Hundreds of jail inmates will soon be back on the streets across the Southland — except in Los Angeles County.
A man who admitted that he dumped an Orange County college student’s body into the ocean was freed from prison Wednesday after serving half of his sentence.
As many as half of the 9,000 released inmates will be women with two years or less remaining on their sentence who are parents and non-violent offenders.
A California lawmaker says that if convicted rapist Phillip Garrido had served a longer prison term, Jaycee Lee Dugard would not have lost her childhood years to captivity.
Lindsay Lohan has been released from house arrest after serving 35 days for a probation violation.
Protesters demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles after a white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was released from jail early Monday after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.
The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.
The author of some of California’s most significant crime laws has called the U.S. Supreme Court order to release thousands of prison inmates “outrageous”.
San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow, who was brutally attacked at Dodger Stadium after this year’s opening day game on March 31, is heading home.
Prosecutors have decided not to retry a wrongly convicted man who was freed three weeks ago after spending more than 20 years in prison.
Ousted Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo has been released from jail after a judge cleared him to post $2 million bail.
Bell Mayor Oscar Hernandez has been released from jail after spending nearly a week behind bars following his arrest on corruption charges.