In-Person Prison Visits Stopped Due To COVID Pandemic Will Soon ResumeCalifornia state prisons will soon resume limited in-person visits with inmates more than a year after they were halted because of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Tuesday.
California Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Art Fraud SchemeA California man was sentenced Wednesday to five years in federal prison for trying to sell forged art to a South Florida gallery.
New Outbreaks Push U.S. Inmate Coronavirus Cases Past 50,000The number of prison inmates testing positive for the coronavirus soared well past the 50,000 mark last month, as recent outbreaks threatened to undo control measures put in place earlier in the pandemic.
Newsom: Shrink Prisons To Help Cut BudgetGov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to significantly shrink the footprint of California's prison system, partly because of massive budget cuts prompted by the pandemic but also because of philosophy.
Child Sex Abuser Being Held At California Prison Gets Early Release Due To CoronavirusA judge Tuesday said he'd grant early release to a federal inmate who is eight months away from completing his 10-year sentence for sexually abusing five girls because of the man's unusual vulnerability to contracting the coronavirus.
Resolution Seeks Wage Increase For California InmatesCalifornia inmates could soon earn more money for their work.
Austrian Prison Escapee Returns, Fed Up Of Life In The SunA man who says he fled an Austrian prison over a decade ago has turned himself in to police in Salzburg, telling them he was fed up with living in Spain's Canary Islands.
Lawyer: California Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison In IranA U.S. Navy veteran from California has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran, his lawyer said Saturday, becoming the first American known to be imprisoned there since President Donald Trump took office.
Mule Creek State Prison Inmate Captured In MercedZechariah Lee walked away from Mule Creek State Prison on February 7.
Men Who Made Off With Just $100 In Botched Robbery Sentenced To Over 12 Years In PrisonTwo Northern California men who made off with only about $100 in a botched robbery at Reno convenience store have been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.
California Prisons Could Soon Be Required To Add Vegan MealsCalifornia prisons could be the first in the nation to make a major dietary change for inmates.
4 Deputies Arrested, Accused Of Letting Inmate Throw Feces At OthersA California county sheriff's office arrested four of its own deputies who are accused of allowing a maximum-security prisoner to throw feces and urine at other inmates.
High Court Juvenile Lifer Ban Spurs Wider Review Of CasesA U.S. Supreme Court decision triggering new sentences for inmates serving mandatory life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles has had a far greater effect: The ruling is prompting lawyers to apply its fundamental logic — that it's cruel and unusual to lock teens up for life — to a larger population, those whose sentences include a parole provision but who stand little chance of getting out.
Woman gets 3 years for damaging man's penis during illegal surgeryA South Florida woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for damaging a man's penis during an illegal surgery.z
Wedding thief sentenced to 7 years in California prisonA thief who posed as a guest at California weddings and stole wallets, credit cards and cash from brides, guests and wedding workers will be honeymooning in prison.