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SF Man Not Charged After Shooting, Killing Apartment Neighbor Who Mistakenly Tried To Enter Wrong Unit

A man arrested on suspicion of shooting and killing another man in a South of Market apartment building early Saturday morning was released from jail without charges Tuesday evening, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

05/06/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Livermore Junior Golf Instructor Accused Of Molesting Students Reportedly Plotted To Kill Alleged Victims

32-year-old Andrew Nisbet, who is already facing dozens of charges pertaining to the alleged molestation of three teenage boys, attempted to hire a hit man to kill his victims, according to the district attorney’s office.

04/30/2014

Fremont Police Detention Facility Offers Pay Upgrade For Jail Stay

Napa County Jail Introduces Video Conferencing For Inmates

Inmate visitations at the Napa County Jail entered a new era on Monday with the introduction of a Skype-like video conferencing system aimed at increasing safety.

04/14/2014

Recycled aluminum cans are seen at the Norcal Waste recycling facility July 11, 2003 in San Francisco. The most modern recycling facility in the United States opened in March of 2003 and has the ability to sort and bail up to 2,100 tons of recyclables per day using an efficient combination of specialized equipment and hand sorting. Along with paper, plastic and glass, Norcal's newly opened construction materials sorting facility can sort wood, concrete and metal. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Recycling Fraud Leads To Jail Time For Oakland Man, 3 Washington Residents

An Oakland man is headed to jail for recycling fraud, according to CalRecycle, the state department charged with improving conservation through recycling and waste management.

04/08/2014

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Pair Sentenced For South Bay ‘Low-Ball Estimate’ Moving Company Fraud Scheme

Two men were sentenced in federal court in San Jose to 18 months in prison for a “low-ball estimate” moving company fraud scheme following an investigation dating back to 2003, a U.S. attorney said.

04/03/2014

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Oakland Computer Tech Sentenced To 10-Years For Downloading Child Porn Onto Work Computer

A computer technician at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for downloading child pornography while at work, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

03/24/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco D.A. Challenges Sheriff’s Early Inmate Release Proposal

San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascón sent out a letter on Thursday to the mayor and supervisors challenging a proposal by Sheriff Mirkarimi giving him full authority to grant early inmate releases from county jail using electronic-monitoring devices.

02/07/2014

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Oakdale Soccer Coach Sentenced For Rape Of Teen Girl

A California soccer coach has been sentenced to a year in jail for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl after she fell asleep during a party at his home last year.

11/13/2013

Fremont Police Detention Facility. (CBS)

Fremont Jail Offers Inmates To Pay $155 A Night For Quieter Stay

A new program is offering Alameda County inmates sentenced to misdemeanor offenses to serve their time in less-crowded conditions at the Fremont jail, for a price.

07/24/2013

Inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Judges Order Brown To Release Thousands Of California Inmates

Gov. Jerry Brown said Thursday he will ask the courts to stay what he calls an “unprecedented order” to release nearly 10,000 prison inmates by year’s end.

06/20/2013

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