By Lt. Samuel Robinson, PIO San Quentin-- San Quentin State Prison’s staff and inmates will be walking to fight breast cancer on July 7-8.
By Christine M. Burkhart, Recordonline.com-- It has not yet been a full year since the 2011 Public Safety Realignment law, AB 109, went into effect and yet the changes to the Tulare County jail system have been dramatic
By Brian Day, SGVN -- A body found floating in the San Francisco Bay has been identified as that of a missing 27-year-old corrections officer who grew up in Temple City.
The Associated Press-- A convicted serial killer could be temporarily freed from death row to help search for the remains of long-dead victims under a bill state lawmakers approved Thursday.
By Jonathan Meador, Nashville Scene-- As the state of California continues to move forward with its plan to "recall" nearly 9,500 prisoners from out-of-state private correctional facilities, it appears the process doesn't bode well for Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America's bottom line.
Associated Press-- Scott Peterson on Thursday filed the automatic appeal of his 2004 death sentence to the California Supreme Court, maintaining as he always has that he had nothing to do with the murders of his wife Laci and unborn son Connor.
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By Don Thompson, The Associated Press-- Nearly 250 more criminals will serve their time in county jails instead of state prisons each year under a new California law, a sharp increase from the state's original projections, corrections officials said Thursday.
Division of Juvenile Justice
By Brian Heller de Leon, California Progress Report-- Just days after the deadline, the Governor signed the $92 billion 2012-13 California budget into law on June 27th. The budget includes some of the most significant reforms in state juvenile justice policy since the passage of Senate Bill 81 in 2007.
By Gus Thomson, Journal Staff Writer-- Another wrinkle of uncertainty over the state’s redesign of the criminal justice system has now hit the Auburn area.
By Sean Maher, Contra Costa Times-- A parolee will face felony drunken driving and gun charges after a shooting with the California Highway Patrol that shut down the lower deck of the Bay Bridge on Thursday morning, stalling the eastbound commute for several hours.
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The Reporter-- A parolee wanted on a no-bail warrant was arrested Thursday in Dixon following a two-hour standoff with police -- who talked him from his precarious perch on a freeway overcrossing.