A new study says California continues to see a spike in auto thefts since a change in prison policy four years ago forced many local jails to release more inmates early.
A Santa Clara County jail inmate who escaped from a San Jose hospital last month was driven by his brother to a bus station in Reno, Nevada, and made it to Mississippi before he was captured while fleeing from a residence on Tuesday, U.S. Marshals Service officials announced Wednesday.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is still trying to figure out how a burglary suspect escaped from the Santa Rita Jail on Monday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday.
The San Francisco medical examiner’s office has ruled the death last year of a jail inmate who was being restrained by sheriff’s deputies to be homicide.