Men’s Central Jail
The 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.
Numerous small fires were reported at the Men’s Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.
Apart from the general population, inmates say the gay wing of Men’s Central Jail is a community of acceptance and support.
A 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.
County 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.
After serving two years of a four-year sentence, Conrad Murray is tentatively scheduled to be released from jail Monday.
A 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, 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.
Singer Bobby Brown was released from jail Wednesday after serving only eight hours of a 55-day sentence for a driving under the influence conviction.
A woman is devastated by the death of her boyfriend while he was in custody at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will present a $1 billion plan this week to replace the antiquated the Men’s Central Jail.
The death of an inmate at the Men’s Central Jail in downtown was under investigation Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has to face some tough questions concerning the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.
The Men’s Central Jail, which has been long plagued by allegations of violence and abuse against inmates, could be closed by next year by releasing thousands of low-risk offenders into community supervision programs and upgrading existing facilities elsewhere.
As the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department faces allegations of brutality in its jails, Sheriff Lee Baca is reportedly thinking about shutting down part of the old men’s facility.