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Monterey County Jail

Jailed Man In Salinas Jumps From Upper Floor In Failed Suicide Attempt

A Monterey County jail inmate suffered a head injury Sunday after he jumped from an upper floor in an apparent suicide attempt, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s office.

12/16/2012

Modupe Adunni Martin (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Too Injured To Work Jailed After Sex Charges, Video

A woman who was filmed running in high heels and engaging in oral sex in a public park while claiming to be too injured to work was sentenced Thursday to nine months in San Mateo County Jail for workers’ compensation fraud.

12/13/2012

Protesters rally for International Worker's Day outside the Alameda County Court House on May 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Demonstrators have called for nation-wide May Day strikes to protest economic inequality and political corruption. (Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Iraq War Veteran Injured During Oakland Occupy Suing Alameda County For Abuse

An Iraq War veteran who was seriously hurt during a police raid on an Occupy Oakland encampment last year is suing Alameda County for abuse during his 18 hours in jail.

11/27/2012

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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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