The Sacramento Bee reports that jurors returned guilty verdicts on Tuesday against 29-year-old Donald Ortez-Lucero and 30-year-old Christopher Strong.
Authorities say the men were about to rob the Sacramento drug house when 21-year-old Sean Aquitania pulled up with his son in the backseat to visit a friend.
Ortez-Lucero's handgun allegedly discharged while he was pistol-whipping Aquitania. The boy was shot in the head and died.
Authorities say Aquitania was shot and killed when he ran into the house and attacked the gunmen after determining his son was dead.
The two men are scheduled to be sentenced in May.
The hospital is one place to offer youth who’ve been shot, stabbed or assaulted a way out of a dangerous situation. A new program at UC Davis aims to provide follow-up support for patients impacted by violence.
Sacramento area crime could get worse if refugees are too afraid of law enforcement. That's the warning from the County District Attorney's Office. The agency has launched a new program to educate immigrants called Understanding Your Rights.
During his time as mayor of Los Angeles and now in his campaign for California governor, Antonio Villaraigosa has repeatedly highlighted the city’s drop in violent crime. But there's some context he's leaving out.
The Carmichael man accused of trying to kill his two children back in 2015 is set to be sentenced next month, after pleading guilty to the crimes on Thursday.
The survivors of crime victims spoke out Thursday in Stockton, coming together to tell their stories and honor their loved ones.
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