Auburn Woman Helping Facilitate Teaching Of Braille To Incarcerated CaliforniansAn Auburn woman is helping inmates learn braille so they can get help others, and get on the right track.
178 Inmates Being Released From Sacramento County Jails Over COVID ThreatCoronavirus concerns at Sacramento County jails will lead to more inmates going free.
California Facing Inmate Firefighter Shortage After Early Releases Over CoronavirusCalifornia first responders are wrestling massive wildfires plaguing the state but an integral part of their team is missing in action because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Inmate Killed At California Health Care Facility in StocktonA prison inmate at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton was been killed and another inmate is being investigated as his possible killer.
Arizona Prison Built To House California Inmates Will Be Filled With ICE DetaineesThe departure of California prison inmates from an Arizona correctional center is expected to leave more room for Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.
Inside An Execution: Watching Notorious Crips Leader Stanley 'Tookie' Williams DieOne of the last men to be executed in California was the notorious leader of the Crips gang, Stanley "Tookie" Williams in 2005.
Judge Rebuked For Offering Inmates Jail Time-For-Vasectomy DealThe Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct has publicly reprimanded a judge who had offered reduced jail time to inmates who agreed to get long-term birth control procedures.
California Lawmakers Look To Free Older And Younger InmatesTo ease overcrowding in state prisons, California lawmakers want to release more of the state's older prisoners and more of the inmates who were young when they committed their crimes.
2 Inmates Charged With Killing 4 In SC PrisonTwo convicts each serving a life sentence for killing a mother and her child have been charged with murder in the strangulation deaths of four inmates inside a South Carolina prison.
California Could Free 9,500 Inmates In 4 YearsCorrections officials announced new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California's prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years.
Inmates Share Powerful Message With Military MembersMilitary men and women and prison inmates are coming together for a first-of-its-kind program in California, if not the country.
California Deputies Charged With Setting Up Fights Between Jail InmatesTwo Northern California sheriff's deputies and a former colleague were charged Tuesday with involvement in setting up jail inmates fights to gamble on them.
Governor Brown To Propose Ballot Measure Limiting Length Of Criminal SentencesGov. Jerry Brown is announcing a ballot initiative Wednesday that would change how long felons serve in prison and how many juveniles are tried as adults, according to people familiar with his plans.
Expert: Escaped California Inmates Likely Had Help, Benefited From Complacent Jail StaffThree California inmates who sawed through a metal grate, crawled through plumbing tunnels and shimmied to freedom down a rope made from bed linens likely had help to pull off the daring plan and also benefited from the complacency of jail staff, security experts said Monday.
California Now Says Violent Inmates Have Long Fought FiresIn a sharp reversal of previous claims, California corrections officials said Wednesday that nearly 40 percent of the state's inmate firefighting crew have previous convictions for violent offenses, after the department claimed for years that only nonviolent inmates were admitted to the program.