178 Inmates Being Released From Sacramento County Jails Over COVID ThreatCoronavirus concerns at Sacramento County jails will lead to more inmates going free.
1 In 5 Inmates In US Has Had COVID, 1,700 Have DiedOne in every five state and federal prisoners in the United States has tested positive for the coronavirus, a rate more than four times as high as the general population. In some states, more than half of prisoners have been infected.
Stanislaus County Files Opposition To Some Pending Zero Bail Inmate ReleasesThe Stanislaus County Jail is going to start releasing inmates soon under the state's order getting zero bail for all misdemeanors and some non-violent felonies.
Correctional Officer Trainee Finds Rock Of Meth In San Joaquin County Jail BathroomA correctional officer in training is being commended for making a real drug bust inside the San Joaquin County Jail.
Netflix Takes Viewers Inside Sacramento County JailThe documentary shows exactly what's like to be locked up,
Judge Orders Alameda County To Stop Needlessly Waking Up Some Jail InmatesA federal judge has ordered fewer nighttime interruptions for Alameda County jail inmates after a group of female inmates at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin sued, saying their lack of sleep amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.
Denver Inmate Who Delivered Baby In Jail Says Pleas To Be Taken To Hospital IgnoredA Denver inmate gave birth in her jail cell despite her pleas to be taken to a hospital.
Lawsuit Says Man Spent 18 Days In Prisoner Transport VanThe trip from Winchester, Virginia, to Houston took more than two weeks in a crowded van where inmates had to urinate in bottles and take turns sleeping on the van's floor, according to a federal lawsuit.
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.
President Trump Says He Should Have Left UCLA Players In Chinese JailPresident Donald Trump says he should have left three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in China in jail.
OJ Simpson Is Freed, With No Word On Where He Went NextSimpson signed release paperwork just before midnight and disappeared into the darkness minutes into the first day he was eligible for release.
Davis Man, 47, Dies In Custody At Yolo County JailA 47-year-old Davis man has died in custody at Yolo County Jail, officials say.
Hardship Brings Rise In Female Prison RatesSusan Hylton counts more than two dozen convictions on her record, most of them drug related. Her first run-ins with police began when
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.
Officials: Woman Released From Jail Immediately Steals Car Authorities say a woman released from a Southern California jail promptly carjacked a vehicle with an elderly woman inside.