LA Supervisors Vote To Move Ahead With Construction Of New Downtown Jail FacilityThe Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with construction of a jail treatment facility in downtown Los Angeles.
Federal Oversight, Sweeping Reforms Coming To LA County Jails Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.
Lancaster Man Sentenced For Murdering Mother, Attempting To Place Her In The OvenShelton Eugene Bradley, 49, pleaded no contest to one count of second-degree murder.
LA County Deputies Convicted In Beating Of Handcuffed Jail VisitorThree Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were convicted Wednesday of assaulting a handcuffed visitor at a county jail and fabricating stories to cover it up.
Ex-LAPD Officer Charged With Murder Booked Into Pomona JailAuthorities say a former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man while off-duty has been booked at the Pomona city jail.
Inmate Stabbed, 3 More Hurt In Reported Fight At Men's Central JailFire officials say as many as 10 inmates may have been hurt in a reported fight at the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.
Audit Says Jail Releases Jumped 37 Percent After RealignmentA new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.
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.
Lawyer Sentenced To 9 Months For Attempting To Extort $350K From Client's Former EmployerJames Toledano, 70, Newport Beach, was found guilty by a jury Nov. 26, 2014, of one felony count of conspiracy to commit a crime and one felony count of attempted extortion by threat.
Former CHP Officer Gets Probation For Sharing Suspects' Nude PhotosA former California Highway Patrol officer has been sentenced to three years' probation for sharing explicit photos from the cellphones of two women while they were under arrest.
Inmate Dies While Being Held At San Luis Obispo County JailDavid Osborn was jailed for the second time in as many days on suspicion of being drunk in public.
Man 'Extremely Critical' After Inmate Altercation At O.C. JailAuthorities say a man was in critical condition Tuesday night following an altercation with a fellow inmate at an Orange County jail.