Gov. Gavin Newsom Mulls RFK Assassin Sirhan Sirhan ParoleCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom must soon decide whether to free one of America’s most notorious assassins, a decision he has said evokes one of the darkest periods in the nation’s history.
California Prisons Now Limiting Medical Parole To Only Those In VentilatorsA new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to state prisons.
With Sirhan Sirhan's Possible Parole Looming, Controversial Theories on RFK Assassination ResurfaceIn the wake of convicted Robert F. Kennedy assassin Sirhan Sirhan being recommended for parole, an enduring controversy about who really shot the U.S. senator has resurfaced.
San Francisco D.A. Chesa Boudin’s Father Granted Parole After 40 Years In PrisonThe father of San Francisco’s district attorney was granted parole this week, 40 years after he was imprisoned for his role in a deadly 1981 Brink's truck robbery, the state corrections department said Tuesday.
Oldest Son Of RFK Condemns Possible Parole Of Sirhan Sirhan - 'A Grievous Error'Former congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, the oldest son of Robert F. Kennedy, denounced the possible parole of the man convicted of killing his father in California in 1968.
Prosecutors Will Not Challenge RFK Slayer Sirhan Sirhan's Parole Sirhan Sirhan faces his 16th parole hearing Friday for fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, and for the first time no prosecutor will be there to argue he should be kept behind bars.
Parole Allowed For Man Who Buried Victim Alive In 1980 Killing Near FresnoGov. Gavin Newsom has allowed the release of a killer who served four decades in prison for the murder of a developmentally disabled California man who was buried alive, officials said Monday.
Antioch Man Fatally Shot by Neighbor, Police Say It Was Self-DefenseAntioch Police say a man shot his neighbor in self-defense last month following an argument and the victim succumbed to his injuries Wednesday.
California Supreme Court: Some Sex Offenders Can Qualify For Early ParoleThe California Supreme Court ruled Monday that inmates who have been convicted of nonviolent sex crimes may be eligible for early parole consideration as part of a ballot measure that nearly two-thirds of voters approved of several years ago.
Prop 17: California Restores Right To Vote To Felons On ParoleA ballot measure restoring the right to vote for felons on parole has been decisively passed by California voters.
COVID-19: California's Prison Population Drops Below 100,000 For First Time In Three DecadesAs a COVID-19 outbreak has raged within the California prison system, the population of inmates has fallen below 100,000 for the first time since 1990 as officials accelerated an early release program to ease the spread of the virus.
State Board Denies Inmate's Early Release In Santa Rosa Gang Shooting A bid for early release on parole by Oscar Perez, a gang member convicted of attempted murder, has been denied at a hearing held remotely via Zoom, Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced.
Family Of Brutally Murdered Portrero Hill Man Pleads To Keep Killer Without ParoleA man convicted of a heinous murder more than 40 years ago will soon be eligible for parole. But the victim’s family says the mere possibility that could happen is a miscarriage of justice that has victimized the family for decades.
Gov. Newsom's Proposed Probation Changes Would Tackle Car-Burglary ScourgeGov. Newsom is proposing to overhaul California's probation system, reducing the time a convict is under supervised release but increasing rehabilitation programs at the outset of the probationary period, when they're the most effective.
Refugee Paroled In California Murder Case Immediately Detained By ICEA Cambodian refugee who drew support from immigrant groups was released Monday from a California prison after being granted parole in a murder case, then immediately turned over to federal agents.