Investigators say two nurses at a California jail have been arrested for stealing prescription drugs intended for the medical care of inmates.
Santa Cruz County jail employees helped deliver a baby Monday when a woman who was being let out suddenly went into labor.
A man died at the Santa Cruz County Jail on Saturday morning after being arrested by the California Highway Patrol, according to the sheriff’s office.
One prisoner was shot by a guard and several more suffered stab wounds during a large-scale riot at New Folsom Prison on Wednesday.
An outage that darkened parts of San Francisco’s Hall of Justice for more than two hours Thursday afternoon occurred as a contractor was doing electrical work at the building, a Department of Public Works spokeswoman said.
Contra Costa continues to receive low-level offenders as part of the state’s realignment plan to ease prison overcrowding, and now there is an effort to get inmates out of jail, and into employment.
California has transferred about 15 percent of its prison population to the counties since last October in a move to reduce overcrowding. However, the ACLU is out with a new report that criticizes how counties are dealing with all the new prisoners.
Authorities were searching for two inmates who escaped from a women’s jail in Santa Cruz Monday.
Authorities say Hugh Hefner’s 21-year-old son, Marston Hefner has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic violence in Pasadena…
Outgoing San Francisco County Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back at a 32-year career, his accomplishments and the state’s prison realignment program.