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.
An inmate on California’s death row for the 1997 killing of two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies has died at San Quentin State Prison.
An inmate from Riverside County serving time at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, is accused of fatally beating another prisoner.
An inmate serving a criminal commitment at a psychiatric hospital has been booked on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of another inmate, authorities said Sunday.
The transfer of state prisoners to county jails has forced the LAPD to pull dozens of officers from regular patrol duties to monitor ex-convicts, according to a report.
Residents in the city of Los Angeles held a rally Tuesday against a controversial plan to expand jail services in Los Angeles County.
Authorities Saturday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding an in-custody death of a woman in Long Beach.
Authorities Saturday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of an inmate at a detention center in Murrieta.
A murder suspect was accidentally released from jail last month due to a clerical mix-up, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities Friday said a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy will be arraigned next month on an assault charge stemming from an alleged incident with an inmate in July 2011.
Northern California prisoners are part of a nationwide effort to ensure blind students receive quality textbooks at school.