A suspect was fatally shot Thursday morning by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy in the emergency room of a South Los Angeles hospital, officials said.
One prison employee was accused of bearing an inmate’s child. Another was alleged to have sent nude photos of herself to an inmate’s contraband cellphone.
A female San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 19-year-old male inmate at the West Valley Detention Center.
60 out of a total of 10,000 deputies were fired for violations that included abuse of inmates in the jails, off-duty drunkenness and criminal activity.
Police are looking for Darnell Keith Washington, an inmate who escaped Tuesday from the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in San Bernardino County.
James Crummel, 68, was convicted in 2004 of kidnapping, molesting and killing a Costa Mesa boy who disappeared on his way to school in 1979.
The ruling — which some are calling unusual — could leave Sheriff Lee Baca or any other top-ranking official subject to civil lawsuits.
Larry Darnell Howard is back behind bars after being released from county jail facilities earlier this week.
Prison officials say a state convict has been released by mistake in L.A.
A California death row inmate has pleaded guilty to the 1989 strangulation of a 15-year-old Long Beach teenager.
The captain who was in charge of the L.A. County sheriff’s station in Avalon is under investigation amid allegations that he had an inappropriately cozy relationship with a professional-golfer-tuned-jewel thief who was incarcerated on Santa Catalina Island, it was reported Thursday.
Car break-ins have jumped to as high as three times the normal rate in cities like Tarzana, Encino and Van Nuys — and police say they may know why.
The father and two girlfriends of a convicted killer from Pico Rivera were faced prison time on Monday for cashing thousands of dollars unemployment checks in his name.
A five-year veteran with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department has been arrested for allegedly engaging in sexual activities with an inmate.
Mayor John Solis says a federal mandate to cut the inmate population in California prisons is to blame for a sharp jump in crimes in La Puente.