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Guard Says He Did Not Touch Inmate Found Dead At Santa Clara County JailOne of three jail guards arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of an inmate is proclaiming his innocence and says he never touched Michael Tyree.
Marchers In San Jose Protest Death Of Inmate In Santa Clara County JailAbout 100 people marched Friday afternoon in San Jose to protest the death of a Santa Clara County jail inmate, which allegedly occurred at the hands of three correctional deputies.
Medical Examiner: Santa Clara Co. Jail Inmate Died Of Blunt Force InjuriesThree South Bay jail guards have been arrested after an inmate under their watch was found dead of multiple blunt trauma, authorities said Thursday.
CHP Finds Suspected DUI Driver Asleep In Fast Lane On Highway 101 In San RafaelA New Mexico man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he was found sleeping in his car that straddled the two left lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Inmate Dies At Martinez County JailAn inmate at the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez died Friday morning after suffering an apparent medical problem, a sheriff’s spokesman said.
Man Dies In Santa Cruz County JailA man died at the Santa Cruz County Jail on Saturday morning after being arrested by the California Highway Patrol, according to the sheriff’s office.
Prison Realignment Program Could Cost California Inmate Fire CrewsCalifornia’s budget-saving prison realignment program could end up costing the state a third of its firefighting crews if a deal can’t be reached to keep inmates on the fire lines.
Bay Area Rehab Programs Brace For State's Plan To Free Low-Risk InmatesBay Area drug and rehab agencies may see an increase in clientele if the proposal to release low-risk offenders from state prisons to local jails goes through.
CoCo County Leaders Skeptical About Gov.'s Plan To Move PrisonersContra Costa County leaders are concerned about Gov. Brown's plan to move state prisoners deemed a low level risk to county jails.
Santa Cruz Inmate Escapee Terrorized Pre-School ClassA tranquil day at a Santa Cruz preschool was shattered when an escaped inmate burst through a door and pointed a gun at the head of a teacher caring for several infants, the preschool's owner said Tuesday.
Inmate Pleads Not Guilty In Martinez Jail Nurse KillingAn inmate accused of killing a nurse at the county jail in Martinez late last month pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Monday, according to court records.