California Revisits Three-Strike Life Sentences For Thousands Of Nonviolent CriminalsCalifornia will reconsider life sentences for up to 4,000 nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole.
Men Who Made Off With Just $100 In Botched Robbery Sentenced To Over 12 Years In PrisonTwo Northern California men who made off with only about $100 in a botched robbery at Reno convenience store have been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.
$2 Million Awarded To Innocent Californian Imprisoned 40 YearsCalifornia has awarded nearly $2 million in compensation to a former inmate wrongly imprisoned for nearly 40 years.
California Prisons Could Soon Be Required To Add Vegan MealsCalifornia prisons could be the first in the nation to make a major dietary change for inmates.
1 Dead, 11 Treated For Overdoses At Mule Creek State PrisonAuthorities say an inmate has died and 11 others have been treated for suspected drug overdoses at a Northern California prison.
California Bills Seek To Ease Hiring Of Ex-ConvictsMore ex-convicts could soon be emergency services workers and in-home caregivers under legislation proposed in California.
Governor Brown Commutes Convicted Murderer's Sentence After Disputed Plea DealGov. Jerry Brown has commuted the sentence of a 57-year-old woman who's serving life in prison without parole despite a bungled plea deal that could have freed her decades ago.
California Inmate Death Investigated As Possible HomicideAuthorities are investigating the death of an inmate at a Northern California prison as a possible homicide.
Drones Dropping Drugs, Contraband Into NorCal PrisonsDrones are becoming a growing concern among jail guards in Northern California. That’s because people may try to use them to smuggle in drugs.
California Man Sentenced In DUI Crash That Killed 3A Southern California man convicted in a drunken driving crash that killed a grandmother and two teenagers has been sentenced to 45 years to life in prison.
O.J. Simpson Out Of Prison After 9 Years For Armed RobberyFormer football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after his 1995 acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend.