Prison

A 2011 Photo of Charles Manson (California Department Of Corrections)

26-Year Old Woman To Wed 80-Year Old Murderer Charles Manson

Mass murderer Charles Manson has gotten a license to marry a 26-year-old woman who visits him in prison.

11/17/2014

San Quentin student-inmates. (The Last Mile)

From Prisoners To Programmers — San Quentin Inmates Are Learning How To Code

A very lucky group of inmates at San Quentin are getting a high-tech break. They’re getting top-notch instruction in Java Script, HTML and CSS.

11/13/2014

Drako, a Belgian Malinois, sniffs along a row of prison cells. (CBS)

California Prison K-9 Sniffs Out Cellphones Smuggled To Convicts

Calfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.

11/12/2014

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Hundreds Of Inmates Freed From California Jails After Voters Pass Prop. 47

A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.

11/10/2014

Ashley Kirk (left) and Juan Ortega-Ramos are accused of burglarizing customers of a PetSmart store in San Carlos. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Couple Who Used PetSmart Boarding Information To Burglarize Homes Sentenced To Prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to prison time Thursday morning for a series of break-ins at homes they learned were vacant when the residents’ pets were boarded at PetSmart

11/07/2014

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Former Cub Scout Leader Sentenced To Prison For Sex With Minor

A former Cub Scout leader was sentenced to 14 years in prison Monday morning for continuous sexual acts with a minor.

11/03/2014

(Asif Hassan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phones Smuggled Into Prisons Find Their Way Into San Jose Domestic Violence Victim’s Hands

Even though they’re illegal in prison, dozens of cell phones confiscated from California inmates are now going to help victims of domestic violence in San Jose.

10/24/2014

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San Francisco Jail Inmates Getting iPads As Part Of $275K Education Pilot Program

The San Francisco Sheriff’s Department has announced more details of a partnership that will bring some jail inmates 100 iPads as part of a $250,000 educational program.

10/22/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Former Livermore Golf Instructor Sentenced To 27 Years Prison For Child Molestation, Murder Plot

A former Livermore golf instructor was sentenced by a judge Thursday to 27 years in state prison for sexually abusing three boys he was teaching and then trying to solicit someone to murder them.

10/09/2014

Inmate Escapes

5th Escaped Inmate Captured In Central California

Authorities in Central California have captured a fifth man who escaped a correctional facility.

09/21/2014

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