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.
Family Of Man Jailed By ICE For 6 Months Fear He May Be Detained AgainThe family of a man who was arrested by ICE while dropping-off his daughter at a San Jose daycare is concerned he will be detained again.
U.S. Judge Orders Release Of Homeless Man Who Couldn't Pay $330K BailA homeless man who couldn't afford $330,000 bail while awaiting trial on burglary and auto theft charges has been released from a San Francisco jail on the order of a federal judge in the city.
10 Accused In Scheme To Smuggle Meth Into San Mateo County JailTen people, including five female jail inmates, are accused of being involved in a scheme to distribute methamphetamine inside San Mateo County’s Maple Street Correctional Center.
San Francisco Senior Accused Of Petty Crime Fighting $350,000 BailA 64-year-old San Francisco man who has been in jail for four months because he is unable to post $350,000 bail, takes on California's money bail system.
Illegally Cut Down A San Francisco Tree And You May End Up In JailCut down a San Francisco tree without permission and go to jail.
Report: California Bail System Unfairly Punishes Poor, May Violate Human Rights LawCalifornia's system of pretrial detention and arbitrarily-decided bail unfairly punishes poor people, and may be violating human rights law.
Santa Clara County Deputies Arrested For Alleged MisconductTwo Santa Clara County correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of misconduct, including assaulting an inmate.
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.
Alonzo Knowles Sentenced For Hacking Celebrity EmailsKnowles bragged that he hacked celebrities' email accounts to write a book that will "shake up Hollywood"
Two Inmates Who Escaped Santa Clara County Jail Back In CustodyTwo inmates who escaped a Santa Clara County jail last week are back in custody, deputies said.
Escaped Santa Clara County Inmate RecapturedOne of two inmates who sawed their way out of a Santa Clara County jail has been recaptured, officials said Tuesday night.