Report: California Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor, May Violate Human Rights LawCalifornia's system of pretrial detention and arbitrarily-decided bail unfairly punishes poor people, and may be violating human rights law.
Santa Clara County Deputies Arrested For Alleged MisconductTwo Santa Clara County correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of misconduct, including assaulting an inmate.
Pressure To Reform California's Bail System Ramps UpCalifornia’s bail system has been accused of discriminating against the poor, but now reform may be on the horizon.
Alonzo Knowles Sentenced For Hacking Celebrity EmailsKnowles bragged that he hacked celebrities' email accounts to write a book that will "shake up Hollywood"
Two Inmates Who Escaped Santa Clara County Jail Back In CustodyTwo inmates who escaped a Santa Clara County jail last week are back in custody, deputies said.
Escaped Santa Clara County Inmate RecapturedOne of two inmates who sawed their way out of a Santa Clara County jail has been recaptured, officials said Tuesday night.
California's Bail System Challenged In Court, May Be Unfair To Poor DefendantsOur state’s current bail system is being challenged in court over concerns it’s not fair to poor people.
San Francisco Filmmaker Arrested In Glen Park Homicide Released From JailKevin Epps, a man arrested by San Francisco police on suspicion of homicide Monday, has been released due to a lack of evidence according to prosecutors.
Solitary Confinement At Forefront Of Santa Clara County Jail Hunger StrikeAn alleged South Bay gang leader known as 'the rabbit' is opening up about spending over 1,500 days in solitary confinement and a hunger strike that he hoped would cultivate change.
Over 300 Inmates On Hunger Strike Demanding Changes In Jail OperationsMore than 300 Santa Clara County inmates on their fourth day of a two-week hunger strike Thursday demanded sweeping changes to remedy numerous operational deficiencies at the Main Jail in San Jose.
Coalition Announces Plan To Reduce San Francisco's Reliance On County JailA coalition of community groups in San Francisco called for a reduction in the reliance on county jails as city officials consider what to do about jails in the Hall of Justice that are seismically unsafe.
Bail Reform Proposed To Help Poor Defendants In Santa Clara CountyReforms to the bail system could soon open jail cells in Santa Clara County, allowing hundreds of people waiting for their day in court to walk free.