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Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

State Officials Appeal Release Of Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper

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.

04/11/2012

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Court Orders Release Of Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper

An appeals court has ordered that an infamous Chowchilla bus kidnapper be immediately released from prison, unless state officials appeal the decision.

03/02/2012

(AP)

East Bay Interfaith Community Encourages Employers To Hire Felons

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.

10/24/2011

Marcos Moralez

Sex Offender Arrested In Milpitas For Parole Violation

Milpitas police arrested a registered sex offender who was wanted for a parole violation Thursday night, police said.

09/24/2011

Jaycee Lee Dugard as she appeared before her kidnapping in 1991. (CBS)

Jaycee Dugard Sues Feds Over Handling Of Abductor

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.

09/22/2011

Nancy, Phillip Garrido, Jaycee Dugard

Lawmaker Seeks California Parole Changes In Wake Of Dugard Case

Republican Sen. Ted Gaines said Wednesday he will introduce legislation intended to circumvent a 2008 California Supreme Court decision.

CBS San Francisco–08/03/2011

(CBS)

San Francisco Fears State Is Underfunding Prisoner Transfer

A state prison overcrowding fix that places post-sentenced prisoners into local hands has San Francisco officials fearing they’ll get hundreds of troubled parolees, and not enough money to supervise them.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/21/2011

Police Car, light, siren, generic

East Palo Alto Police Conduct Parole Sweep In Response To Baby Killing

East Palo Alto police were conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city Wednesday morning as part of an ongoing crackdown on gang activity.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Giovanni Ramirez

Giants Fan Beating Suspect Ordered Held On Parole Violation

The main suspect in the brutal beating of a Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium in March has been ordered held in custody for 10 months on a parole violation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Judge Upholds Release Of Mehserle From Prison Monday

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed man at Oakland’s Fruitvale BART station will be released from custody on Monday, a judge reaffirmed Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

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