Authorities said a La Habra criminal street gang member was convicted Friday in the 2006 fatal shooting of a Cal State Fullerton student outside of a Halloween party.
A contract psychologist is recovering from injuries she suffered in an attack by an inmate at the state prison in Los Angeles County.
A study that tracked California parolees has found no spike in arrests since responsibility for many ex-convicts shifted to local authorities under the state’s prison realignment law.
A former high school track and girls basketball coach was sentenced Monday to 28 years in state prison for molesting a teenage girl over a five-year span.
A former Long Beach fire captain convicted of drunk driving has been sentenced to four years in state prison for violating his probation terms by making alcohol in jail.
A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for the hit-and-run death of an elderly Montebello woman three years ago.
Jurors have convicted a former Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant of sexually assaulting a woman and inappropriately searching two others.
A controversial plan to transfer tens of thousands of inmates from state prisons to county jails starts this weekend.
A 30-year-old Southern California woman has been sentenced to six years in state prison for the drunken driving death of a bicyclist four years ago.
California parole officials rejected a plea on Tuesday from a quadriplegic convict who had hoped to become the first state prison inmate released under a new law aimed at cutting the number of inmates and the cost of care in the nation’s largest state prison system.
States spend $52 billion a year to put people who break the law behind bars. But what happens to many ex-convicts after they get out of prison?