SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former janitor who secretly taped girls in an elementary school bathroom has been sentenced to nine months in the Orange County jail. City News Service says Angel Rojas […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration has filed notice that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh in on the long-running prison population case. It wants the high court to […]
CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor in Cleveland says the three women who were missing for about a decade until they were found Monday in the home of Ariel Castro had been beaten repeatedly and sexually […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is considering speeding up the release of some inmates while allowing other inmates with a violent history to become firefighters, under a proposal to cut crowding in state prisons Gov. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While under federal court oversight, California’s prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems. Figures compiled by The Associated Press […]
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say Santa Barbara County jail is on lockdown after inmates started a fire, refused to evacuate from their cells and taunted firefighters sent to put it out.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 has been caught less than 24 hours after walking away from a minimum-security correctional facility.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge has rejected Gov. Jerry Brown’s bid to regain state control of inmates’ mental health care after 18 years of federal oversight and billions of dollars spent to improve treatment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s authorities say a brief disturbance at Men’s Central Jail involving 60 inmates left four injured, but is now under control.
Money 101 host Bob McCormick talked with L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca about the cost of running a huge jail system. Click here to listen to a portion of the show.