Protestors who remained in jail Thursday for participation in demonstrations across Los Angeles will be released early, in light of the holiday.
Gang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.