A former San Francisco police officer who testified against two colleagues in a federal corruption trial received the comparatively light sentence of 12 months in prison Thursday morning.
A suspect in two alleged attempted sexual assaults that occurred about a month apart in San Jose was arraigned in Santa Clara County Superior Court Tuesday and faces life in prison.
Attorneys representing a transgender prison inmate on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stick with his order that California officials must immediately provide the inmate with sex reassignment surgery.
The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation.
Former San Francisco 49ers running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison.
A 41-year-old man from Monterey County has been sentenced to 60 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to enticing four children in upstate New York to make online pornography.
Unlike the movie with the same name about a group of hopeless death row inmates, The Last Mile is the first-ever business incubator to operate behind bars.
A high-risk sex offender wants to live in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood, but residents are less than pleased about it.
A new law in California will require state prisons to make condoms available to all prisoners, even though sex between inmates is still a crime.
A San Jose police officer accused of raping a woman at a hotel room in 2013 was remanded to jail Wednesday after trying to change his plea to no contest when prosecutors filed five new enhancements that could land him with life in prison.