O.J. Simpson has been granted parole on some charges stemming from his 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery convictions involving the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers at a Las Vegas hotel room.
A San Clemente man was sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison on Monday for conspiring to sell pot out of nine illegal marijuana stores in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
The number of California inmates participating in a hunger strike has dropped sharply, four days into the protest over prison conditions.
A 30-year-old Moreno Valley woman was sentenced to 17 years in prison Wednesday for a DUI-related crash in South Los Angeles that killed three sisters.
California prison officials say they won’t appeal to the state Supreme Court a ruling invalidating the state’s three-drug cocktail means of execution.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office took legal action Tuesday to prevent a serial rapist from being released from prison.
A panel of federal judges Wednesday refused to delay its order that California release nearly 10,000 additional prison inmates by the end of the year.
California corrections officials said Tuesday they will comply with a federal court order to move thousands of inmates out of two Central Valley prisons where an airborne fungus has led to widespread illnesses.
A 56-year-old man, accused of grabbing a 10-year-old boy and sniffing his armpit, was sentenced to 32 months in prison Thursday after pleading guilty.
A federal judge on Monday ordered the state to move several thousand inmates out of two California prisons because they are at a high risk of contracting a potentially deadly airborne fungus.
Former All-Star outfielder Lenny Dykstra has been released from a California prison after serving time for bankruptcy fraud.
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.
A career criminal has been sentenced to 105 years to life in prison after boasting to authorities that he had a master’s degree in burglary.
A former Maywood Police Department officer was sentenced Tuesday to 19 years in prison for sexually assaulting five women while on the job.
One inmate died and two others were seriously injured in a fight Monday that involved about 40 inmates at a state prison in the San Joaquin Valley, corrections officials said.