Sex Offenders

Supreme Court Rules Sex Offender Has Right To Challenge Lifetime GPS Monitoring
Experts: Reducing Prison Populations Best Way To Keep Sex Offenders Safe Behind BarsCalifornia's extraordinary rate of prison homicides is rekindling a debate over whether the state needs to further reduce its prison population to ensure inmates' safety.
Police: Suspect Confessed To Killing Five WomenSteven Dean Gordon told authorities he and an accomplice raped and murdered five women while the registered sex offenders wore electronic tracking anklets.
Federal Court Blocks California Prop. 35 Sex-Offender Reporting RequirementsRegistered sex offenders in California don't have to disclose their email addresses, Internet service providers, screen names and other electronic information to authorities as required by a voter-approved law, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
CBS13 Uncovers Sex Offenders Who Have Slipped Their Monitoring DevicesA parole agent supervisor told CBS13 that police are usually able to track down offenders who disarm their monitoring devices within 24 hours. But we found several in the area who have avoided police for much longer.
El Dorado County Votes To Repeal Sex Offender Law After Lawsuit FiledThe 2012 law limited sex offender access to parks and schools, but it’s in process of being repealed after a unanimous vote on Tuesday.
Bill Boosts Penalty For Sex Offenders Who Cut GPS TrackerSex-offender parolees who remove or disable their satellite-linked tracking devices would face an increased penalty under legislation sent to Gov. Jerry Brown.
More California Sex Offenders Go Missing Under Prison RealignmentThe number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the state corrections department.
School's New Midtown Location Near Sex Offenders Concerns ParentsAs three Sacramento elementary schools get ready to combine and move into to a new neighborhood, concerns arise over the more than two dozen registered sex offenders living nearby.
Sex Offenders Face Halloween CurfewAbout 2,000 paroled California sex offenders have no permanent home partly because of a state law that bans them from living near schools or parks. This Halloween, however, many will spend the night together under supervision from authorities who want to make sure they have no contact with children out trick-or-treating.
Audit: Sex Offender Addresses Tied To Foster HomesMore than 1,000 addresses for foster homes run by the state Department of Social Services and California's county agencies match addresses found in the state's sex offender registries, according to a state auditor's report released Thursday.
Yolo County Sex Offender Sweep Leads To 13 ArrestsA two day police sweep targeting sex offenders in Yolo County leads to 13 arrests.