Gov. Brown Signs Bill Giving Right To Vote To Thousands Of FelonsUnder the new law, anyone convicted of a felony, but who is not currently in state or federal prison or on parole, is allowed to vote.
Jaycee Dugard's Lawyer To Appeal Decision In Suit Against Parole OfficersA lawyer for Jaycee Dugard—who was held captive in an Antioch backyard for 18 years—says he plans to ask an expanded U-S appeals court to reconsider her lawsuit against the federal government for parole supervision failures.
Jaycee Dugard's Kidnapper Could Be Eligible For Parole 400 Years EarlyPhillip Garrido was sentenced to 431 years for kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard but he could be back on the streets as early as 2034.
Parole Weighed For Notorious San Francisco KillerCalifornia parole officials on Wednesday were considering whether to release a killer whose crime led to the creation of one of the state's best-known crime victims' groups.
Tupac's Stepfather Up For Parole In Deadly Brinks HeistMutulu Shakur, the 65-year-old stepfather of late Bay Area rapper Tupac Shakur, is eligible for mandatory parole after serving 30 years of the 60-year sentence he was given in 1988 for masterminding a string of deadly armed robberies in New York and Connecticut.
AP Exclusive: Most Sex Offender Parolees Exempt From School BanThree-quarters of California's paroled sex offenders previously banned from living near parks, schools and other places where children congregate now face no housing restrictions after the state changed its policy in response to a court ruling that said the prohibition only applies to child molesters.
Board Denies Parole To 'San Francisco Witch Killer'One of two so-called "San Francisco witch killers" has been denied parole. A parole board on Wednesday said 73-year-old Suzan Carson was unfit for early release.
Convicted Woman Once Dubbed 'San Francisco Witch Killer’ Up For ParoleSuzan Carson and her second husband, Michael "Bear" Carson, were convicted of killing three people during a drug-fueled quest to rid the world of witches between 1981 and 1983.
Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Seeking Release From PrisonThe last of three men convicted of hijacking a school bus full of California schoolchildren is seeking release Thursday after nearly four decades in prison.
Last Of 3 Chowchilla Kidnapper Seeks ParoleThe last of three men who kidnapped a school bus full of children 39 years ago in California is asking this week to be released from prison.
California Could Become 1st State To Pay For Prisoner's Sex Reassignment SurgeryGov. Jerry Brown is weighing whether to grant parole to a transgender inmate who is trying to force California to become the first state to pay for a prisoner's sex reassignment surgery.
Man Who Kidnapped Chowchilla Schoolchildren In 1976 Released From State PrisonOne of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom was paroled from the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo at 5:15 a.m. Friday, state prison officials said.