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California State Prison, Los Angeles County

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  • California's prisons: A disaster in the making

     
    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......
  • Sacramento-area prison disturbance leaves several inmates injured

     
    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...
  • State prison protest continues

     
    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...
  • Plan to change three-strikes law moves toward November ballot

     
    California voters may once again have the opportunity to change the state's three-strikes mandatory-sentencing law...
  • One inmate shot, more wounded during Folsom prison melee

     
    One inmate was shot while officers subdued a disturbance Wednesday at a state prison in Folsom, authorities said....
  • At least 12 hurt in riot at Folsom prison

     
    At least a dozen inmates were hurt during a melee at Folsom state prison Wednesday, One inmate was shot while officers subdued during the incident. The inmate was being treated at a hospital along with at least 11 others with......
  • At least 11 injured in possible Folsom prison shooting

     
    A possible shooting Wednesday inside Folsom State Prison left at least 11 people injured, officials said....
  • Newton: Finding a job, and new hope

    Newton: Finding a job, and new hope
    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,...
  • PTA Mothers Charged with Stealing Millions in Ponzi Scheme

    PTA Mothers Charged with Stealing Millions in Ponzi Scheme
    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...
  • Child molester found dead in prison cell

    Child molester found dead in prison cell
    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,...
  • Homicide Suspected in Inmate's Death at State Prison in Lancaster

    Homicide Suspected in Inmate's Death at State Prison in Lancaster
    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...