Thousands Of California Convicts To Regain Voting RightsCalifornia restored voting rights Tuesday to tens of thousands of criminals serving sentences under community supervision, reversing a decision by a state official that they could not participate in elections.
Secretary Of State Sued Over Criminals' Voting The American Civil Liberties Union, League of Women Voters, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and other groups filed the lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court on behalf of nearly 60,000 convicts .
Investigators Combing Through Dead Killers' DNA In Effort To Solve Cold CasesCalifornia authorities are combing through DNA left behind by dead killers, rapists and other criminals in an effort to solve cases that went cold years ago.
LA Judge Tasked With Reviewing Three-Strikes Law CasesA Los Angeles Superior Court judge has started the process of reviewing cases of California inmates who are serving time under the three-strikes law.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Juveniles Second Chance Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday announced signing a bill that could one day bring the release of some criminals who were sentenced as juveniles to life in prison.
LA Department Of Water And Power Warns Customers Of Imposter EmployeesThe Los Angeles Department of Water and Power warned customers Wednesday of criminals posing as employees trying to collect money on supposed overdue bills.
Deported Felons Among Illegal Immigrants Arrested In Wayward Fishing Boat The "panga" boat that washed ashore had over a dozen illegal immigrants onboard with criminal records.