San Mateo County has approved spending $3 million to transfer inmates across The Bay to relieve jail overcrowding to Alameda County, where there’s more room.
A manager at a Belmont Baskin-Robbins pleaded no contest Wednesday to selling marijuana through the ice cream shop and received a sentence of 90 days in jail and five years’ probation
A man who died just a few units shy graduating from San Francisco State University will be awarded his degree posthumously at a ceremony at the school Thursday afternoon, according to his family and university officials.
The Napa County Department of Corrections is the latest California county to decide against detaining inmates past their release date for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a court finds a probable cause to detain them.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is now responding to an American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) lawsuit challenging its policy of mandatory pregnancy tests for all female detainees under the age of 60.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California filed a lawsuit Monday against the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office over a policy requiring all women booked into Alameda County jails who are younger than 60 to submit to a pregnancy test.
San Francisco has stopped honoring detention requests for suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining most other Bay Area counties in suspending the controversial practice, Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced Thursday.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office will no longer honor requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to hold suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining a growing wave of backlash against the controversial policy.
A Hayward man arrested with hundreds of sexually explicit photos of children on his cellphone will spend more than 17 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
SF Man Not Charged After Shooting, Killing Apartment Neighbor Who Mistakenly Tried To Enter Wrong Unit
A man arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing another man in a South of Market apartment building early Saturday morning was released from jail without charges Tuesday evening, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.