County Jail Populations Dip After Voter-Approved MeasureInmate populations are falling in once-overcrowded California county jails since voters decided in November that certain drug and property crimes should be treated as misdemeanors instead of felonies.
Serial Stowaway Sentenced To The SlammerBefore she was sentenced, Superior Court Judge Alan Rubin gave Marilyn Hartman a tongue lashing.
Simi Valley Man, 30, Accused Of Selling HeroinA 30-year-old Simi Valley man is accused of selling heroin, according to authorities.
California Seeks 3-Year Delay In Inmate Releases Gov. Jerry Brown asked federal judges on Monday for a three-year delay in their requirement that the state release thousands of inmates by year's end to ease prison overcrowding.
No Spike In Parolee Arrests Under State's Prison Realignment LawA study that tracked California parolees has found no spike in arrests since responsibility for many ex-convicts shifted to local authorities under the state's prison realignment law.
LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Accused Of Hitting 19-Year-Old InmateAuthorities Friday said a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy will be arraigned next month on an assault charge stemming from an alleged incident with an inmate in July 2011.
Sheriff Baca Hoping Public Will Contribute Materials So Inmates Can Make Holiday ToysSheriff Lee Baca is hoping the public and store merchants will respond to a request for materials that will be used by county jail inmates to construct wooden toys and cloth dolls for needy children.
Transfer Of Non-Violent Inmates From CA Prisons To County Jails Set To BeginA controversial plan to transfer tens of thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails starts this weekend.
Son Accused Of Setting SUV On Fire With His Mother Locked InsideA Southland man is accused of setting a car on fire with his mother locked inside.