Coronavirus Update: 4th San Francisco Jail Inmate Tests Positive During BookingThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced a fourth inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
SF Supes Vote To Close Dilapidated, Old Jail Inside Hall Of JusticeIn a near unanimous vote, San Francisco supervisors approved legislation to speed up the closure the dilapidated Hall of Justice jail.
Second Inmate At SF Jail Tests Positive For COVID-19, Showed No SymptomsThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Sunday confirmed a second case of an inmate testing positive for the COVID-19, adding the inmate did not show any COVID-19 symptoms and had been kept isolated from the general population.
Coronavirus Update: California Reports 1st State Prison Inmate Death Caused By VirusCalifornia reported the first prison inmate death from COVID-19 on Sunday as the state steps up efforts to prevent outbreaks among vulnerable populations, including people living in nursing homes, on the streets or in homeless shelters.
Coronavirus Update: 9 Santa Clara County Sheriff's Deputies, 3 Staffers Contract COVID-19The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday reported twelve confirmed cases of coronavirus among staffers, including nine deputies - two who have since recovered and are back at work.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Sheriff's Deputy Tests Positive For COVID-19A San Francisco sheriff's deputy assigned to a county jail has tested positive for COVID-19, the sheriff's department said Sunday.
4 Santa Clara County Jail Inmates In Isolation Due To COVID-19 ExposureFour Santa Clara County jail inmates remain isolated after potentially being exposed to a person who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
San Francisco DA Announces Citywide Elimination Of Cash BailSan Francisco prosecutors will no longer ask judges for cash bail as a condition for the pretrial detention of defendants, the District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Double Murder Charges Dismissed; Oakland Man Freed After 5 Years In JailAn Oakland man who's been in custody without bail for nearly five years will be set free after charges were dismissed on Monday in a case in which he was charged with two counts of murder.
SF Public Defender Asks For Release Of Man Serving Sentence For Eating CookieThe San Francisco Public Defender's Office will ask the San Francisco Superior Court on Monday morning to release a man who is currently serving a six-month jail sentence for eating a leftover cookie without permission while undergoing a residential treatment program.
CA Congressman: 'Real Prospect Of Jail Time' For Pres. TrumpAdam Schiff (D-CA), a former federal prosecutor, said recent court filings in the case against Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen implicate the President in at least two violations of campaign finance laws.
Santa Clara Co. Reaches $1.6M Settlement Over Jail ConditionsThe Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has reached a $1.6 million settlement in a class action lawsuit filed three years ago alleging overuse of solitary confinement and inadequate medical care at county jails, sheriff’s officials said.
Former Inmate Sues Alameda County Over Treatment During Birth In JailA woman who says she gave birth in solitary confinement in the Santa Rita Jail last year has sued Alameda County and its health care provider for inmates.
Man Whose Case Inspired State Bail Reform Released From JailA suspect in a 2017 robbery, whose case inspired a landmark state appeals court ruling challenging the state's bail system earlier this year, was released from a San Francisco jail Wednesday after spending nearly a year in custody.
San Francisco Man At Center Of Landmark Bail Ruling Set For ReleaseA San Francisco Superior Court judge agreed to release a man from custody ahead of his trial after he spent nearly a year in jail because he couldn't afford to pay bail.