Tag: Prison

San Francisco’s Death Row Is Now Empty

SAN FRANCISCO—The city reduced the sentence of its final remaining death row inmate to life in prison on Wednesday, July 29. According to the...

Governor Newsom To Release 8,000 Inmates By August

SAN FRANCISCO—On Friday, July 10, California Governor Gavin Newsom’s top advisors announced that the state will release approximately 8,000 incarcerated inmates in order to...

Former Deputy Sentenced To Prison For Relationship With Felon

SAN FRANCISCO—April Myres, 55, a former San Francisco Sheriff's Deputy was sentenced to 14 months in prison for fraud, as well as carrying on...

San Francisco To Stop Charging Inmates For Calls

SAN FRANCISCO—The city of San Francisco will stop charging inmates for phone calls and will no longer be marking up the cost of items...

Former NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Commits Suicide

BOSTON, MA—Massachusetts State Corrections officials disclosed that NFL player Aaron Hernandez, 27, former tight end for the New England Patriots, was found in his prison...

Man Sentenced To 30 Years For Setting Mosque On Fire

FLORIDA—An ex-convict who posted anti-Islamic rants online pleaded no contest and was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday, February 6 for setting fire...

SF Deputy Arrested After Giving Pistol To Boyfriend

SAN FRANCISCO--The United States Attorney's Office of the Northern District of California announced in a press release on Friday, February 3, that April Myres, 52, a San Francisco...

One Hostage Dead In Delaware Prison Inmate Takeover

DELAWARE—Officials from the Smyrna Police Department were able to stop what the governor of Delaware  called a “torturous” hostage standoff at Delaware’s largest prison on Thursday,...

California Supreme Court Halts Proposition 66 Appeals

SAN FRANCISCO—During the November election, voters faced two measures pertaining to the death penalty: Proposition 62, which would terminate the death penalty and require inmates to provide...

Man Who Set Fire To Chinese Consulate Sentenced To 35 Months

SAN FRANCISCO—The Daly City resident who set fire to the San Francisco Chinese Consulate was sentenced to 35 months in prison on Thursday, December 1. On January 1,...
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