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94-Year-Old Inmate Dies Days Before He Was Set For Compassionate Release HearingCarlos Tapia-Ponce was convicted in LA 25 years ago for a 1989 raid that resulted in authorities finding more than 21 tons of cocaine
LA County Authorities Accidentally Release Murder SuspectLos Angeles County authorities say they've accidentally released an inmate awaiting trial for a gang-related murder.
Rosemead Motel Guests Shocked To Learn Of Jail Escapees' 3-Night StayThe manager of the Flamingo Inn says all three escapees were in Room 116 for three nights.
2 Remaining OC Jail Inmate Escapees ArrestedAuthorities say Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu were taken into custody in San Francisco.
Search Continues For Inmates Who Rappelled From Roof To Escape Santa Ana JailInvestigators are pursuing several leads in the search for three inmates who masterminded a brazen escape from a maximum-security jail in Santa Ana and are considered dangerous, authorities said Sunday.
Highland Deputies Hunt For Inmate Who Escaped From Fire Crew DutyA Sheriff's aviation unit and search dogs have also responded to the area and are assisting in the search.
Safety Concerns Linger Over Plan To Allow Violent Inmates To Join State Firefighting EffortsCalifornia officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to work outside prison walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.
Inmate Found Week After Authorities Say He Escaped LA County Fire CampAuthorities have captured a prison inmate a week after they say he walked away from a fire camp in Los Angeles County.
Search Underway For Inmate Who Walked Away From Sylmar Fire CampAuthorities were searching Wednesday for a 24-year-old state prisoner who is believed to have walked away from an inmate fire camp in Sylmar.
Deputies Prevent Inmate Jump At LA's Twin Towers JailThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department credits several deputies with preventing an inmate from jumping from a walkway along an upper tier of cells at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
Inmate To Plead Guilty In Federal Prison Guard's KillingAn inmate at a federal prison in central California has agreed to plead guilty to murder in the 2008 killing of a correctional officer to avoid a possible death sentence.
Judge OKs Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Against LA Jail DeputiesA federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.

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