The Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons.
A former California assemblyman and probation official who concocted an identity theft scheme to avoid paying his debts was sentenced Monday to a day in jail and a year of home confinement.
Residents in the city of Los Angeles held a rally Tuesday against a controversial plan to expand jail services in Los Angeles County.
Prosecutors say a Florida man convicted of selling and possessing paintings stolen from a Los Angeles art gallery and tax evasion has been sentenced to 7½ years in federal prison.
A 31-year-old Corona high school teacher accused of having sexual contact with several underage male students on campus was out of jail Friday.
A 47-year-old woman was sentenced to eight days in jail for stealing a former “American Idol” contestant’s iPhone during an event at an Orange County elementary school last week.
California is a national leader in reducing the number of juvenile offenders incarcerated in state and county lockups, according to a study advocacy groups released Tuesday.
911 Caller Proclaims Innocence Despite Pleading Guilty To False Report That Led To Teen’s Death By Police
The 911 caller who falsely reported he was robbed at gunpoint in Pasadena, which led to the fatal shooting of a college student by police, is proclaiming his innocence despite entering a guilty plea in court.
A man who made a 911 call that ended with Pasadena police fatally shooting a college student pleaded guilty Monday to making a false report.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was set to take part in a hearing Friday to improve access to mental health care for parolees and other at risk groups.
A proposal to tear down part of Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles to build a treatment center for mentally ill inmates has gained the approval of county officials.
A woman remained behind bars Sunday for allegedly punching an officer who was attempting to take her into custody.
A former janitor who secretly taped girls in an elementary school bathroom has been sentenced to nine months in the Orange County jail.
Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating a murder suspect who was accidentally released from jail last month.
A murder suspect was accidentally released from jail last month due to a clerical mix-up, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.