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.
Violent Inmates Being Considered For Wildfire Crews In CaliforniaCalifornia officials are considering allowing inmates with violent backgrounds to work outside prison walls fighting wildfires, and the idea is generating concerns about public safety.
Illicit Drugs ‘Rampant’ In California State PrisonsCalifornia inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate
More Than 900 New State Laws Hitting The Books In 2015New laws are hitting the books in California on January 1, 2015. They involve everything from drivers' licenses to plastic bags. More than 900 new state laws headed your way.
Inmates' Crocheted Creations Given To Needy KidsInmates are making a difference and helping Santa even though they're behind bars. A new program is letting inmates make gifts for kids in need. Santa has elves everywhere, even behind bars.