One of three men who kidnapped and hid a busload of California schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt has gained his freedom from prison after 34 years.
A high-speed police chase that started when officers spotted a stolen vehicle in Concord Saturday night ended with a crash in Emeryville, a police lieutenant said early Sunday morning.
Police arrested a man and woman suspected of burglary and parole violations in Hillsborough on Wednesday.
The 77-year-old had said he did not plan to attend the hearing Wednesday, even though it could be his last opportunity to ask for freedom.
California officials are appealing a court order that called for the immediate release of one of three men convicted of kidnapping and burying a busload of schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt.
An appeals court has ordered that an infamous Chowchilla bus kidnapper be immediately released from prison, unless state officials appeal the decision.
A key part of the strategy is encouraging the so-called “ban the box” approach to hiring, which means employers don’t ask applicants to check the box indicating whether they’ve ever been incarcerated.
Milpitas police arrested a registered sex offender who was wanted for a parole violation Thursday night, police said.
Attorneys for Jaycee Dugard filed a complaint Thursday against the United States government for what she alleges was negligent supervision of then-parolee Phillip Garrido.
Republican Sen. Ted Gaines said Wednesday he will introduce legislation intended to circumvent a 2008 California Supreme Court decision.