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Group Sues Top Calif. Prison Official To Release Info On Solitary Confinement

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.

07/09/2014

(credit: CBS)

6 LA Sheriff’s Employees Convicted In Jail Abuse Probe

Six Los Angeles County sheriff’s employees have been convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into jail inmate abuse.

07/01/2014

(credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Inmate Who Escaped From Minimum-Security Conservation Camp Apprehended

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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Nurse, 35, Accused Of Having Unlawful Sex With Inmate, Contraband Smuggling

Michelle Jaren Hayashi was arrested at the jail without incident, authorities said.

05/29/2014

(credit: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

Minimum-Security Inmate Escapes From Conservation Camp Near Azusa

A minimum-security inmate escaped from a conservation camp overnight near Azusa.

05/26/2014

(credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

Jail Inmate Accused Of Throwing Punches At Deputy

Authorities say a jail inmate has been arrested on charges of felony battery after allegedly attacking a deputy while in custody.

05/10/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Inmate Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Escape Charge

Thirty-seven-year-old Christopher Lee Brown, the subject of a $20,000 reward, was recaptured by Santa Monica police last Wednesday.

CBS Los Angeles–04/07/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Escaped Inmate Arrested In Santa Monica

Thanks to a tip, an escaped inmate was back in custody Thursday after spending more than three weeks on the run.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

$20K Reward Offered To Find Man Who Escaped From Downtown LA Jail

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Authorities Still Searching For Inmate Who Escaped From Downtown LA Jail

Authorities are still searching for a 37-year-old man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/24/2014

(credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Deputies Searching For Inmate Who Used Door To Escape From LA County Jail

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

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2 Additional Deputies Charged In Federal Civil Rights Probe

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

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Study Finds Spike In Auto Theft, Other Property Crimes Linked To Early Inmate Release

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2013

Kash Delano Register (C) took his first steps of freedom on Nov. 8, 2013.  (credit: CBS)

After 34 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit, Man Walks Free

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2013

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads No Contest In Inmate Assault

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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