Highland Deputies Hunt For Inmate Who Escaped From Fire Crew DutyA Sheriff's aviation unit and search dogs have also responded to the area and are assisting in the search.
Safety Concerns Linger Over Plan To Allow Violent Inmates To Join State Firefighting EffortsCalifornia officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to work outside prison walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.
Inmate Found Week After Authorities Say He Escaped LA County Fire CampAuthorities have captured a prison inmate a week after they say he walked away from a fire camp in Los Angeles County.
Search Underway For Inmate Who Walked Away From Sylmar Fire CampAuthorities were searching Wednesday for a 24-year-old state prisoner who is believed to have walked away from an inmate fire camp in Sylmar.
Deputies Prevent Inmate Jump At LA's Twin Towers JailThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department credits several deputies with preventing an inmate from jumping from a walkway along an upper tier of cells at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.
Inmate To Plead Guilty In Federal Prison Guard's KillingAn inmate at a federal prison in central California has agreed to plead guilty to murder in the 2008 killing of a correctional officer to avoid a possible death sentence.
Judge OKs Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Against LA Jail DeputiesA federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.
After Most-Recent Stint Behind Bars, Ex-Con Creates Jail-Inspired Clothing LineAfter his most recent stint behind bars, a local man created a clothing line with a common theme: jail.
LA County Launches Effort To Reduce Number Of Inmates Returning To PrisonLaw enforcement officials said Wednesday they're focused on reducing the number of inmates in Los Angeles County who return to prison.
Inmate Back In Custody After Escaping Patrol Car In Downtown LAThe inmate was reportedly banging his head on the patrol car window and managed to jump out of the vehicle near the junction of the 110 and 10 freeways around 9 p.m. as deputies attempted to subdue him.
Inmate Dies While Being Held At San Luis Obispo County JailDavid Osborn was jailed for the second time in as many days on suspicion of being drunk in public.
Carjacking Suspect Nabbed While Trying To Escape Police Custody During Transfer Authorities say a male carjacking suspect was apprehended while attempting to flee during a prisoner transfer Friday evening.
Man Dies After Inmate Altercation At O.C. JailA man has died a day after authorities say he was involved in an altercation with a fellow inmate at an Orange County jail.
California Ordered To Speed Up Inmate ReleasesThe three-judge panel on Friday gave the state a Jan. 1 deadline to start considering parole for nonviolent second-strike inmates.
Group Sues Top Calif. Prison Official To Release Info On Solitary Confinement Solitary confinement opponents have filed a lawsuit hoping to get state officials to release thousands of documents about the use of "isolated segregation" in California prisons.