 2016, his attorney said Friday.
A girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death has died after surgery in New Jersey, her mother said Thursday.
San Francisco authorities are renewing debate Wednesday over removing a prominent 19th century statue depicting a Native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy and a lecturing Catholic missionary.
The Rev. Franklin Graham is holding a political rally in Berkeley, an unlikely spot to woo evangelical Christian voters.
A judge expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Mexican national's claim that he's the target of a vindictive federal prosecution after a San Francisco jury acquitted him of murder in a case at the center of a heated national debate over immigration.
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A California woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to torture and murder in the deaths of two young children who had been left in her care and disposing of their bodies in a rented storage unit.
A Northern California transit agency on Wednesday released a video recording showing one of its police officer fatally shooting a man fighting with another man.
Silicon Valley voters will decide in June whether to recall a judge criticized for his handling of the case of a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault.
The Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate is seeking a new trial for his conviction on illegal gun possession.
Federal immigration authorities were tracking a young immigrant when San Francisco police say he shot and killed a popular community activist last month.
California prosecutors said Wednesday that a fast-food restaurant cashier gave birth to a baby girl while at work and then tried to kill her him by flushing her down a toilet.