3rd Inmate Killed In Central California Prison In 3-Month PeriodOfficials at a Central California state prison are investigating the third suspected inmate homicide there in three months.
San Francisco Supervisors Turn Down $80M Grant For New JailThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to turn down an $80 million grant from the State Public Works Board to help fund the construction of a $240 million proposed jail.
Animal Cruelty Conviction Lands Santa Rosa Man A 4 Month Jail SentenceA Santa Rosa man who abandoned an injured dog in a garbage pile last year was sentenced Monday morning to four months in the Sonoma County Jail for felony animal cruelty.
SF District Attorney Speaks Out Against Plan For New JailSan Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Tuesday spoke out against plans to build a new jail, saying the city should instead renovate existing jails and work to further reduce the number of inmates.
Female Inmate Dies In Sacramento JailOfficials say a female inmate found unconscious at the Sacramento County Main Jail later died at a hospital.
Inmate Found Dead At Elmwood Correctional Facility In MilpitasA 51-year-old man died while in custody at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas Friday morning, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s spokesman said.
Contra Costa Sheriff's Office Investigating Inmate Found Dead In Martinez JailThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating an in-custody death that occurred Friday afternoon in Martinez.
Seaside Man Sentenced To 80 Days In Jail For Third DUI ConvictionA Seaside man who was found guilty of driving while under the influence for the third time was sentenced last week.
Man Trying To Turn Himself In After Allegedly Killing Ex-Girlfriend Turned Away From South Bay JailA man who went to the Santa Clara County jail to turn himself in for killing a former girlfriend was turned away by a deputy, authorities said.
Pregnancy Tests No Longer Required For Women At Alameda County Jails After LawsuitWomen who are booked into Alameda County jails will no longer automatically be required to take pregnancy tests, as a result of a civil-rights-lawsuit settlement announced Wednesday.
Pregnancy Tests No Longer Mandatory For Women At Alameda County JailThe ACLU of Northern California has settled its lawsuit against the Alameda County Sheriff's Office challenging the pregnancy test requirement.
Inmate Dies In Custody At Santa Clara County JailAn inmate at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose died in custody Monday morning, according to a sheriff’s sergeant.