Auto thefts and other property crimes were on the rise following a statewide initiative to release more California inmates early, according to a new study.
Violence among inmates at jails in Los Angeles County and across California has soared since the start of a statewide prison alignment plan, according to a new report.
CBS’ San Diego affiliate KFMB is reporting that Sirhan Sirhan, Robert Kennedy’s killer, was moved Friday from Corcoran State Prison to a prison in San Diego.
The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.
An Orange County woman, who recruited a man to kill her husband in a machete attack that left him maimed, has been sentenced to 10 years and four months in prison.
Nearly two dozen California prison inmates were set to be transferred Wednesday from a state detention center to a civilian firefighting camp.
Gov. Jerry Brown said Thursday that problems remain in California’s prison system, even as he argues that conditions have improved so much that the state should take over control from the federal courts.
Pastor Edward Romero was in the country protesting the imprisonment of four Christians and their attorney.
A retired Southern California pastor with a history of overseas activism was detained in Iran after staging a protest outside a prison, demanding the release of Iranian Christians held inside.
Federal judges on Monday gave California an additional month to reduce its prison population, as negotiations continue over a longer-term delay.
The frontman of the Los Angeles rock band Lights Over Paris was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after bilking more than $11 million from banks and using it to fuel his fantasy of being a rock star, prosecutors said.
A state report found that California prison employees are not being as thoroughly investigated over allegations of wrongdoing since a federal judge stopped supervising prison discipline in 2011.
Democratic lawmakers on key policy committees say they want to limit California’s practice of keeping hundreds of inmates in solitary confinement for years.
Jose Manuel Ortiz, 35, and Ryan Irwin Tischer, 37, were released from Orange County Jail Wednesday night, befriended one another and allegedly went on a crime spree.
A Cerritos man behind an anti-Muslim film that officials blamed for violence in parts of the Middle East is due to be released from federal custody this week.