Kids Visit Moms Behind Bars For Mother's Day At California PrisonTwo days before Mother’s Day, 1,100 children across the state of California had the chance to take a trip to see their moms. But it wasn’t your typical vacation. This was a journey behind bars to visit their mothers while they serve time in prison.
Chowchilla Prison Is Fourth In California To Fail Health ReviewMedical records often were missing, misfiled, incomplete or illegible. Medicine often was not provided as needed. Essential supplies and basic equipment were missing from many examination rooms.
Parole Rejected For 16th Time For Last Man Behind Bars In 1976 School Bus HijackingA panel decided Thursday that Frederick Woods will stay in prison. He can apply for parole again in three years.
Last Convict In Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapping Seeks ParoleThree young men from wealthy San Francisco Bay Area families spent more than a year working on their perfect crime.
Final Decision On Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper's Parole Could Take Six MonthsAfter 19 attempts, the 63-year-old is a step closer to freedom. The ruling will be subject to an internal review before it goes to Gov. Jerry Brown’s office in a process that could take another four to six months.
1976 Chowchillla Bus Kidnapper James Schoenfeld Granted ParoleThe California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation confirmed James Schoenfeld was granted parole at a hearing on Tuesday.
Man Convicted In 1976 Chowchilla Bus Kidnap ReleasedOne of three men who kidnapped a busload of California school children has been released from prison after more than 35 years behind bars.
Phillip Garrido Moved From El Dorado Co. Jail To State PrisonThe man accused of kidnapping, raping and holding Jaycee Lee Dugard captive for 18 years has been moved from the El Dorado County Jail to his new home in state prison.
Judge, Lawyers Urge Parole In Chowchilla School Bus KidnapThe three men who kidnapped and buried a busload of California schoolchildren in a 1976 ransom attempt are up for parole again -- and this time, they have the support of the judge, prosecutors and investigators who handled their notorious case.