Federal Oversight, Sweeping Reforms Coming To LA County Jails Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.
Suicide Spike Focuses Oversight Of California Women's PrisonFour women killed themselves at California Institution for Women in San Bernardino County in the last 18 months.
More Schools Take Action To Stem Anti-Gay BullyingAfter anti-gay bullying led to a spate of teen suicides last year, school districts across the country are stepping up efforts to prevent such incidents, while more students are coming forward to report bullies.