A state appellate court has rejected the latest appeal from a man convicted of second-degree murder and other charges for driving drunk and hitting a 13-month-old girl who was being pulled by her father in a wagon in a crosswalk in Long Beach more than a decade ago.
A state appeals court panel Wednesday upheld a Long Beach man’s conviction for gunning down the mother of his three children in her Bellflower apartment.
The victim was shot once in the stomach and once in the chest, then twice more—including a shot to the back—after falling to the ground.
Jurors deliberated less than an hour before finding Antowan Ladell Parker, 29, guilty of one count each of first-degree murder, assault with a semi-automatic firearm and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Errors in the trial caused an appeals panel to overturn the conviction of Jazmin Montanez who was serving a 25-years-to-life sentence for the killing.
A 22-year-old gang member is scheduled to be sentenced August 8 for the robbery-motivated slaying of a 15-year-old Cabrillo High School student in 2015, a prosecutor said today.
The state Supreme Court today refused to re-consider the case against a man convicted of killing another man with a screwdriver in Long Beach after mistaking him for someone else.
A state appeals court panel upheld the conviction of a former Lake Elsinore resident, who was found guilty of first-degree murder for stabbing his cousin 28 times in a Long Beach apartment building in 2014.
A Long Beach man was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing a 23-year-old Cal State Northridge student in 2014 after he responded to the student’s Craigslist ad to sell his vehicle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.