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"Orange Is The New Black" (credit:  Netflix)

Cast of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Talk Season 2

The cast has a few words about Season 2 of OITNB which debuts on Netflix Friday…

06/05/2014

George Jung talks to TMZ at San Francisco International Airport.

Notorious Ex-Cocaine Kingpin George Jung Out of Prison, Living In San Francisco

A man so notorious a movie was made about his life just walked out of prison. Ex-kingpin “George Jung” is now in San Francisco where he will finish serving his sentence.

06/03/2014

(CBS)

Hayward Man Sentenced To 17-Years In Prison For Child Pornography

A Hayward man arrested with hundreds of sexually explicit photos of children on his cellphone will spend more than 17 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/21/2014

Humberto Salvador (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Man Sentenced To 400 Years Prison For Orchestrating Gang Rape Of Lesbian In Richmond

A Northern California man who authorities say orchestrated a woman’s rape in part because she was a lesbian has been sentenced to more than 400 years to life in prison.

05/20/2014

A cameraman records the judge's podium in a courtroom closed due to budget cuts and layoffs, at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on March 16, 2009. Beset by an unprecedented budget crisis, the LA Superior Court, the largest trial court system in the US, laid off 329 employees and announced the closure of 17 courtrooms, with more of both expected in the future. AFP PHOTO/Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Pair Sentenced For South Bay ‘Low-Ball Estimate’ Moving Company Fraud Scheme

Two men were sentenced in federal court in San Jose to 18 months in prison for a “low-ball estimate” moving company fraud scheme following an investigation dating back to 2003, a U.S. attorney said.

04/03/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Computer Tech Sentenced To 10-Years For Downloading Child Porn Onto Work Computer

A computer technician at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday for downloading child pornography while at work, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

03/24/2014

(CBS)

Federal Judges Grant California 2-More Years To Reduce Prison Populations

Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.

02/10/2014

Alameda County Fire crews at the scene of a reported explosion at the Santa Rita Jail. (CBS)

11 Injured In Explosion At Santa Rita Jail In Dublin

An oven explosion in a kitchen at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin Tuesday morning injured 11 people, one critically, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman
said.

12/17/2013

Douglas Yim (Oakland Police Dept.)

Oakland Man Sentenced For Killing Friend In Argument Over Existence Of God

An Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 75 years to life in state prison for fatally shooting another man while they were talking about the existence of God while both were under the influence of alcohol, marijuana and cocaine.

12/13/2013

A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judge Extends California Prison Crowding Deadline 1 Month

The judges said in a one-paragraph order, without comment, that a court-appointed mediator needs more time to seek agreement on how the state should reduce inmate crowding.

10/21/2013

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