Jail

(AP Photo)

Change in jail populations since realignment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s overall county jail population has increased 15 percent under a nearly three-year-old law that keeps most lower-level offenders incarcerated locally instead of in state prisons. Figures compiled by the Board […]

04/18/2014

In this March 12, 2014 photo, Alma Murdough and her daughter Cheryl Warner hold a photo of Murdough's son, at her home in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NYC inmate ‘baked to death’ in cell

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem […]

03/19/2014

Conrad Murray  (AP Photo)

Jackson doctor to be released from jail soon

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Dr. Conrad Murray is supposed to walk out of jail doors somewhere in Los Angeles County by the end of Monday, but sheriff’s officials said Saturday they will not disclose where […]

10/26/2013

Sheriff Lee Baca considers shutdown at one facility

As the Los Angeles Sheriff’s department faces allegations of brutality in it’s jails, Sheriff Lee Baca is apparently thinking about shutting down part of the old men’s facility and moving close to 2000 inmates out. […]

03/21/2012

Antelope Valley Man Gets Prison For Dogfighting Ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Antelope Valley man will go to jail Friday for 365 days for pleading no contest to 31 counts of felony dog fighting, willful animal cruelty and neglect. Los Angeles District […]

01/26/2012