Prop. 47 Resulting In More Crimes Going Unpunished, Some ChargeNew findings are raising additional concerns over Proposition 47, a law designed to cut prison sentences for many nonviolent offenses.
Police In South Pasadena Say Gold Line May Be 'Conduit For Criminals,' But Metro DisagreesCrime on the move? Some residents are on edge as public transportation expands in the Southland.
LA County Sheriff: Prop. 47 A 'Significant' Reason For Increase In CrimeLos Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell says a recent change in law that makes certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies is a "significant" reason for an increase in county crime.
Lancaster Passes Ordinance That Will Impose Fines For Certain Crimes In Wake Of Prop. 47The city of Lancaster has passed an ordinance that will impose fines for certain offenses in an effort to curb crime amid Proposition 47.
County Jail Populations Dip After Voter-Approved MeasureInmate populations are falling in once-overcrowded California county jails since voters decided in November that certain drug and property crimes should be treated as misdemeanors instead of felonies.
Lancaster Considers Imposing Fines For Certain Crimes In Wake Of Prop. 47The city of Lancaster is considering an ordinance that would impose administrative fines for certain offenses in an effort to curb crime amid Proposition 47.
Prisoners Freed Quickly After Voters OK Prop 47A ballot measure passed by voters this week is already freeing California suspects from jail as their felony charges are reduced to misdemeanors, and people previously convicted of the charges receive reduced sentences as they appear in court.
Midterm Elections: Breakdown Of California PropositionsCalifornia voters took to the polls Tuesday, deciding on a handful of state and county measures.
Prop. 47 Would Redefine Some Crimes, Shorten SentencesAmong the measures California voters will decide on Nov. 4 is Proposition 47, which would redefine some criminal penalties and could shorten sentences.