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LAPD: ‘Eligible Protestors Will Be Released From Jail By Dinner Time In Light Of Thanksgiving’

Protestors who remained in jail Thursday for participation in demonstrations across Los Angeles will be released early, in light of the holiday.

CBS Los Angeles–2 hours ago

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Police Arrest 22 In Hemet, San Jacinto Sweep

Gang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.

11/15/2014

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Prison ‘Lifers’ Being Released At Record Pace

Nearly 1,400 lifers in California’s prisons have been released over the past three years in a sharp turnaround in a state where murderers and others sentenced to life with the possibility of parole almost never got out.

02/25/2014

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California Finds Too Few Inmates For Early Release

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration says in a court filing that the state is falling far short of meeting a demand from federal judges to find thousands of inmates who could be released from prison early without endangering the public.

CBS Los Angeles–07/19/2013

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Former Model Who Killed And Ate Parts Of Her Husband Seeks Early Release From Prison

A former model who is serving time for killing her husband — and eating some of his cooked body parts — wants an early release from prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2011

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LA District Attorney Warns Of A ‘Public Safety Nightmare’ Over Inmate Transfers

City officials Tuesday argued over whether the state’s move to shift responsibility for low-level criminals to counties will create a “public safety nightmare” and lead to “massive early releases” of prisoners who should be kept behind bars.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/30/2011

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California Considers First Inmate For Medical Parole

Steven Martinez is a repeat violent offender who is 12 years into a 157 years-to-life prison sentence for kidnapping, beating and raping a woman after running her down with his vehicle as she left a San Diego dance club.

05/21/2011

Blockbuster Kiosks To Test Early Rentals For $2.99

The company that runs Blockbuster Express kiosks is testing whether people will pay more to rent DVDs and Blu-ray discs of new movies 28 days before they are available from other vending machines.

12/07/2010

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