A parole panel refused an emotional bid by former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten to release her from prison 44 years after she participated in a notorious set of murders.
Seven Petaluma residents were arrested in a gang probation and parole sweep Thursday evening.
Republican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown’s prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.
he number of paroled sex offenders who are fugitives in California is 15 percent higher today than before Gov. Jerry Brown’s sweeping law enforcement realignment law took effect 17 months ago, according to figures released Wednesday by the state corrections department.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole for a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 40 years in prison.
A new report shows Gov. Jerry Brown let stand 80 percent of a state board’s decisions to parole murderers from California prisons.
One of three men convicted in the infamous kidnapping of a school bus full of California Central Valley school students has been denied parole.
An East Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday evening for allegedly repeatedly threatening to kill a San Jose resident he used to live with, police said.
State prison officials continue to search for ways to help parolees adjust to life after spending time behind bars.
An off-duty Santa Clara County probation officer was injured during a shooting in the Santa Cruz Mountains Tuesday night.