AR-15 Among Prizes In Stockton Prison Holiday RaffleA flyer for a weapon being raffled off at the California Health Care Facility in Stockton has some in the community concerned.
Justice Department Overhauling Halfway House SystemThe Justice Department says it is overhauling its system of halfway houses, where most federal prisoners spend the final months of their sentences before being released.
San Jose Gang Leader Gets 15 Years In PrisonA San Jose gang leader was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for racketeering conspiracy, methamphetamine distribution and use of a gun.
Inmate's Death At Valley State Prison Investigated As Possible HomicideOfficials at Valley State Prison in California are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide.
California Passes Proposition 57 In Support Of Sentencing Reforms For Nonviolent OffendersCalifornians voted in favor of sentencing and parole reforms for nonviolent offenders by passing Proposition 57.
Cost To Care For California's Prisoners SkyrocketsStockton's billion dollar prison medical complex is the crown jewel of California's correctional system, designed to save money by consolidating the sickest inmates in one place - but so far it hasn’t worked out that way.
Ex-California State Senator Calderon Gets Prison For Taking BribesFormer California state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3 1/2 years in prison in a corruption scandal in which he acknowledged taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento.
San Francisco Man Gets 2 Years In Prison For Endangering InfantSan Francisco man sentenced to two years in prison after pleading no contest to felony child endangerment and misdemeanor drunk driving.
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.
Al Capone Letter From Alcatraz Reveals Mobster’s Soft SideAn intimate letter he penned from prison suggests the ruthless racketeer could handle tenderness almost as skillfully as his Tommy Gun.
Woman Faked Suicide To Avoid Prison Sentence, Sacramento Prosecutors SayProsecutors say a Sacramento County woman feigned suicide to avoid a prison sentence.
Arrest In San Quentin Death Row Smuggling Attempt A 47-year-old Southern California woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs and cell phones to a condemned gang member on San Quentin’s Death Row.