Child Sex Abuser Being Held At California Prison Gets Early Release Due To CoronavirusA judge Tuesday said he'd grant early release to a federal inmate who is eight months away from completing his 10-year sentence for sexually abusing five girls because of the man's unusual vulnerability to contracting the coronavirus.
Resolution Seeks Wage Increase For California InmatesCalifornia inmates could soon earn more money for their work.
Firm Sues California Over Ban On Private PrisonsA private prison firm that just won multibillion-dollar contracts to run federal immigration detention centers in California sued the state on Monday, claiming that a new ban on for-profit lockups in California is unconstitutional.
Documents Reveal Sexual Abuse At California Women’s PrisonsWhile the number of dismissals for sexual misconduct are extremely rare among the roughly 26,000 correctional officers who work at California prisons, inmate advocates say sexual abuse by staff is more rampant than the records show because few officers get reported or investigated.
California Halts Prison Gang Peacemaking EffortCalifornia prison officials have halted an experiment aimed at forcing warring prison gangs to get along.
California Youth Prisons Chief Departs, Cites Health ReasonsThe director of California's juvenile prison system is leaving just as the state shifts to a greater focus on rehabilitation.
New California Law Frees Man Facing Life In Prison Term For BurglaryA man facing the rest of his life in prison for a "three strikes" conviction has been released under a new California law allowing a second look at such sentences.
Experimental California Diversion Program Lets Victims Confront OffendersCalifornia officials are experimenting with a new diversion program for criminals that includes having victims directly confront their offenders.
Austrian Prison Escapee Returns, Fed Up Of Life In The SunA man who says he fled an Austrian prison over a decade ago has turned himself in to police in Salzburg, telling them he was fed up with living in Spain's Canary Islands.
Lawyer: California Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison In IranA U.S. Navy veteran from California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran, his lawyer said Saturday, becoming the first American known to be imprisoned there since President Donald Trump took office.
Mule Creek State Prison Inmate Captured In MercedZechariah Lee walked away from Mule Creek State Prison on February 7.
CDCR Officials Looking For Offender Who Walked Away From Custody Program On Day PassOfficials say she was last known to be headed south on Highway 99 at Fruitridge Road Tuesday night.
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.