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.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined city officials in speaking out against California’s plan to move state prisoners to local jails to relieve overcrowding.
The mayor said without additional funding from the state, the impending release is “a recipe for making the problem much worse”.
As many as half of the 9,000 released inmates will be women with two years or less remaining on their sentence who are parents and non-violent offenders.
The FBI is reviewing an incident in which deputies are alleged to have knocked an inmate unconscious, Tasered and beat him for up to two minutes.
The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.