San Jose Man Wrongfully Convicted of Attempted Murder Rebuilds His Life After ReleaseAfter serving more than 17 years in prison, a San Jose man who was wrongfully convicted of attempted murder talks with KPIX about the scars left behind by his time behind bars.
CoCo County Plan to Close Juvenile Hall Surprises SupervisorsThe Contra Costa County district attorney’s plan to close the county's Juvenile Hall in 2021 was praised by some county supervisors for its focus, but blasted by others for the way it was announced Tuesday.
New San Francisco DA Chesa Boudin Promises Immediate Justice System ReformSan Francisco has a new district attorney and he is promising immediate justice system reform.
Surveillance Video Shows Escaped San Quentin Inmate Stealing Car In San RafaelAn inmate who walked away from San Quentin State Prison work crew may be connected to a carjacking that happened nearby on Wednesday night, according to prison officials.
Pressure To Reform California's Bail System Ramps UpCalifornia’s bail system has been accused of discriminating against the poor, but now reform may be on the horizon.
Expert Panel Agrees California's Cash Bail System Is Arbitrary, Unfair To PoorCalifornia's "broken" cash bail system was the subject of a hearing in Oakland Tuesday called by state Assemblyman Rob Bonta, who said he is committed to reforming the system this year.
New Policy Lets Kids As Young As 16 Make Solo Visits To Parents, Siblings In SF JailChildren as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff's Department.
East Bay Politician Opposed To Richmond Jail Expansion; Would Rather Spend On Job TrainingState Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, believes the money for a planned expansion of a Richmond jail should be used for more job training programs that would reduce incarcerations.
Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free SpeechAn exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces - was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.
Terry McMillan Does It Again With New NovelBerkeley alumni and author of "Waiting To Exhale" Terry McMillan treads familiar territory in her latest novel, "Who Asked You?"