Contra Costa County is joining a long list of Bay Area counties to sign up one of the toughest populations for health care— jail inmates.
A 41-year-old inmate who escaped from Sonoma County Jail on Monday morning remains at large.
A man accused of torturing a puppy to death in front of his 4-year-old daughter pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in Redwood City on Friday in exchange for no more than three years in prison.
A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of committing a lewd act on a child in Livermore on Tuesday.
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.