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A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

You Could Pay For A Violent Sex Offender To Live In A Luxury 4-Bedroom Fairfield Home With Pool

A high-risk sex offender wants to live in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood, but residents are less than pleased about it.

03/20/2015

Inmates at Chino State Prison walk the hallway on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments to appeal a federal court's ruling last year that the California state prison system would have to release 40,000 prisoners to cope with overcrowding so severe that it violated their human rights. More than 144,000 inmates are currently incarcerated in prisons that were designed to hold about 80,000. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

SF Jail Program Is The Model For Law To Provide Free Condoms To California Prisoners

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.

03/15/2015

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Threat Of Life In Prison Prompts San Jose Police Officer To Attempt Plea Change In Rape Case

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.

03/11/2015

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‘Revenge Porn’ Website’s 28-Year-Old NorCal Founder Pleads Guilty To Posting Stolen Nude Photos

The operator of a defunct “revenge porn” website that posted stolen nude photos has pleaded guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.

02/26/2015

Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal Prison

A former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.

02/23/2015

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Number Of Teens Tried As Adults Skyrocketing In Santa Clara County

A 14-year-old San Jose gang member could spend life in prison if convicted of attempted murder. He is among the growing number of teens who are being tried as adults.

02/17/2015

Mug shot of Jeremy Meeks on the Stockton Police Department Facebook page. (Stockton Police)

‘Hot Convict’ Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison For Gun Charge

The internet sensation known as the “hot felon,” “hot convict” or just “hot mugshot guy” will be on ice for the next two years.

02/06/2015

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

Charles Manson Marriage License To 26-Year-Old Nearing Expiration Without A Wedding

California prison officials say the marriage license of Charles Manson and a 26-year-old devotee is set to expire without a wedding taking place.

02/02/2015

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Escaped Jail Inmate Missing For Over 2 Weeks Found At Homeless Encampment Near Rohnert Park

A minimum-security jail inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Rosa earlier this week has been located and arrested, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

01/15/2015

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East Palo Alto Man Jailed For Theft During Belmont Funeral Reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer with his girlfriend at a Belmont funeral reception last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

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