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Third Sonoma Inmate Found Dead In As Many Weeks

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says an inmate with a history of drug abuse has been found dead in his jail cell, the third inmate death at a Sonoma County detention facility in three weeks. 106 more words


Pictures Show Aging, Bald Imprisoned Phil Spector

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend.

The most recent photo shows a bald, somber looking 73-year-old Spector staring straight into the camera on Oct. 107 more words


California's Mentally Ill Inmates To Get Special Units

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – State corrections officials on Friday agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that will offer them more treatment instead of placing them in the same isolation units as other inmates, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners. 565 more words