Two former Cal Poly students learn their punishment for the 2008 hazing death of Carson Starkey.
As part of a plea agreement, 23-year-old Zacary Ellis of San Luis Obispo and 21-year-old Haithem Ibrahim of Lafayette pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hazing today.
Each will be serving jail time... more »
Two fraternity brothers charged in the 2008 death of Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey have pleaded no contest to hazing in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom Tuesday morning.
Starkey, 18, from Austin, Texas, was found dead from alcohol poisoning after a Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity event.
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The man accused of kidnapping and carjacking a Cal Poly student was arraigned in a San Luis Obispo courtroom on Thursday.
23-year-old Ryan Soqui pled not guilty to charges of kidnapping, robbery, and carjacking.
Back in November, police say Soqui got into a student's car on campus, pointed a... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A person familiar with the case says a TV producer is expected to admit trying to shake down David Letterman over the comic's sexual affairs.
The person says Robert "Joe" Halderman will plead guilty Tuesday afternoon to attempted grand larceny in exchange for a six-month... more »
The world-renowned magician, accused of opening fire in his Arroyo Grande home, is expected to enter a plea Tuesday morning.
Claude Yarbrough is better known by his stage name, Jonathan Pendragon. Last summer, sheriff's deputies say he was arrested on weapons charges after firing a gun into the floor... more »
The woman who hit 19-year-old Eric Okerblom of Santa Maria while riding his bike last July plead guilty Friday to vehicular manslaughter.
Katelin Edwards, 20, was sentenced to probation and 100 hours of community service, educating young drivers about the dangers of driving while distracted.
According to the... more »
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - Two men blamed for sparking a wildfire that destroyed 80 homes in Santa Barbara have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges.
Lawyers for Craig Ilenstine and Dana Larsen entered their pleas Monday. The men, who weren't in court, are charged with failing to obtain a... more »
DETROIT (AP) - A not guilty plea has been entered on behalf of a Nigerian man charged with attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound U.S. airliner on Christmas Day. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was arraigned Friday on six charges. The most severe carries up to life in prison - the attempted... more »