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.
2 Unarmed Guards Wounded In Fresno Jail Shooting; Suspect In CustodyTwo unarmed guards are hospitalized after being shot in the lobby of a Fresno county jail Saturday morning.
Former Santa Clara County Deputy Arrested For Allegedly Beating InmateA former Santa Clara County corrections deputy was arrested Monday, almost three years after he was accused of kicking an inmate in the head and face while on duty.
Justice Department To Phase Out Use Of Private PrisonsThe Justice Department says it’s phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government.
Women Inmates: White Privilege Helped In Lawsuit Over Shocking Conditions At Santa Rita JailFilthy cells, toilets and walls covered in blood and feces, and sexual harassment by sheriffs’ deputies - those are just some of the things women say they've endured at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
Citibank Sabotage Gets Former Employee Almost 2 Years In PrisonAn employee who sabotaged Citibank’s computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
Jail Cameras Prove Inmate Made False Allegation Against Santa Clara County Correctional OfficerNewly installed cameras in the Santa Clara County Jail are already paying off for the county.
Santa Cruz Jail Inmate Escapes While Working In KitchenA 20-year-old man escaped from a Santa Cruz jail Friday morning when he walked away from the kitchen area.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.