SANTA CRUZ — Defense attorneys for a high-priced prostitute from Folsom, who accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin on his yacht, say their client had also injected herself, clouding her judgment.
In a searing closing argument, El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney Lisette Suder focused on the photos – and a path of blood – to argue that Todd Winkler killed his wife in an act of premeditated murder.
A school shooting threat found Friday on a bathroom wall at Rio Americano High School and a similar note located the same day has sparked an investigation by local and federal authorities, leaving parents and students struggling to decide how to respond this week.
A Stockton councilman who rose to national prominence two years ago as a young Stanford University honors graduate intent on serving his hometown was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving.
Johnathan Mendivil faces 40 years to life in state prison after a Sacramento Superior Court jury Monday found the former Walgreens store clerk guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a Sacramento teen.