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Man ‘Extremely Critical’ After Inmate Altercation At O.C. Jail

Authorities say a man was in critical condition Tuesday night following an altercation with a fellow inmate at an Orange County jail.

12/16/2014

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Inmates Who Work State Prisons Could Get Out Early

The settlement was filed Friday in federal court, where judges would need to approve it before any changes take effect.

12/13/2014

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Jail Release Could Depend On Prediction Of Risk

With more than 60 percent of jail inmates nationwide awaiting trial and many unable to afford bail, reforms are underway that rely less on the crime charged and a judge’s hunch and more on data to predict who can safely be released to later return to court and which dangerous defendants should remain locked up.

12/06/2014

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LAPD: ‘Eligible Protesters Released From Jail By Dinner Time In Light Of Thanksgiving’

Protestors who remained in jail Thursday for participation in demonstrations across Los Angeles will be released early, in light of the holiday.

CBS Los Angeles–11/27/2014

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Prisoners Freed Quickly After Voters OK Prop 47

A ballot measure passed by voters this week is already freeing California suspects from jail as their felony charges are reduced to misdemeanors, and people previously convicted of the charges receive reduced sentences as they appear in court.

11/07/2014

Music producer Suge Knight attends the Belvedere Ultra Lounge Day 4 At Club OPM  on February 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: Chad Buchanan/Getty Images for Moet USA)

Suge Knight Hospitalized After Fall In Vegas Jail

Rap music figure Marion “Suge” Knight will post bail and return to California to face a robbery charge following treatment at a Las Vegas hospital for a blood clot in his chest discovered after he fell in jail, his attorneys said Monday.

11/03/2014

Former City Councilman Richard Alarcon (R) and Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon entered not guilty pleas in October 2012 on perjury and voter fraud charges. (CBS)

Ex-City Councilman Sentenced To 4 Months In Jail For Voter Fraud, Perjury

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon will serve 120 days in jail as part of his sentencing Tuesday for his convictions on fraudulent voting and perjury charges.

10/14/2014

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$435K Federal Grant Aimed At Keeping First-Time Offenders Out Of Jail

City prosecutors are getting some help from the federal government in keeping first-time, low level offenders out of jail.

09/23/2014

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Deputy L.A. City Attorney Arrested On Suspicion Of Possessing, Distributing Child Porn

Authorities say a deputy Los Angeles city attorney has been arrested on suspicion of possessing and distributing child pornography.

09/05/2014

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UTLA Urges ‘Teacher Jail’ For LAUSD Chief Amid iPad, MISIS Probes

Teachers say LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy to follow his own policy as officials conduct investigations into two of the district’s controversial technology programs.

09/03/2014

Former Bell council member George Mirabal, looks over some documents on the opening day of closing arguments session on February 13, 2013 in Los Angeles.  (Photo credit: IRFAN KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Bell City Councilman Sentenced To Probation, 1 Year In Jail

A judge Friday placed former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal on five years probation and ordered him to serve about one year in jail for bilking taxpayers through an inflated salary.

07/11/2014

Mexican authorities arrested Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi after authorities say he traveled across the border with three guns. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail)

OC Lawmaker ‘Extremely Disappointed’ Marine Reservist Ordered To Remain Jailed

An Orange County Congressman said Thursday he is “disappointed” but “hopeful” that a U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico could return home soon despite a court ruling.

07/10/2014

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Governor Signs Bill To Help Ease Jail Crowding

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will let counties continue sharing available jail cells as they try to avoid overcrowding or releasing inmates early.

06/23/2014

Mexican authorities arrested Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi after authorities say he traveled across the border with three guns. (Photo courtesy Facebook/Free USMC Sgt Tahmooressi from Mexican Jail)

Brea Lawmaker Joins Effort To Free Marine Reservist From Mexican Jail

Supporters of USMC Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi are calling up Rep. Ed Royce to bring the Afghanistan war veteran home.

06/06/2014

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SoCal Counties Halt Immigration Detainers After Court Ruling

Officials in Los Angeles County and over a dozen other counties in Southern California are no longer honoring requests from federal immigration agents, according to a report.

06/02/2014

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