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.
An Orange County sheriff’s official said the escape is the first at the Theo Lacy jail in 20 years and could be a troubling sign of things to come.
An inmate who escaped from a state prison in San Diego County has been taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday.
An inmate was found dead inside Lancaster State Prison Sunday, but few details were available as homicide detectives set out to investigate.
The Board of Supervisors tentatively approved an ordinance to require inmates to reimburse the county for the cost of their incarceration.
If you do the time in Riverside County, you better have the dime to pay for it.
A bit actor who appeared in the first “Austin Powers” movie and was later convicted of gang rape, is now a suspect in the murder of his cellmate at a California prison.