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2 Santa Clara County Jail Nurses Arrested For Stealing Prescription Drugs

Investigators say two nurses at a California jail have been arrested for stealing prescription drugs intended for the medical care of inmates.

11/14/2012

(CBS)

Woman Accused Of Public Intoxication Delivers Baby At Santa Cruz Jail

Santa Cruz County jail employees helped deliver a baby Monday when a woman who was being let out suddenly went into labor.

10/22/2012

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Man Dies In Santa Cruz County Jail

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.

10/08/2012

New Folsom State Prison (CBS SF)

One Shot, Several Stabbed During Riot At New Folsom Prison

One prisoner was shot by a guard and several more suffered stab wounds during a large-scale riot at New Folsom Prison on Wednesday.

09/19/2012

The San Francisco Hall of Justice. (Getty Images)

San Francisco Hall Of Justice Power Outage Disrupts Courts, Jail

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.

06/21/2012

Bill Would Eliminate Criminal History Box On Some Job Applications

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.

04/17/2012

(CBS)

ACLU Report Critical Of California’s Prison Realignment Program

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.

03/21/2012

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Inmates Escape From Santa Cruz Women’s Jail

Authorities were searching for two inmates who escaped from a women’s jail in Santa Cruz Monday.

02/13/2012

Hugh Hefner (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Hugh Hefner’s Son Arrested In Domestic Violence Case

Authorities say Hugh Hefner’s 21-year-old son, Marston Hefner has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic violence in Pasadena…

02/13/2012

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KCBS In Depth: Bay Area Jails & Prisons

Outgoing San Francisco County Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back at a 32-year career, his accomplishments and the state’s prison realignment program.

01/08/2012

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