Pro skateboarder sentenced on drug charges

A skateboarder from who turned professional at the age of 16 and went on to win four X Games medals has been sentenced on federal drug trafficking charges, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California. On Aug. 7,...

Reforms in the criminal justice system

Prosecutors in California do have discretion during the performance of their duties. Discretion sometimes allows a prosecutor to negotiate a plea bargain agreement or take a case to trial. In Santa Clara County, the District Attorney's Office decided to use its...

Firefighter killed in alleged DUI motorcycle accident

The California Highway Patrol believe that a motorcyclist who lost control of his machine and crashed on the night of July 18 was likely under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time. However, initial accounts of the incident do not reveal what may have led CHP...