The FBI has agreed to investigate allegations of forced inmate fighting in San Francisco’s jail at the request of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Following separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.
The increasing number of state prisoners being transferred to local jails has put a strain on counties throughout California, including Santa Clara, which has decided to move ahead with a plan to build a brand new jail.
The internet sensation known as the “hot felon,” “hot convict” or just “hot mugshot guy” will be on ice for the next two years.
The former NFL lineman/Hall of Famer was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute and allegedly assaulting two women…
California prison officials say the marriage license of Charles Manson and a 26-year-old devotee is set to expire without a wedding taking place.
Homicide charges were dropped Tuesday by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office against a teenage boy who had been accused of fatally stabbing a 14-year-old boy in the city’s Mission District last September.
A Washington Post journalist from Marin County detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.
A minimum-security jail inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Rosa earlier this week has been located and arrested, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.
Occupy Oakland protesters have reached a settlement with the Northern California city and Alameda County to resolve a federal lawsuit alleging that scores of arrests during a violent protest three years ago violated their civil rights.