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.
One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore has been released from state prison after serving more than 35 years behind bars.
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.