A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday for sexually assaulting a teen on a public bus in Modesto, only one day after he was released from state prison.
According to a report from non-profit watchdog California Common Sense, the state now spends more on prisons than universities.
The U.S. is locking up more illegal immigrants than ever and generating lucrative business for the nation’s largest prison companies.
California prison officials want to halt a $4 billion prison-construction program and bring back all inmates held out of state as part of a wide-ranging department restructuring.
California prison inmates who are held in solitary confinement are petitioning the United Nations to intervene to stop the practice.
University of California experts say the state can safely house some maximum-security inmates in lower-level prisons, a development that could save taxpayers money.
A former Sacramento legal secretary convicted of poisoning her boss in 2001, then stashing his body, has been released from prison.
Hayward police are not finished yet with Philip and Nancy Garrido. They believe the couple could be connected to another kidnapping investigation.
California prison officials say Facebook has agreed to work with law enforcement agencies nationwide to remove accounts set up by inmates, in part because prisoners are using the social networking site to stalk victims and direct criminal activity.
A former Sacramento legal secretary convicted of poisoning her boss in 2001, then stashing his body, is set to be released from prison.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday abandoned his plan to hold a special election this year to renew expiring tax hikes and instead said he will balance California’s budget with a combination of spending cuts and a projected increase in normal tax revenue.
Rural Nevada County is the perfect place to escape from the city and from the headaches of everyday life. But it’s anything but peaceful for two neighbors whose dispute over property has turned violent.
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