| Apr 11, 2012
| 11:16 AM
CORCORAN, Calif -- A California prison panel denied parole for notorious mass murderer Charles Manson for the 12th time on Wednesday.
Manson, 77, did not attend the parole hearing.
The panel set his next parole hearing for 15 years from now, when Manson...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:32 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Authorities Thursday released the name of a man who molested a child in San Diego County and was killed in prison this week, allegedly by a murderer also serving a life-sentence at California State Prison in Lancaster.
Francisco Aguilar, 36,...
| Dec 2, 2012
Sunday @ 10am 22nd Winter Fantasy Sawdust Art Festival 935 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach 949 494 3030 www.sawdustartfestival.org There are signs of the season! Searching for unusual holiday gifts? You can find them at the Winter Wonderland created at...
| Aug 15, 2011
Maccao Peoples is a cheerful man, brightly engaging, with worn hands and an easy, if slightly wary smile. Under the circumstances, the cheer is more surprising than the wariness: Peoples has spent the better part of his 50 years in and out of prison,...
| May 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Well, we're still here. No Judgment Day after all. Then again, who needs stupid predictions when we have so much of the real thing happening every day? For example, try telling the people of tornado-devastated Joplin, Mo., that we escaped......
| May 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Several inmates at a state prison near Sacramento were injured Friday when about 150 convicts were involved in a "large-scale riot involving weapons," officials said. Guards at the California State Prison-Sacramento fired a shot into the air and used...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 4:35 PM
About 1,600 inmates continued to take part in a hunger strike protesting conditions in the state prison system’s maximum-security isolation units, down significantly from the peak of roughly 6,600 strikers over the July 4 weekend, said Terry...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:49 PM
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- Three mothers who were on the PTA at Diamond Bar elementary are accused of stealing millions of dollars from dozens of victims in an elaborate Ponzi scheme.
Two of the suspects, 41-year-old Maricela Barajas (aka Maricela...
| Mar 13, 2011
| 11:21 PM
After three years of dialysis and the possibility of death lurking in the shadows for Gaston Benjamin, a state correctional officer in Lancaster, a new lease on life was granted to him through the donation of a kidney by a fellow officer.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 11:56 AM
LANCASTER (KTLA) -- An inmate at the state prison in Lancaster was found dead Sunday and investigators believe his cellmate may be to blame.
The prisoner, who was serving time for a second-degree robbery, was found dead in his cell Sunday after guards...