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Prison Inmates

California Prisons Remove Symbol Of Overcrowding

California prisons marked a milestone Friday, when officials said they had removed the last of nearly 20,000 beds that had been jammed into gymnasiums and other common areas to house inmates who overflowed traditional prison cells.

03/02/2012

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Hetch Hetchy Water Treatment System Zaps Bugs With UV Light

A high-tech water-treatment system is making some of Northern California’s cleanest water even cleaner.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

Chopper 5 over a wildfire burning near the Altamont Pass on July 5, 2011. (CBS)

Wildfire Near Altamont Pass Fully Contained

Firefighters fully contained a grass and brush fire near the Altamont Pass Tuesday evening, authorities said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/05/2011

(CBS Graphic)

Plane Of Missing Napa Winery Owner Found In Sierra

Search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane flown by a winery owner that disappeared on a flight from Nevada to Tracy.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

Anthony Waiters

Man Gets Life Sentence In Tracy Shackled Teen Case

A central California man was sentenced Monday to three life sentences in prison for torturing a boy who said he was burned and beaten while being held captive for more than a year.

CBS San Francisco–02/28/2011

Tracy shackled teen torture

Tracy Shackled Teen Sues County Child Protective Services

A lawyer for a teenager who was held captive and abused inside a Central California home for a year has filed a claim against the county for allegedly failing to protect him.

CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

Anthony Waiters

Sentencing Delayed In Tracy Teen Torture Case

The fate of a man convicted of torturing a teenage boy held captive in a neighbor’s Central Valley home for more than a year has been delayed.

CBS San Francisco–01/18/2011

soldierkilled

Dad Of Dead Tracy Soldier Urges Army To Help Troops Fight Depression

The father of a soldier from Tracy, who apparently took his own life on a military base in Afghanistan, wants the military to do more to help returning vets cope with the atrocities they see in war.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2011

Prison bars, generic, crime

Man Who Killed Mother, Grandmother Commits Suicide In Tracy Prison

A 48-year-old inmate at Tracy’s Deuel Vocational Institution is dead after he was found hanged in his cell.

CBS San Francisco–12/17/2010

Three Sentenced In Tracy Torture

30-Year Sentences Handed Down In Tracy Teen Torture Case

Three adults who admitted to holding captive and torturing a 16-year-old boy for more than a year are each headed to prison for at least 30 years.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/06/2010

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