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California Releasing Thousands Of Inmates Early To Relieve Overcrowded Jails

More than 13,500 inmates across California are being released early each month to relieve crowding in local jails — a 34 percent increase over the last three years, according to the Los Angeles Times.

08/18/2014

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Robbing El Cerrito Bank, Fleeing On Skateboard

A 30-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly robbing a bank in El Cerrito and fleeing on a skateboard.

06/12/2014

Leadership Public Schools proposed campus on 7700 Edgewater Drive in Oakland. The location is across the street from a parole office. (CBS)

Oakland Charter School May Be Moved Near Parole Office

An East Bay high school is under scrutiny over plans to move to a location that could put kids in close contact with parolees and possibly sex offenders.

04/03/2014

California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County To Offer Rental Help For Newly Released 3-Strike Inmates

The plan calls for the county to pay as much as $1,000 a month to help pay the rent for the first year after release for inmates who were once destined for life in prison.

10/07/2013

O.J. Simpson Seeks Retrial In Las Vegas Court - Day 2

O.J. Simpson Set To Face Nevada Parole Board On Kidnapping Conviction

O.J. Simpson goes before a Nevada parole panel Thursday to plead for leniency in his 2008 kidnapping and robbery case, but even a favorable decision won’t spring the former football star from prison.

07/25/2013

Leslie Van Houten, wearing a white jumpsuit. (Damian Dovarganes/AFP/Getty Images)

Parole Denied For Manson Follower Van Houten

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.

06/05/2013

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7 Jailed In Petaluma Parole Sweep

Seven Petaluma residents were arrested in a gang probation and parole sweep Thursday evening.

04/05/2013

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

California GOP Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Counteract Prison Realignment

Republican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown’s prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.

03/20/2013

Folsom State Prison (CBS)

More California Sex Offenders Go Missing Under Prison Realignment

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.

03/06/2013

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Gov. Brown Denies Parole To Convicted Killer, Former Manson Follower

California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole for a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 40 years in prison.

03/01/2013

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