Men’s Central Jail

LA County Jails Closed To Visitors After Inmate Briefly EscapesAll Los Angeles County jails are closed to visitors on Saturday and Sunday to allow for a review of security practices in visiting areas after a prisoner briefly escaped from the Men's Central Jail on Friday afternoon.
Lawsuit Alleges Deputies Fatally Beat L.A. County Jail InmateThe mother of a Los Angeles County jail inmate has filed a $25 million lawsuit alleging guards fatally beat her son and then tried to cover up the attack.
2 Sickened As Inmates Set Numerous Small Fires At Men's Central JailNumerous small fires were reported at the Men's Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.
Gay Wing Of Men's Central Jail Embraces Individuality, Inmate SaysApart from the general population, inmates say the gay wing of Men's Central Jail is a community of acceptance and support.
LA County Jail Beating Case Settled For $1MA man who said he was beaten by sheriff's deputies while visiting his brother at a Los Angeles County jail will receive more than $1 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit.
LA County Officials OK $2 Billion Jail PlanCounty supervisors have approved a nearly $2 billion plan to tear down and rebuild the Men's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles and also build a new women's facility.
Conrad Murray Set For Release From Jail MondayAfter serving two years of a four-year sentence, Conrad Murray is tentatively scheduled to be released from jail Monday.
Federal Jury Finds Sheriff Lee Baca Liable For Failing To Stop Inmate AbuseA federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men's Central Jail.
Conrad Murray Says He Cried When He Heard Verdict In Jackson Wrongful Death TrialConrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death, is speaking out one day after a jury cleared AEG Live of wrongdoing in the pop star’s demise.
Bobby Brown Serves 8 Hours Of A 55-Day DUI Sentence At Twin Towers JailSinger Bobby Brown was released from jail Wednesday after serving only eight hours of a 55-day sentence for a driving under the influence conviction.
Woman Questions Boyfriend's Death At Twin Towers Jail In Downtown LAA woman is devastated by the death of her boyfriend while he was in custody at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
Sheriff Baca To Propose New $1B Jail FacilityLos Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will present a $1 billion plan this week to replace the antiquated the Men’s Central Jail.