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Calif. Prison Problems Now Trickling Down To County Level

California has spent billions of dollars and endured years of federal lawsuits to improve conditions in its state prisons, but the problems it has been trying to correct are now trickling down to local governments as county jails deal with thousands of additional inmates.


Jerry Nelson, the voice of  The Count on "Sesame Street". (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Entertainment)

Voice Of Count On ‘Sesame Street’ Dies At Age 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind a delightful menagerie of characters including Count von Count on “Sesame Street” and Gobo Fraggle on “Fraggle Rock,” has died. He was 78.


Bill Would Boost County Funds For State Prisonsers

State lawmakers have revised a bill to give counties more funding as they prepare to house up to 40,000 inmates who will be transferred from state prisons.