Solitary confinement opponents have filed a lawsuit hoping to get state officials to release thousands of documents about the use of “isolated segregation” in California prisons.
Six Los Angeles County sheriff’s employees have been convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into jail inmate abuse.
An inmate who escaped from a minimum-security conservation camp in Azusa more than a week ago has been taken into custody, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.
Michelle Jaren Hayashi was arrested at the jail without incident, authorities said.
A minimum-security inmate escaped from a conservation camp overnight near Azusa.
Authorities say a jail inmate has been arrested on charges of felony battery after allegedly attacking a deputy while in custody.
Thirty-seven-year-old Christopher Lee Brown, the subject of a $20,000 reward, was recaptured by Santa Monica police last Wednesday.
Thanks to a tip, an escaped inmate was back in custody Thursday after spending more than three weeks on the run.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.
Authorities are still searching for a 37-year-old man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.
Security cameras show Christopher Lee Brown walking out the door dressed in street clothes, managing to change out of his jail uniform and ditch his barcoded wristband, often used for inmate headcounts.
Two additional Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Friday were indicted on federal civil rights charges in connection to alleged abuse at the Men’s Central Jail.
Auto thefts and other property crimes were on the rise following a statewide initiative to release more California inmates early, according to a new study.
A Los Angeles judge has overturned the murder conviction of a man who spent 34 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of assaulting a 19-year-old arrestee in the back seat of a patrol car.