A Novato man charged with kidnapping a 16-year-old girl to Las Vegas for sex pleaded guilty Wednesday to pandering a child.
A serial killer convicted of murdering six people in a shooting spree that terrorized Phoenix in 2005 and 2006 was found dead Wednesday in his prison cell, officials said.
Attorneys who represent California inmates are asking a federal judge to expand the court's oversight of prison mental health care to include the Department of State Hospitals.
A fired prison guard has testified that she initially lied about a fatal inmate beating because her supervisor told her to do it.
Martin Suro, Jr. , 23, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison on Friday after accepting a plea deal and pleading guilty on May 30 to one count of intent to commit mayhem, rape, sodomy, oral copulation and one count of criminal threats that would result in great bodily injury and death.
Two former Penn State administrators lost a second state appeals court ruling in less than two weeks Tuesday, when Superior Court threw out their request to review whether a grand jury judge had authority dismiss charges against them.
During jury selection yesterday in Dallas County Circuit Court, a woman on the verge of trial instead pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal solicitation to commit assault in the first degree against a circuit judge and investigator.
CENTRALIA — A Centralia man imprisoned at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center in Connell is accused of leading a drug trafficking operation from behind bars.
A contract psychologist is recovering from injuries she suffered in an attack by an inmate at the state prison in Los Angeles County.
This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows James DeRosa.
The final plan for A Gathering Place for Tulsa park along Riverside Drive will be unveiled Tuesday - a moment officials at the George Kaiser Family Foundation have been anxious to see come for nearly seven years.
A 44-year-old Waupun Correctional Institution inmate will spend 11 additional years in prison.
The California serial killer known as the "Night Stalker," who died this month at age 53 while on death row for a mid-1980s reign of terror in the Los Angeles area, succumbed to complications of cancer, authorities said.
The couple accused of killing Ana Lila Diaz DeCeja and kidnapping her 2-month-old baby soon will be headed to state prison after being convicted by jurors on murder charges.
A Mount Vernon man is expected to receive 20 years in state prison after pleading guilty Monday to attempted murder charges in connection with the shooting of a 65-year-old woman in July 2012.
With defendant James "Whitey" Bulger sitting less than eight feet away and staring straight ahead, a star government witness in the case against Bulger explained Monday why he turned against the man he long counted among "my partners in crime, my best friends."